Wiivv Offers 3D Printed Orthotics at Vancouver Historic Half Marathon

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The Wiivv team was on site in Stanley Park, performing free assessments for custom 3D printed orthotics.

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3D Printed Orthotics at Marathon

Wiivv orthotics use fast, ultra precise 3D printing technology to offer a new type of orthotic for athletic and everyday use. The orthotics, created from medical-grade nylon, are fully customized to each individual.

This past Sunday, Wiivv Wearables Company, sponsored the Vancouver Historic Half Marathon. The Wiivv team was on site in Stanley Park, performing free assessments for custom 3D printed orthotics. The process involves taking a 3D foot scan and gathering lifestyle information. Wiivv created a buzz among the active participants, excited to find a new way to access orthotics. Many of the 800 participants took advantage by getting sized for the performance-enhancing product. The Wiivv team had Andrew Taylor (MSc PT) on hand, discussing the physical impact custom orthotics can have on the human body. Comfort, less fatigue, and increased athletic performance were highlighted as the primary benefits.

Wiivv orthotics use fast, ultra precise 3D printing technology to offer a new type of orthotic for athletic and everyday use. The orthotics, created from medical-grade nylon, are fully customized to each individual. With Wiivv, athletes can achieve perfect fit, no matter what shoes they are wearing. 3D printing also helps Wiivv achieve a price point up to 5 times lower than traditional solutions, and a 10 times faster turnaround.

Wiivv Wearables Company has operations in Vancouver, British Columbia and Palo Alto, California. Wiivv orthotics are currently offered through the website.

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