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Just last week, South Korean tennis professional, Hyeon Chung, was forced to retire in a heartbreaking loss against Roger Federer at last week’s Australian Open. If you follow professional tennis, you’ve probably noticed a rise in the number of tournament-ending losses due to excruciating foot blisters that some of the world’s top tennis players have […]

GlideWear® Forefoot Shear Protection Socks feature a patented, dual layer low friction zone that provides targeted shear reduction across the forefoot to prevent and relieve abrasion, friction, and shear-related skin breakdown. Unlike traditional dual layer socks, which can cause a loss of stability while walking with and without footwear, GlideWear is strategically positioned around the […]

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Minneapolis, MN USA – January 13, 2016) Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. is delighted to announce a new wholesale distribution agreement for the company’s ENGO® Blister Prevention Patch product line with Global Hydration Water Treatment Systems, Inc. (Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada). Starting January 2016, Global Hydration will begin distributing ENGO® Blister […]

Despite advancements in shoe design as well as sock and insole quality, foot blisters continue to plague active individuals who participate in individual and team sports activities. Even the most seasoned professional athletes are sidelined by blisters; a sign that education and embracing “outside the box” products and technologies are quite logically the missing links […]

At the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) National Assembly, held last week in Las Vegas, Nevada, Cyde Peach, CO and President of Indiana Brace shared his experience with using ShearBan, an innovative PTFE film with adhesive backing from Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. (Minneapolis, Minnesota USA). Clyde developed the X-1 Blades (shown below), an all […]

ENGO® Blister Prevention Patches are most commonly used to prevent and relieve troublesome hot spots and blisters  in athletic, casual and dress footwear.   However, one commonly overlooked application for these slick blue “blister stickers” is to patch areas within fabric-lined footwear (running, hiking and other sports shoes, most commonly) to extend the footwear’s useful life […]

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 […]

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 […]

Users of ENGO® most commonly apply the blister prevention patches to footwear. If your golf shoes are causing blisters, ENGO® will certainly work wonders. However, ENGO® also can be applied to other things to prevent blisters. Many golfers develop blisters on their hands even though they wear gloves. ENGO® can be used in such a […]