Student’s 3-D-printing idea could help people with feet problems

When Marco Fernandez realized that commercial insoles weren’t helping his flat-feet problems, he decided to work on a more customized insole product — using 3-D scanning and printing techniques. Marco, who’s 16 and a junior at Miami-Dade County’s School for Advanced Studies at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, has suffered from a flat-foot problem all his life. The problem has affected his performance in soccer, where he is currently in the regional pool for the state team.

When Marco Fernandez realized that commercial insoles weren’t helping his flat-feet problems, he decided to work on a more customized insole product — using 3-D scanning and printing techniques. Marco, who’s 16 and a junior at Miami-Dade County’s School for Advanced Studies at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, has suffered from a flat-foot problem all his life. The problem has affected his performance in soccer, where he is currently in the regional pool for the state team.

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Student’s 3-D-printing idea could help people with feet problems