2011 | Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

If you’ve ever needed shorter or longer screws to properly secure Tamarack Flexure Joints to a thermoplastic or carbon fiber brace, and the hardware supplied in the pack wasn’t the correct length for your needs, we’ve got you covered. On page 20 of the new Tamarack Flexure Joint Product Guide (2nd edition – August 2011), […]

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies is pleased to announce that Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps, the new external mounting option for installing Tamarack Flexure Joints, are now available in large and medium sizes. Purchasing Information: Part Number Description Size Color 741-CAP-LB Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps Large Black 741-CAP-LN Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps Large Natural 741-CAP-MB Tamarack Flexure Joint […]

Do you wish you could add free motion or dorsiflexion assist joints after you’ve fabricated a thermoplastic, carbon fiber or leather brace? New Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps offer O&P practitioners, technicians and central fabrication companies a new installation alternative, using Tamarack’s pre-made cavity system for articulating orthopedic devices. George Garcia, CTO with Arizona AFO recently […]

While conducting research on the spinal cord injury population to better understand how to market and distribute our GlideWear Low Friction Cushion Cover product, I ran across a few resources worth sharing. Websites: Foundation for SCI Prevention, Care & Cure – http://fscip.org/organization.htm SCI-Info-Pages – http://www.sci-info-pages.com/ SCI Guide – www.bu.edu/sciguide Mobility magazines: Ability Magazine – www.abilitymagazine.com […]

There has been much discussion recently in a host of publications about the role of pressure and shear in the treatment and prevention of foot ulcers. Emily Delzell’s article, The role of rocker soles in reducing ulcer risk (Lower Extremity Review, August 2011) shares findings from a recent study, suggesting that rocker soles effectively reduce […]

The latest ShearBan flyer is now available on Tamarack’s website: http://www.tamarackhti.com/assets/pdf/2010_shearban_flyer.pdf The most exciting change that recently took place is that ShearBan Rivet Cover Patches are now packaged in 138 piece packs, instead of 120. The 15% increase in patches comes to you at no additional charge. Rivet cover patches are ideal for covering hardware […]

Recently reported in Lower Extremity Review (LER), investigators from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University recently concluded a report, which analyzed shear and pressure measurements in relation to heel height in 10 female volunteers. The authors indicated that heel height had a greater influence on peak shear than peak pressure. In fact, shear forces were reported […]

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies is delighted to announce the launch of our newly-redesigned Model 747 Tamarack Clevisphere™ Joint. In order to address customer concerns with regard to the dampener pad shifting out of place, we have engineered a recessed area within the Clevisphere Joint casting to more effectively hold the sound dampener pad in place. As […]

We recently learned of an incredible local organization, the Wiggle Your Toes Foundation, which is dedicated to helping amputees and their families regain independence and mobility after limb-loss. Founder, Aaron Holm of Minnesota, is a bi-lateral, above-the-knee amputee, who has a passion for helping others navigate through the steps necessary to recover quickly in order […]

We occasionally receive feedback from customers about our products, and always welcome any concerns, suggestions or success stories. This testimonial comes from a couple of satisfied ENGO Blister Prevention Patch customers across the pond in the U.K. “We are regular long distance walkers and walk on average around 1500 miles each year. We have both […]