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Bed sores, also referred to as pressure ulcers, pressure sores and decubitus ulcers, are a significant problem in hospitals and nursing homes, with regard to both the rising rate of occurrence (and financial expense) as well as prevention & treatment responsibility for caregivers. Jonathan Rosenfeld, J.D. (Illinois, U.S.A.) has developed a helpful website, Bed Sore […]

OrthoPets Center for Veterinary Orthotics & Prosthetics recently developed an excellent “how-to” video for forming a plaster cast prior to fabricating an orthotic stifle brace for K-9’s. [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/21624537] Orthotic bracing for animals is an affordable and highly effective alternative to invasive surgical options. Because veterinary orthotic & prosthetic devices are a relatively new concept […]

Knowing where a blister is going to occur before an event can be challenging; especially if you don’t usually get blisters or are competing in a longer-distance event than you’re used to. We agree that it may be difficult to know just where to apply a blister patch without experiencing the tell-tale warning indicators of […]

Have you ever wanted to lace up your shoes and go for a long run? Millions of people run every day, often logging 100 mile or more per week. But could you imagine going for a run, coast-to-coast, across the United States of America? Few have attempted such a mentally and physically draining feat. Read […]

We’re happy to announce that we’ve begun providing product sponsorship and promotional support for ultrarunner, Ryan Dexter of Wisconsin, USA. Ryan contacted us earlier this year to share his personal experience with our ENGO® Blister Prevention Patch product, saying “I absolutely love your product and it allows me to keep the same shoes and socks […]

At today’s staff meeting, Tamarack Habilitation Technologies kicked off its new company wellness program. Although there are many effective ways to live a healthier, happier lifestyle, we would like to share our company wellness program with you. Take our approach – or create your own – and spread it throughout your companies and households. Have […]

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 http://www.animaloandp.com/facilities.asp 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 […]