June 2009 - Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

In a first-ever attempt to utilize video to showcase its friction management technology, Tamarack™ Habilitation Technologies has launched a YouTube video. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUTl3DiWbHk&hl=en&fs=1&] Check it out at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUTl3DiWbHk While everyone can sympathize with painful rubbing and the occasional blister, very few people are being proactive about blister care. In 1998, Tamarack introduced its first product for […]

  Visit www.tamarackhti.com to check out the new features and web pages on the Tamarack™ website. We’ve added a product showcase on the homepage, LinkedIn profiles to employee pages and two new Tamarack product pages for our glidefree™ transfer board strips and GlideWear™ cushion covers.   Coming Soon… Within the next month Tamarack will unveil […]

         While some people are fortunate enough to wander the earth without a concern in the world for blisters & calluses, most of us are not so lucky. In fact, competitive runners and team sports athletes are continually plagued by the nuisance of friction blisters. Diabetics continuously fight against peripheral neuropathy and the risk of […]

Tamarack™ Habilitation Technologies, Minneapolis, MN announces the latest addition to its line of friction management products – glidefree™ transfer board strips. In 1998, Tamarack introduced ShearBan® friction relieving sheets in the orthotic/prosthetic market. Six years later, ENGO® Blister Prevention Patches were launched in the consumer market, targeting athletes who suffer persistent rubbing & blister issues […]

By Marty Carlson, CPO The 3rd biennial Orthotics-Prosthetics Uniting Frontiers Conference was held May 23th through 27th, 2009 at the Intercontinental Playa Bonita Resort in Panama. I had the honor of presenting information relating to ankle-foot biomechanics and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Other presenters included people throughout the Americas and several European Countries. The Uniting Frontiers […]

According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes is a disease that affects more than 23.6 million Americans (roughly 7.2% of the population). It’s a disease that’s not fully understood, although proper nutrition, insulin management and foot care go a long way to ensure that children and adults living with the disease can live a happy, […]

Tamarack™ seeks up to 50 people who use wheelchairs to try out a new technology designed to make sitting more comfortable and to reduce stress on the skin. The technology is called GlideWear™. GlideWear™ uses a new fabric based friction management system (patent pending). The first application of this technology is a wheelchair seat cushion […]

If you’re interested in learning more about foot-related issues: prevention, treatment and footwear recommendations check out the America’s Podiatrist Blog at http://askamericaspodiatrist.wordpress.com/. America’s Podiatrist was developed by Dr. Michael Nirenberg, DPM, of the Friendly Foot Care Clinic in Crown Point, Indiana. Some of Dr. Nirenberg’s most recent Blog posts include blisters, barefoot running, heel pain […]

Tamarack™ Habilitation Technologies welcomes Cole Carlson back to the company for the summer of 2009. Cole will be focusing his time on assisting marketing & customer service staff with sampling, promotions and market research initiatives with the ENGO® product line. I just finished my junior year of college at Gustavus Adolphus College where I’m a […]

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