2010 - Page 3 of 14 - Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

In response to increased utilization of Tamarack Flexure Joints for custom veterinary brace applications, Tamarack Habilitation Technologies has launched a new Veterinary Tamarack Flexure Joint product. Featuring lighter 65 durometer polyurethane, the Veterinary Tamarack Flexure Joints are specially designed to offer an easier break-in period for dogs and other animals. And because most veterinary orthotic […]

According to today’s edition of the Gear Junkie newsletter, another minimalist running shoe is about to emerge. The Inov-8 Evoskin is the company’s latest footwear innovation – an incredibly lightweight, form-fitting silicone shoe. With the recent explosion in publicity of minimalist and barefoot running all over the internet, newspapers and sports magazines, there’s no question […]

By Jason Pawelsky, Sales & Marketing The other night I finally gave in to the urge to see The Social Network – the fictional Hollywood rendition of the story about how Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook®, began his now 25 billion dollar empire. It wouldn’t be kind to ruin the story for you, so check […]

Conventional wisdom says to medical professionals: control inflammation to promote muscle healing. A new study from the Cleveland Clinic questions this convention. Lan Zhou, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues at the Cleveland Clinic found that inflammatory cells (macrophages) in acute muscle injury produce a high level of an insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) which increases the rate […]

The 93rd annual American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association National Assembly concluded last Saturday in Orlando, Florida. With just under 2,000 registered attendees, the event drew a comparably sized crowd to the meeting last year in Seattle, Washington. The speaker lineup provided ample opportunity for business owners, practitioners and exhibitors to learn about trends and new […]

The September 2010 issue of Lower Extremity Review features an interesting article titled: Diabetes experts focus on foot ulcer recurrence. If you’re diabetic or treat patients with diabetes, it’s certainly worth your time to check it out. According to the article, “up to 60% of diabetic foot ulcers recur even with careful attention.” It’s alarming […]

The October 2010 issue of The O&P Edge features a story about Tamarack Habilitation Technologies’ founder, Marty Carlson, CPO, FAAOP, and his 35+ year career in the O&P field. If you’ve ever wondered how the Tamarack® Flexure Joint and other products & technologies by Tamarack Habilitation Technologies came to be, The O&P Edge has the […]

I recently spent 10 days in Banff and Jasper National Parks in Canada hiking mostly every day. During the first couple days it was either raining or snowing. I like to hike in low cut hiking shoes so my feet got wet. I had on synthetic socks which kept my feet warm and pretty dry. […]

According to a recent newstimes.com article, a Danbury, CT medical center will open its doors next week with a paperless medical records system in place. The Imed Center of Danbury will utilize an electronic, USB drive program to review and update patient records. Patients of the clinic will be provided a credit card-sized USB drive […]

With the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association’s National Meeting upon us, we’d like to take a moment to provide a few tips on how to get the most value out of the time and money you spend traveling to and attending trade shows. Tips for Maximizing Your Return on Trade Show Attendance Spend some time […]