January 2014 | Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

While custom orthotic and prosthetic devices have been around for centuries, with the American prosthetic device field beginning during the American Civil War (1861-1865), the notion of fabricating custom braces and prosthetic devices for animals has only recently become popularized, thanks to a specialized group of healthcare providers. ACL injuries for canines (technically referred to […]

One of the frequent questions we receive from amputees and Prosthetists about using the GlideWear® Prosthetic Liner Patch is, “how do I hold it in place while donning the prosthetic liner“.  This article will shed some light on a great skin-safe adhesive solution to ensure effective and frustration-free placement of the GlideWear Prosthetic Liner Patch. […]

Healthcare professionals who purchase and use products manufactured by Tamarack Habilitation Technologies (Minneapolis, MN USA) can now refer to to our 2013/2014 Tamarack Product Line Information sheet to look up part numbers and purchasing options. Customers are often unaware of the availability of Tamarack Flexure Joint hand tools; designed specifically for fabricating braces that use […]

ENGO® Blister Prevention Patches are most commonly used to prevent and relieve troublesome hot spots and blisters  in athletic, casual and dress footwear.   However, one commonly overlooked application for these slick blue “blister stickers” is to patch areas within fabric-lined footwear (running, hiking and other sports shoes, most commonly) to extend the footwear’s useful life […]

2014 has just arrived, yet we’re already preparing for the many orthotic & prosthetic industry trade shows scheduled throughout the year.  If you’re an orthotist, prosthetist, pedorthist, O&P educator, or student, we hope you’ll find time to attend at least one of these great events. For the staff at Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, these meetings are […]