2011 | Page 2 of 5 | Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) recently announced that it will host the 2013 World Congress of O&P in Orlando, Florida. Scheduled to be held at the Gaylord Palm Resort in Orlando, the World Congress is coordinated to attract orthotic and prosthetic practitioners, technicians, business owners/managers, manufacturers and suppliers from around the world. As […]

Fashion-conscious blogger and business professional, Janice, recently posted a review of our ENGO® Blister Prevention Patches on her Urban Amazon Warrior blog. The site features a “Comprehensive Guide to Shoe Insoles, Inserts and Blister Prevention“, where Janice is testing popular and novel products that keep painful rubbing and foot blisters away. The most recent addition […]

If you’re looking for a simple explanation of why foot blisters occur as well as how to treat blisters and prevent future occurrences, here is a helpful video. Sports podiatrist, Ian Sadler, explains the cause of foot blisters and a few preventive options to consider: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znIPwpviloQ&w=560&h=349]   Similar to the dual layer sock concept […]

Last night my men’s recreational softball team played back-to-back games in blistering 95 degree weather, totaling about 2.5 hours of running around; all while wearing cleats. Although I haven’t experienced blisters with these cleats before, the intense heat and moisture build-up inside my footwear caused a much different experience this time. Although I didn’t have […]

Certified orthotist and prosthetist, Brent Wright, recently started his Lifenabled Blog to share practical tips and techniques for improving O&P device fabrication to obtain better patient outcomes. He’s excited to share fabrication tips/tricks, product reviews and patient outcomes with you, so be sure to subscribe to his blog! Yesterday, Brent shared his solution for patients […]

Check out the latest Tamarack Designer; the orthotics & prosthetics newsletter of Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. Issue 06, Spring 2011 is packed full of product updates, industry resources and educational opportunities. Here’s a sneak peak: New Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps Offer Alternative to Traditional Vacuum-Forming Learn about our latest “bolt-on” fabrication option for installing Tamarack […]

We’re pleased to announce that our recently introduced Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps™ are now available in both black and natural color options. Image: Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps – currently available for large Tamarack Flexure Joints only Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps™ offer an efficient and durable alternative to traditional vacuum-formed joint cavity fabrication, while also making […]

Runners Gear Review, a website that touts “running gear reviews by runners, for runners”, recently reviewed our ENGO® blister relief product in a competitive comparison that they coined the “Blister Prevention Showdown”. A combination of factors, including price, sweat resistance, ability to help heal existing blisters and duration of effectiveness, led Runners Gear Review to […]

Earlier this week we received a heart-warming story about a German shepherd named Gretchen who received a new articulating prosthesis from OrthoPets of Denver, Colorado. Thanks to the staff at OrthoPets, and a set of new Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps™, Gretchen’s prosthesis provided her the opportunity to resume her active lifestyle. Here’s a video clip […]

For optimal results, particularly when applying ENGO Blister Relief Patches or ShearBan to hiking boots, hockey skates, military boots, or any shoe linings that are difficult to adhere to, apply a little heat to the patch surface after it’s applied to the shoe or insole. The pressure sensitive adhesive softens with heat (we recommend a […]