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3D printable exoskeleton arm for disabled open source project Answered

This is a preliminary work in progress design for an open source 3D printable exoskeleton arm brace to assist the disabled to raise their arm. I have not yet tested this design and am seeking help with enhancing and improving this design. As someone with a form of muscular dystrophy called SMA, I have significant difficulty lifting my arms. Similar devices exist, but they are cost prohibitive for most people and not covered by insurance. I wanted to create an open source, inexpensive exoskeleton arm brace that utilizes both springs to offset arm weight and a motor to raise the individual's arm that would be free to download and modify. I want this to be open source and adaptable for anyone with a disability free of charge. Please note that for legal reasons, this is not intended as a medical devise and I make no warrentees nor can I vouch for the safety of this device as it is purely for experimentation. Part of the concept is that this arm brace will allow additional snap on attachments or modifications.

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Modification of IronArm by emac0094 is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Share Alike license. Remix by Eric Ovelgone darkrubymoon.com. Questions or suggestions for modifications can be emailed to darkrubymoonstore@gmail.com under subject exoskeleton 3d design.

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