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OFFICIAL CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT & GUIDELINES: Tamarack Habilitation Technologies is launching a Tamarack Flexure Joint AFO Showcase to recognize the hardworking practitioners, technicians, and students who fabricate custom articulating braces for their clients using Tamarack Flexure Joints®. If you’ve designed an AFO or KAFO that you’re especially proud of, we want to see it!   The […]

(June 6, 2017) Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN, USA) and OrthoPets LLC (Westminster, CO, USA) are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to manufacture and distribute a new line of veterinary sleeves, called OrthoPets GlideWear Veterinary Sleeves. Officially available June 7, 2017, the new product line features Tamarack’s GlideWear® low friction fabric technology, designed to […]

Effective immediately, the new 5-Pack will replace the larger “bulk” 10 pair package of Tamarack Flexure Joints (offered since Summer 2012); resulting in a more practical option for O&P clinics and central fabrication facilities around the world. Now available, the Tamarack Flexure Joint 5-Pack includes 5 pair of Tamarack Flexure Joints and one free molding dummy kit. […]

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 […]