11-Year Old Gets an Affordable 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand

3dp_3dshand_cleaning_print-1080x675Daniel Hobbs is an 11-year-old boy who would seem like any typical kid his age. He plays sports and enjoys riding his bike. He also hangs out with his friends and goes to school. But while Daniel’s mother was pregnant with him, doctors informed her that he had a congenital malformation that would result in him being born without a lower left arm.

But this didn’t stop Daniel from doing what he enjoys. Along with a prosthetic hand he has had since he was seven years old, he is able to perform physically – but as he grew older, he outgrew his prosthetic limb.


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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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