diabetic foot ulcer Archives | Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

If you’re an orthotist, prosthetist or pedorthists who treats patients with partial foot amputations, there’s a new article in the November 2010 issue of Lower Extremity Review that’s well worth your time. In the article, Partial foot amputation: Pedorthic management, Erick Janisse, CPed, CO and Dennis Janisse, CPed – both of National Pedorthic Services Inc. […]

The September 2010 issue of Lower Extremity Review features an interesting article titled: Diabetes experts focus on foot ulcer recurrence. If you’re diabetic or treat patients with diabetes, it’s certainly worth your time to check it out. According to the article, “up to 60% of diabetic foot ulcers recur even with careful attention.” It’s alarming […]

Here’s yet another article addressing shearing forces as a neglected cause of diabetic foot ulcers: Can Smart Orthotics Have an Impact in Preventing Ulceration? The article observes that experts are increasingly recognizing the importance of shear in diabetic foot ulcer formation. This kind of attention to shear is so important. A key issue raised by […]

Over the years, we’ve had quite a few customers inquire about the difference between Tamarack’s blue and beige-colored ShearBan® Sheets. We want to let everyone know that there aren’t any physical differences between the two products beyond the colors. So which option is right for you? ShearBan® Sheets & Precut Oval Patches are available with […]

Shear offloading is an all-too-often undervalued component of skin injury prevention & treatment. Traditional diabetic foot ulcer & blister treatment calls on pressure management techniques – material ablation or viscoelastic remolding and padding, to resolve skin trauma. What frequently get’s left behind is the shear component of skin tissue trauma. In 1998, Tamarack Habilitation Technologies […]