2010 - Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

Earlier this year, we reported on the story of Minnesota-native, Steve Knowlton (44), who had planned a 3,500+ miles run from NW Washington to Key Largo, Florida – all to raise awareness and money for the Crohns & Colitis Foundation. We’re delighted to say that Steve did in fact complete the solo cross-country run (on […]

In collaboration with Becker Orthopedic, Tamarack Habilitation Technologies is pleased to present a new PCE credit opportunity to practitioners, technicians, fitters and assistants in the O&P industry. Friction Management for Neuropathic Foot Problems details the science behind friction management technology, real-world clinical case studies and technical applications for friction management interface products. Friction Management for […]

The staff at Tamarack Habilitation Technologies would like to wish everyone a safe and joyful Christmas weekend! We are thankful to all our customers for your business this year. Please note: Our office will be closed Friday, December 24th through Monday, December 27th, in observance of the Christmas holiday. Orders faxed, emailed or placed online […]

If you’ve been scouring the internet for some last-minute stocking stuffer ideas for friends & family, we hope you’ll consider giving the gift of blister freedom… ENGO® Blister Prevention Patches make a unique, low-cost gift idea for the active runner, hiker, basketball or football player in your family. Package options range from $8 to $48, […]

Just this morning I received a wonderful, unsolicited testimonial for our ENGO® Blister Prevention Patch product. It’s a great reminder to all of us that we have a great product that is truly effective at preventing foot blisters & calluses. Melissa from California wrote: “I LOVE this product. Was suffering from horrible blisters. I tried […]

With the recent growth in the use of black thermoplastic and carbon fiber materials for fabrication of ankle foot orthoses (AFO’s), we are pleased to offer a new matching thermoformable joint option – the Black Tamarack Flexure Joint® Pictures 1-2: Traditional white Tamarack Flexure Joints installed in two types of AFO’s   Pictures 3-4: New […]

Whether you rely on your feet for fitness or sport, for your job or wandering around the world, check out the Happy Feet! Foot Care Advice for Walkers and Travelers Booklet. Happy Feet! features 36 pages of foot care tips, techniques and product recommendations – straight from seasoned ultrarunner, marathoner, backpacker and race-day medical staff […]

If you’re an orthotist, prosthetist or pedorthists who treats patients with partial foot amputations, there’s a new article in the November 2010 issue of Lower Extremity Review that’s well worth your time. In the article, Partial foot amputation: Pedorthic management, Erick Janisse, CPed, CO and Dennis Janisse, CPed – both of National Pedorthic Services Inc. […]

The November 2010 issue of Lower Extremity Review features the results of a Virginia Tech University study, which measured the effects of Achilles tendon loading and dorsiflexion range of motion with two different shoe styles. High-top athletic shoes were identified as having almost 10% less peak Achilles tendon tension than their low-top counterpart. The study […]

UnitedHealth Group recently released findings from a study predicting that “the majority of Americans could have diabetes or prediabetes by 2020, at a cost of $3.35 trillion to the health care system over the next 10 years.” The company proceeded to mention how community wellness programs and public health initiatives could help prevent nearly 10 […]