OESH® Shoes 3D Prints 100% Recyclable Soles Using Huntsman TPU Elastomers
…Kerrigan and Huntsman worked together to evaluate the material and determine whether it could be shredded at the end of the shoe’s life cycle and recycled for re-use.
How I Built This with Guy Raz
How You Built That: Oesh Shoes
After years of researching how women’s shoes wreak havoc on the joints, Casey Kerrigan quit her job in medicine to start 3D printing more comfortable designs: Oesh Shoes.
The Washington Post
Giving in to arthritis pain will only make things worse. Here’s how to keep moving.
“Kerrigan hit the global health headlines in 1998 when the Lancet published her study showing that high-heeled women’s shoes dramatically increase forces across the knee joint.” – Article by
Local manufacturer makes strides toward creating the perfect women’s dress shoe
“‘It’s really the perfect shoe. It’s a shoe you can wear and feel good about,’ Kerrigan said. ‘It’s good for you, it’s good for women, it’s good for the planet. I’m proud of it.'”
– Story by Bryan McKenzie
Choose to be Curious
Build a Better Shoe, with Casey Kerrigan, M.D.
“Having established just how bad most footwear is for women, she asked herself: how might I build a better shoe?”
– Conversation with Lynn Borton
CBIC honors local tech entrepreneurs, students, teachers
OESH Shoes named Innovator of the Year by Charlottesville Buisiness Innovation Council (CBIC) – Article by Emily Hays
OESH Shoes launches Indiegogo campaign
“A Charlottesville-based shoe manufacturer is trying to revolutionize the kind of shoe women wear, emphasizing style, comfort and protecting the environment with the latest technology.”
– Story by Ric Young
Radio IQ | wvtf
A Cinderella Story for Cville Doc Determined to Craft the Perfect Shoe
“…And this fall she’s launching footwear that promises to revolutionize the walking experience”.
– Story by Sandy Hausman
Women in 3D Printing
Casey Kerrigan – “When I discovered that most footwear increases loads on the knee joint in the exact location where knee osteoarthritis occurs, I knew I had to develop better shoes”
– Interview by Nora Toure
Center for Innovative Technology
Virginia shoe company accelerates growth
“The design and springy sole of the OESH Townie couldn’t have been made without the specialized 3D printing process supported by the CRCF and the National Science Foundation.”
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