orthotics Archives | Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

We’re delighted to announce that our line of pediatric dorsiflexion assist Tamarack Flexure Joints are now available in BLACK in addition to the traditional ‘natural’ (off-white) color Tamarack has provided since 1995. Black Tamarack Flexure Joints have been available in all sizes of free motion joints since 2010, as well as medium and large dorsiflexion […]

(June 6, 2017) Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN, USA) and OrthoPets LLC (Westminster, CO, USA) are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to manufacture and distribute a new line of veterinary sleeves, called OrthoPets GlideWear Veterinary Sleeves. Officially available June 7, 2017, the new product line features Tamarack’s GlideWear® low friction fabric technology, designed to […]

Effective immediately, the new 5-Pack will replace the larger “bulk” 10 pair package of Tamarack Flexure Joints (offered since Summer 2012); resulting in a more practical option for O&P clinics and central fabrication facilities around the world. Now available, the Tamarack Flexure Joint 5-Pack includes 5 pair of Tamarack Flexure Joints and one free molding dummy kit. […]

To assist with planning your 2016 O&P Industry conference planning, we’ve compiled a list of events, dates, and locations for you. If you find this information useful, we appreciate if you’d share the link with your colleagues by email and social media. Event Date Location Hanger Education Fair 1-6 February 2016 Las Vegas, Nevada Rehab […]

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 12, 2016) Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN USA) and Knit-Rite, Inc (Kansas City, Kansas, USA) are pleased to announce a strategic supply partnership to deliver a new line of skin protection options for patients using orthotic-prosthetic and complex rehab technologies. The first major initiative between the two organizations […]

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies is pleased to announce the availability of an adjustable plantarflexion motion control option! The Tamarack Plantarflexion Limiter Kit provides 30 degrees of precision adjustability. Kits are available in medium and large sizes, can be used with thermoplastic and carbon fiber construction, and include a set of reusable Molding Dummies. Tamarack Flexure Joints […]

Recommended reading for nurse, therapists, physicians, orthotists, prosthetists, and individuals who rely on assistive technology for daily activity. Skin Health: Prevention and Treatment of Skin Breakdown Written by Janet Dean, MS, RN, CRRN, CRNP. The International Center for Spinal Cord Injury Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland. Published on the Transverse Myelitis Association website, Janet Dean’s […]

Occasionally, we receive a call asking about whether or not we recommend installing the Clevisphere™ Joint (Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.) backwards to create a rear-entry style ankle-foot orthosis (AFO), designed to allow adjustable dorsiflexion control. Due to the stress translated to the material during high activity – and risk of fatigue cracks near the joint […]

In partnership with Becker Orthopedic and clinicians, Charles Kuffel, MSM, CPO, FAAOP and Kevin Hines, CPO of Arise Orthotics and Prosthetics (Minneapolis, MN USA), Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of the GlideWear Prosthetic Liner Patch scientific & clinical case presentation. The presentation, New Intervention for the Management of Skin Breakdown […]

Whether you’re trying ShearBan (self-adhesive PTFE sheets & patches) or GlideWear Prosthetic Liner Patches (2-ply silk-like shear reducing fabric) for the first time or are looking to optimize your patch size and placement for maximum performance and cost savings, SIZE does matter. This post serves to provide guidance and considerations in choosing the correct patch size […]