Prosthetics 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 […]

Paul Davis from Minneapolis, Minnesota USA writes (5/26/2015), We have lived in a rural setting for 25 years.  We supplement our heat with a high efficiency wood burner.  Several times each year dead trees are felled to be cut into the appropriate size for splitting and firebox fit.  I am an AE amputee with a shoulder […]

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 […]

  Explore the November 2014 issue of Tamarack Habilitation Technologies’ e-Newsletter… In an effort to provide more frequent product, clinical-technical education, and industry-related information to the customers we serve, Tamarack has begun producing a new monthly e-Newsletter, mailing to opt-in subscribers and also available through our social media pages.   Each month, we’ll share new […]

In partnership with Becker Orthopedic and clinicians, Charles Kuffel, MSM, CPO, FAAOP and Kevin Hines, CPO of Arise Orthotics and Prosthetics (Minneapolis, MN USA), Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of the GlideWear Prosthetic Liner Patch scientific & clinical case presentation. The presentation, New Intervention for the Management of Skin Breakdown […]

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 […]

Recently, the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association and Amputee Coalition partnered to conduct a comprehensive patient care cost-effectiveness study related to the delivery of orthotic-prosthetic care across the USA. Findings from the Dobson-DaVanzo study revealed patients who received orthotic or prosthetic services had lower or comparable Medicare costs than patients who need, but did not […]

If you’re an orthotist, prosthetist, technician, facility owner, or student, we hope you’re making plans to attend the 2014 American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) National Assembly, September 4-7th in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s meeting is already expected to be one of the biggest in AOPA history; hosted at the stunning Mandalay Bay Hotel […]

Published on the Minnesota Historical Societies’ Blog, MNOPEDIA, last week, R.L. Cartwright reported the fascinating and rich history of artificial limb manufacturing and patient care in Minneapolis. A combination of dangerous activities following the Civil War, including logging, milling, farming, and railroad development led to  a significant demand for and early advancements in the manufacturing […]

        Tamarack Habilitation Technologies is excited to announce that the GlideWear® Prosthetic Liner Patch has received the CE Mark for conformance to the European Union Medical Device Directive (MDD). The official CE-approval on May 11, 2014 was immediately followed by the formal international launch of the GlideWear Prosthetic Liner Patch at the […]