friction Archives | Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

We’re delighted to welcome Nash Tantivit to the ENGO Blister Prevention Patches family as our new distributor for the running market in Thailand. Nash is a well-known and respected triathlete in Thailand with several impressive records, including: Third place in the male 18-24 age category at the Foremost Ironman 70.3 Thailand in 2017 6th place […]

The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel has just posted information about its 2016 NPUAP Research Symposium, hosted at Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel, November 9, 2016. This is a great opportunity for clinicians, researchers, engineers, and others in the healthcare field to learn more about the latest developments in pressure ulcer (bedsore) prevention. No longer is […]

We’re excited to announce that Tamarack Habilitation Technologies was awarded the Best New Products: Textiles category winner at the 2015 Minnesota Manufacturing Awards last night, sponsored by Minnesota Business Magazine. Nominations for this year’s award were collected over a two-month period and reviewed by an external judging panel, consisting of industry experts across all professional […]

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 […]

Recommended reading for nurse, therapists, physicians, orthotists, prosthetists, and individuals who rely on assistive technology for daily activity. Skin Health: Prevention and Treatment of Skin Breakdown Written by Janet Dean, MS, RN, CRRN, CRNP. The International Center for Spinal Cord Injury Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland. Published on the Transverse Myelitis Association website, Janet Dean’s […]

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 […]

This article is intended to address the top three questions that healthcare providers and end-users have asked us regarding the GlideWear® Prosthetic Liner Patch by Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. The GlideWear Prosthetic Liner Patch is indicated for lower-limb amputees who experience discomfort and skin trauma in specific locations on the residual limb, providing immediate relief and lasting protection […]

We recently came across the AmputeeOT YouTube Channel; a weekly video series about prosthetic device options, residual limb care, and other aspects of daily living for amputees. Some of AmputeeOT’s most popular videos include: Up close and personal with a matured residual limb Airline travel as an amputee iWalk 2.0 hands free crutch alternative review […]

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 […]