ankle foot orthosis 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies is pleased to announce that Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps, the new external mounting option for installing Tamarack Flexure Joints, are now available in large and medium sizes. Purchasing Information: Part Number Description Size Color 741-CAP-LB Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps Large Black 741-CAP-LN Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps Large Natural 741-CAP-MB Tamarack Flexure Joint […]

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies is delighted to announce the launch of our newly-redesigned Model 747 Tamarack Clevisphere™ Joint. In order to address customer concerns with regard to the dampener pad shifting out of place, we have engineered a recessed area within the Clevisphere Joint casting to more effectively hold the sound dampener pad in place. As […]

A wearer of an ankle foot orthosis (AFO) may experience skin redness, blisters, or rubbing. These three forums for people with spina bifida (myelomeningocele), multiple sclerosis (MS), and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) give many examples of various skin integrity problems associated with wearing an AFO. In addition to modifications of the orthosis, a clinician may […]