3D Printed Casts: How Can They Help Fix Fractures?

3D Printed Casts: How Can They Help Fix Fractures?

3D Printed Casts: How Can They Help Fix Fractures and Broken Limbs? A bone fracture or broken limb needs to be set with a cast to keep bones in alignment, protect the limb, facilitate faster healing, recovery and prevent chronic pain. While healing time may vary...
Workers Comp LOVES ActivArmor

Workers Comp LOVES ActivArmor

Workers Comp LOVES ActivArmor! People with jobs in food handling and food service industries are out of work on short term disability when they have to wear a cast or splint on their hand that isn’t Sanitizable or washable.  The same for healthcare workers like nurses...
ActivArmor and FOOSH

ActivArmor and FOOSH

You look at the title and wonder what exactly a FOOSH is. FOOSH is an acronym for fall on an outstretched hand. It can be a simple fall or a traumatic fall. What type of activities can cause a FOOSH? There are many different causes of this injury. It could be from...
“Healing a Broken Wrist with a Flash of Purple”

“Healing a Broken Wrist with a Flash of Purple”

13-year-old Kylee Menszak broke her wrist in gym class which would make her ineligible for her soccer season if she was placed in a traditional plaster cast. Thanks to St Lukes Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Dustin Green Greenhill, MD, she didn’t have to miss her...
Veterans Day 2021

Veterans Day 2021

Everyone here at ActivArmor wants to wish our current and former military members a Happy Veterans Day!   Here are some facts you may or may not know about Veterans Day: Veterans Day was originally named Armistice Day, which signaled the end of World War I back...