pedorthics Archives | Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

To assist with planning your 2016 O&P Industry conference planning, we’ve compiled a list of events, dates, and locations for you. If you find this information useful, we appreciate if you’d share the link with your colleagues by email and social media. Event Date Location Hanger Education Fair 1-6 February 2016 Las Vegas, Nevada Rehab […]

To assist with planning your 2015 Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics Industry education and product showcase schedule, here’s a list of events, dates, and locations we’ve compiled for O&P practitioners, technicians, students, and staff. **Schedule Updated March 18, 2015** Event Date Location Hanger Education Fair 2-7 Feb. 2015 Las Vegas, Nevada Academy Annual Meeting & Symposium […]

Healthcare professionals who purchase and use products manufactured by Tamarack Habilitation Technologies (Minneapolis, MN USA) can now refer to to our 2013/2014 Tamarack Product Line Information sheet to look up part numbers and purchasing options. Customers are often unaware of the availability of Tamarack Flexure Joint hand tools; designed specifically for fabricating braces that use […]

2014 has just arrived, yet we’re already preparing for the many orthotic & prosthetic industry trade shows scheduled throughout the year.  If you’re an orthotist, prosthetist, pedorthist, O&P educator, or student, we hope you’ll find time to attend at least one of these great events. For the staff at Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, these meetings are […]

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 93rd annual American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association National Assembly concluded last Saturday in Orlando, Florida. With just under 2,000 registered attendees, the event drew a comparably sized crowd to the meeting last year in Seattle, Washington. The speaker lineup provided ample opportunity for business owners, practitioners and exhibitors to learn about trends and new […]

Looking for educational and/or career opportunities in the O&P field? OPCareers.com offers a wealth of information for a variety of careers, including: orthotics & prosthetics practitioners, pedorthists, assistants, fitters and technicians. The OPCareers.com homepage features a helpful video that explains the O&P profession from the viewpoint of O&P students, practitioners and patients. The website offers […]

Today’s blog post highlights one of the most common locations for friction-induced skin trauma – the brims of orthotic devices such as an ankle foot orthosis (AFO) or prosthetic socket. These locations are notorious for causing painful rubbing against the skin due to significant shear & pressure forces. Using a low-friction, adhesive-backed material such as […]

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Minneapolis, MN is seeking an engineer to assist with new product development, product & technology research and product manufacturing processes. Position requires candidate to work as a project lead as well as assist other project leads as directed. Candidate will support general engineering needs for production and facilitation repairs or changes. This […]

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies is seeking guest bloggers to write orthotic, prosthetic & pedorthic-related blog posts in 2010. First introduced in May 2009, the Inside Tamarack blog is a resource for news, commentary & insights about foot care & biomechanics information for the orthotic & prosthetic (O&P) industry. We also write topics relevant to consumers seeking […]