In the future, braces will be printed to help people save on cost and manufacture time. The girl wearing a brace in the picture has scoliosis and is using a printed brace to help keep her posture right to not further worsen her scoliosis.
Industrial designer Scott Summit makes beautiful prosthetics. This is what happens when an industrial designer/ex-Apple employee and a printing guru get together to make artificial limbs. Awesome that a industrial designer can help in the medical world 👍