amputee Archives | Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

If you’re an amputee or a healthcare provider looking for ways for your clients to become more active, confident, and healthy, Marsha Therese Danzig’s Yoga for Amputees (Y4A) workshops and classes are worth looking into. As a below-knee amputee, Marsha Therese’s workshops and classes address the unique wellness needs of amputees, including pain relief, body […]

To assist with planning your 2015 Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics Industry education and product showcase schedule, here’s a list of events, dates, and locations we’ve compiled for O&P practitioners, technicians, students, and staff. **Schedule Updated March 18, 2015** Event Date Location Hanger Education Fair 2-7 Feb. 2015 Las Vegas, Nevada Academy Annual Meeting & Symposium […]

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 […]

If you’re an orthotist, prosthetist, technician, facility owner, or student, we hope you’re making plans to attend the 2014 American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) National Assembly, September 4-7th in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s meeting is already expected to be one of the biggest in AOPA history; hosted at the stunning Mandalay Bay Hotel […]

Published on the Minnesota Historical Societies’ Blog, MNOPEDIA, last week, R.L. Cartwright reported the fascinating and rich history of artificial limb manufacturing and patient care in Minneapolis. A combination of dangerous activities following the Civil War, including logging, milling, farming, and railroad development led to  a significant demand for and early advancements in the manufacturing […]

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies is excited to announce that we will be exhibiting with our distributor, Becker Orthopedic, at the 2014 PrimeFare East meeting on June 13-14, held in Nashville, Tennessee. Tamarack will present and provide samples of the company’s new GlideWear Prosthetic Liner Patch, a unique, low-friction patch for amputees who experience discomfort or skin […]

Recently published by Amplitude Media Group, the Limb Loss Resource Guide,  is a new publication focused on helping individuals prepare for, adapt to, and live a fulfilling life after limb loss. The ever-expanding availability of content on the internet makes it easy for individuals to search for answers to common questions related to amputation, limb […]

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. […]