helmet rubbing Archives - Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

Helmets can create points of pressure and shear loading on the head. The head doesn’t have a lot of fat for padding. Especially for those of us (like me) who have oddly shaped heads – mine is long and narrow – prolonged helmet wearing can be uncomfortable and even cause headaches. This is especially true […]

With the amateur and professional football season upon us, it seemed appropriate to discuss an unusual, but very solution for painful football helmet abrasion. The same slick blue blister patches that athletes use to prevent foot blisters are also very effective at eliminating redness/irritation and skin trauma on the forehead of football and hockey players. […]