March 2011 - Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

A new article in the Chicago Tribune questions the long-term effectiveness and benefit of over-the-counter foot orthotics. When Dr. Scholl’s recently released their Custom Fit Orthotic Center in big box retail and pharmacy chains across the U.S., foot care professionals took notice of the danger lurking in Scholl’s promotional program. While over-the-counter foot orthotics generally […]

We’ve just updated the animal orthotic & prosthetic facilities page on our Animal O&P website! Check out for a list of facilities who fabricate custom orthotic braces and prosthetic limbs for family pets and farm animals. Our Animal O&P Resource Site includes facilities across the United States, Canada and England. Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. […]

The latest issue of O&P Business News features an article by Thomas Karolewski, CP, FAAOP, titled: A History of O&P Education. If you’re a practitioner, technician, fitter or student in the O&P industry, take a look at Mr. Karolewski’s viewpoint and historical overview related to advancements in orthotic and prosthetic education. A look at the […]

Introducing the latest addition to the Tamarack Flexure Joint® product line… Next week at the annual American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, Tamarack Habilitation Technologies will feature our new Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps™. Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps are uniquely designed to precisely fit around Tamarack Flexure Joints, creating a […]

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies Inc., Minneapolis, MN, announces that Wieland Kaphingst, Biomedical Engineer and CPO, has joined the company. Wieland will concentrate on expanding Tamarack’s product lines, with a focus on addressing tissue trauma prevention needs within healthcare markets. Kaphingst holds O&P certifications in Germany, Europe and in the USA, along with a German degree in […]

Welcome to the updated version of Tamarack Habilitation Technologies’ Blog! With a new name and site design, “Habilitation Technologies News by Tamarack” will continue to provide product news and valuable educational content for consumers and healthcare providers about foot care, biomechanics and rehabilitation. Who We Are Located near Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA), Tamarack Habilitation Technologies manufactures […]