August 2009 - Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

Today I’d like to share a blog I read on the Podiatry Today web site. Kathleen Satterfield, DPM – makes a great point about the value of well-utilized educational conferences. Check it out! Getting More Out Of A Conference Than Free Pens | Podiatry Today The next time you get an opportunity to attend an […]

I recommend reading this post from the Podiatry Today blog, written by Dr. Douglas Richie Jr., D.P.M.: Are You Really Getting A Custom Foot Orthotic? | Podiatry Today Whereas designing a custom foot orthotic used to involve meticulous attention to the individual patients needs, modern technology and lack of sufficient reimbursement have led many podiatric labs to provide over-the-counter foot […]

On June 2, 2009 we posted an article entitled “Dog Brace for Injured Stifle” that has since received a lot of attention from pet owners interested in finding cost-effective care for their k-9. Here are a few sources for anyone looking for information and/or someone to help their pooch: Handicapped Pets – Amherst, New Hampshire […]

By Catherine Lussenhop     A new paper in Assistive Technology, the journal of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Association of North America (RESNA), suggests that the relation between interface pressure and the formation of pressure ulcers is not as clear-cut as many assume it to be.     Researchers in the Netherlands reviewed previous studies about interface […]

Here’s an interesting viewpoint from a world-renown podiatrist on over-the-counter “custom” foot orthotics. What’s your opinion of retailers selling custom orthotics to correct biomechanical ailments? Why Podiatrists Should Not Fear Custom Foot Orthotics At Costco | Podiatry Today

Tamarack™ Habilitation Technologies is pleased to introduce the first in a series of fabrication guides designed to improve our customers’ experience with Tamarack products. The Tamarack Flexure Joint Product Guide provides detailed instructions and techniques for maximizing the effectiveness of Flexure Joint™ fabrication for custom orthotic applications. Mark Payette, CO, Research & Development Manager at […]