Podiatry 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 […]

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 […]

A recent analysis of the October 2009 Arizona state Medicaid decision to cut certain preventive podiatry services shines a bright, ironic light on the state’s cost-cutting efforts. Skrepnek, Mills, and Armstrong presented at the 73rd Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association that “Through the end of 2011, inpatient admissions had increased 35%, inpatient charges […]

If you’re looking for a simple explanation of why foot blisters occur as well as how to treat blisters and prevent future occurrences, here is a helpful video. Sports podiatrist, Ian Sadler, explains the cause of foot blisters and a few preventive options to consider: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znIPwpviloQ&w=560&h=349]   Similar to the dual layer sock concept […]

Every few years, The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) compiles an updated report on the state of diabetes, worldwide, titled: IDF Diabetes Atlas. The report discusses the various types of diabetes, the global impact and what can be done to prevent and better manage diabetes. The fourth edition is available for online viewing or hardcopy purchase. […]

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 […]

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies and Richie Technologies announced last Friday that we signed a distribution agreement. The agreement is for distribution of the Richie Ulcer Guard with ShearBan Technology™. The Richie Ulcer Guard is a patch designed for prevention and treatment of diabetic ulcers. Distribution efforts for the Richie Ulcer Guard will mainly focus on the […]