January 2011 | Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

In collaboration with Becker Orthopedic, we’re happy to present a new continuing education opportunity for practitioners, assistants, fitters and technicians in the O&P industry. Friction Management for Neuropathic Foot Problems explains the science behind friction management technology, presents clinical case examples, and demonstrates how to utilize friction management interface products. The American Board for Certification […]

A recent article published by Gina Kolata of The New York Times, titled: Close Look at Orthotics Raises a Welter of Doubts, questions the efficacy of foot orthotics (otherwise referred to as insoles). The article includes statements by educators and medical professionals, including results from a few studies on the effectiveness of foot orthotics. After […]

Every few years, The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) compiles an updated report on the state of diabetes, worldwide, titled: IDF Diabetes Atlas. The report discusses the various types of diabetes, the global impact and what can be done to prevent and better manage diabetes. The fourth edition is available for online viewing or hardcopy purchase. […]

Today I want to take a moment to talk about the importance of customer feedback. It’s a critical component of our success as a company and your satisfaction as a customer. We want to hear what you think so that we can continue providing unique and value-added products. As a small product design, development and […]

Early in 2010 we featured a blog post, titled: Haglund’s Deformity, Bauer Bump, or Pump Bump – Non-Surgical Treatment. Today we’ll delve deeper into the subject of friction-induced skin trauma and offer a simple solution to end heel irritation for good. Hot spots, blisters, calluses and other forms of skin irritation are all-too-often misdiagnosed by […]