November 2010 | Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, 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 […]

In partnership with www.DrTodds.com, we’re delighted to offer a great holiday stocking stuffer gift idea for family, friends & co-workers. DrTodds.com is now featuring the Healthy Feet Essentials Kit, including a pair of ultra-comfortable Dr. Comfort socks, Pedifix foot file and ENGO® Blister Prevention Patches (2 cushion heel pads and 2 large oval patches) for […]

We were pleased to learn that Acor Orthopaedic is now offering an Articulating AFO Gauntlet utilizing the Tamarack Flexure Joint®. This durable, versatile and easy-to-install orthotic joint is available in three sizes and either free motion or dorsiflexion assist options. For more information about Acor’s new Articulating AFO Gauntlet (model G9430), visit Acor Orthopaedic Online. […]

We just learned of another great review of Tamarack’s foot blister prevention & relief product, ENGO® Blister Prevention Patches, and wanted to share it with our Blog readers. Here’s an excerpt from the product review: “It’s a simple idea but really does seem to work. I was able to wear my favourite sandals again and […]

If you’re an orthotist, pedorthist or podiatrist who treats a lot of diabetic feet, check out the story, Treating the Diabetic Foot, in the November 2010 issue of The O&P Edge. Among the things to consider when treating people with diabetes, the article mentions the need for better communication between healthcare providers and improved level […]