Blog | Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

We’re delighted to welcome Nash Tantivit to the ENGO Blister Prevention Patches family as our new distributor for the running market in Thailand. Nash is a well-known and respected triathlete in Thailand with several impressive records, including: Third place in the male 18-24 age category at the Foremost Ironman 70.3 Thailand in 2017 6th place […]

Just last week, South Korean tennis professional, Hyeon Chung, was forced to retire in a heartbreaking loss against Roger Federer at last week’s Australian Open. If you follow professional tennis, you’ve probably noticed a rise in the number of tournament-ending losses due to excruciating foot blisters that some of the world’s top tennis players have […]

We’re delighted to announce that our line of pediatric dorsiflexion assist Tamarack Flexure Joints are now available in BLACK in addition to the traditional ‘natural’ (off-white) color Tamarack has provided since 1995. Black Tamarack Flexure Joints have been available in all sizes of free motion joints since 2010, as well as medium and large dorsiflexion […]

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 […]