The Fin Is The World’s First Amphibious 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg

a person just about to get into a swimming pool seen wearing the fin prosthetic leg on his left side

Researchers have developed a new prosthetic leg that will allow amputees to swim without having to worry about switching to a waterproof prosthetic leg as they get in and out of a swimming pool. No other known prosthetic leg can seamlessly go from walking to swimming.

The prosthetic leg, called the Fin, is a 3D printed leg that is not only waterproof but also gives swimmers a more natural sensation as they move through water.

The researchers working on the Fin are hoping to get it to the market in the next 5-6 months.

Watch the videos below to learn more about the Fin.

Source: CBS Miami

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