Blog | Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

Featured in the February 2017 issue of The O&P Edge, the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) and O&P innovations company, Click Medical, recently partnered to incorporate the versatile BOA closure system into an articulating AFO.

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. just returned from the Abilities Expo Chicago, showcasing the company’s GlideWear Shear Protection product line along with a few other products that aid in foot blister, callus, and ulcer prevention (ENGO Blister Prevention Patches) and sliding board transfers (GlideFree Transfer Board Tape). Abilities Expo attendees were welcomed by over 100 exhibitors […]

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN USA) welcomes Padrao Ortopedico as the company’s newest GlideWear shear protection product line distributor, serving the orthotic, prosthetic, and podiatric industries across Portugal. Padrao Ortopedico Website: http://www.padrao-ortopedico.com Phone: (22) 906 51 48, (22) 906 51 49 Contact Name: Carlos Quelhas GlideWear products feature a unique, patented dual-layer fabric technology […]

The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) has announced a change in terminology from pressure ulcer to pressure injury; also updating the stages of pressure injury. NPUAP believes the change to pressure injury vs. pressure ulcer more accurately describes pressure and shear-related injuries to both intact and ulcerated skin. Pressure Injury: A pressure injury is […]

The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel has just posted information about its 2016 NPUAP Research Symposium, hosted at Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel, November 9, 2016. This is a great opportunity for clinicians, researchers, engineers, and others in the healthcare field to learn more about the latest developments in pressure ulcer (bedsore) prevention. No longer is […]

GlideWear® Forefoot Shear Protection Socks feature a patented, dual layer low friction zone that provides targeted shear reduction across the forefoot to prevent and relieve abrasion, friction, and shear-related skin breakdown. Unlike traditional dual layer socks, which can cause a loss of stability while walking with and without footwear, GlideWear is strategically positioned around the […]

To assist with planning your 2016 O&P Industry conference planning, we’ve compiled a list of events, dates, and locations for you. If you find this information useful, we appreciate if you’d share the link with your colleagues by email and social media. Event Date Location Hanger Education Fair 1-6 February 2016 Las Vegas, Nevada Rehab […]

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Minneapolis, MN USA – January 13, 2016) Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. is delighted to announce a new wholesale distribution agreement for the company’s ENGO® Blister Prevention Patch product line with Global Hydration Water Treatment Systems, Inc. (Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada). Starting January 2016, Global Hydration will begin distributing ENGO® Blister […]

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 12, 2016) Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN USA) and Knit-Rite, Inc (Kansas City, Kansas, USA) are pleased to announce a strategic supply partnership to deliver a new line of skin protection options for patients using orthotic-prosthetic and complex rehab technologies. The first major initiative between the two organizations […]

In support of World Wide Pressure Ulcer Prevention Day, November 19, 2015, here are FIVE valuable resources for healthcare professionals and facility managers to consider when fighting back against the genesis of avoidable pressure ulcers.     Invest in the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline (full-text or quick-reference version). Leaders from […]