The Osteoid cast utilizes ultrasonic healing vibrations to dramatically speed up the bone healing process. When one has a bone reset after a traumatic accident, a plaster cast is normally used to hold the break in place until it heals.
For the average bone, however, that means 6 to 8 weeks in an itchy, stuff cast. But thanks to an innovative student from the middle east Deniz Karasahin, the amount of time required for a bone to heal may be dramatically reduced. It is called Osteoid, a 3d printing and ultrasonic technology cast has potential to dramatically speed the bone healing process.
The design is just a prototype at the moment, but future production will enable every individual to receive a custom-fitted cast.