Prosthetics Archives | Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

(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 […]

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 […]

We’re excited to announce that Tamarack Habilitation Technologies was awarded the Best New Products: Textiles category winner at the 2015 Minnesota Manufacturing Awards last night, sponsored by Minnesota Business Magazine. Nominations for this year’s award were collected over a two-month period and reviewed by an external judging panel, consisting of industry experts across all professional […]

Paul Davis from Minneapolis, Minnesota USA writes (5/26/2015), We have lived in a rural setting for 25 years.  We supplement our heat with a high efficiency wood burner.  Several times each year dead trees are felled to be cut into the appropriate size for splitting and firebox fit.  I am an AE amputee with a shoulder […]

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 […]

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 […]

This article is intended to address the top three questions that healthcare providers and end-users have asked us regarding the GlideWear® Prosthetic Liner Patch by Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. The GlideWear Prosthetic Liner Patch is indicated for lower-limb amputees who experience discomfort and skin trauma in specific locations on the residual limb, providing immediate relief and lasting protection […]

Recently, the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association and Amputee Coalition partnered to conduct a comprehensive patient care cost-effectiveness study related to the delivery of orthotic-prosthetic care across the USA. Findings from the Dobson-DaVanzo study revealed patients who received orthotic or prosthetic services had lower or comparable Medicare costs than patients who need, but did not […]