decubitus ulcer Archives | Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

Mobility Management magazine has named Comfort Company’s Vector-X wheelchair cushion with GlideWear technology one of their readers’ best picks for 2015. Vector X with GlideWear Testimonial: I love the GlideWear technology. When chosen for the right individual, it’s great to reduce the amount of shear force in the transfer, and I have found it to […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2014 Washington, DC – According to the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guidelines; “Pressure Ulcers increase hospital costs significantly. In the US, pressure ulcer care is estimated to approach $11 billion (USD) annually, with a cost of between $500 (USD) and $70,000 (USD) per individual pressure ulcer.”1 […]

In 2009, Tamarack Habilitation Technologies introduced GlideFree™ strips for transfer boards – a low friction film that applies directly to any wood or plastic transfer device. GlideFree strips make sliding transfers easier, while reducing the risk of shear-induced skin trauma. Here is a short installation video we developed to make it easier for users and […]

Did you know that 50% of all admissions and 8% of all deaths at specialized spinal cord-injury hospitals are due to decubitus ulcers? 1 Tamarack® Habilitation Technologies recently introduced a new wheelchair seating technology – GlideWear™, to the complex rehabilitation market to address the lack of effective friction & shear management with wheelchair seating devices. […]