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March 27, 2015 (Minneapolis, Minnesota USA) Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. is happy to report that, ENGO Blister Prevention Patches, the company’s line of self-adhesive low friction patches for blister prevention and relief, can now be purchased worldwide* from the company’s U.S.-based shopping cart, https://shop.goengo.com. “By integrating our shopping cart solution with Bongo International, a service […]

We occasionally receive feedback from customers about our products, and always welcome any concerns, suggestions or success stories. This testimonial comes from a couple of satisfied ENGO Blister Prevention Patch customers across the pond in the U.K. “We are regular long distance walkers and walk on average around 1500 miles each year. We have both […]

Last night my men’s recreational softball team played back-to-back games in blistering 95 degree weather, totaling about 2.5 hours of running around; all while wearing cleats. Although I haven’t experienced blisters with these cleats before, the intense heat and moisture build-up inside my footwear caused a much different experience this time. Although I didn’t have […]

Runners Gear Review, a website that touts “running gear reviews by runners, for runners”, recently reviewed our ENGO® blister relief product in a competitive comparison that they coined the “Blister Prevention Showdown”. A combination of factors, including price, sweat resistance, ability to help heal existing blisters and duration of effectiveness, led Runners Gear Review to […]

For optimal results, particularly when applying ENGO Blister Relief Patches or ShearBan to hiking boots, hockey skates, military boots, or any shoe linings that are difficult to adhere to, apply a little heat to the patch surface after it’s applied to the shoe or insole. The pressure sensitive adhesive softens with heat (we recommend a […]

We’re happy to announce that we’ve begun providing product sponsorship and promotional support for ultrarunner, Ryan Dexter of Wisconsin, USA. Ryan contacted us earlier this year to share his personal experience with our ENGO® Blister Prevention Patch product, saying “I absolutely love your product and it allows me to keep the same shoes and socks […]

Early in 2010 we featured a blog post, titled: Haglund’s Deformity, Bauer Bump, or Pump Bump – Non-Surgical Treatment. Today we’ll delve deeper into the subject of friction-induced skin trauma and offer a simple solution to end heel irritation for good. Hot spots, blisters, calluses and other forms of skin irritation are all-too-often misdiagnosed by […]

If you’ve been scouring the internet for some last-minute stocking stuffer ideas for friends & family, we hope you’ll consider giving the gift of blister freedom… ENGO® Blister Prevention Patches make a unique, low-cost gift idea for the active runner, hiker, basketball or football player in your family. Package options range from $8 to $48, […]

Whether you rely on your feet for fitness or sport, for your job or wandering around the world, check out the Happy Feet! Foot Care Advice for Walkers and Travelers Booklet. Happy Feet! features 36 pages of foot care tips, techniques and product recommendations – straight from seasoned ultrarunner, marathoner, backpacker and race-day medical staff […]

We just learned of another great review of Tamarack’s foot blister prevention & relief product, ENGO® Blister Prevention Patches, and wanted to share it with our Blog readers. Here’s an excerpt from the product review: “It’s a simple idea but really does seem to work. I was able to wear my favourite sandals again and […]