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Med-tech startup run by Johns Hopkins students aims to build better orthotics

February 24, 2016

In describing the way many people think about orthotics, Sophomore Computer Science Major Param Shah asks: “Do you remember Forrest Gump?” The cumbersome leg braces the film’s title character wore as a child remain one of the most recognizable depictions of orthotics. It’s an exaggerated image—most orthotics aren’t creaky metal anymore, and the corrective devices […]

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