Tamarack Flexure Joint Archives - Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

We’re delighted to announce that our line of pediatric dorsiflexion assist Tamarack Flexure Joints are now available in BLACK in addition to the traditional ‘natural’ (off-white) color Tamarack has provided since 1995. Black Tamarack Flexure Joints have been available in all sizes of free motion joints since 2010, as well as medium and large dorsiflexion […]

OFFICIAL CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT & GUIDELINES: Tamarack Habilitation Technologies is launching a Tamarack Flexure Joint AFO Showcase to recognize the hardworking practitioners, technicians, and students who fabricate custom articulating braces for their clients using Tamarack Flexure Joints®. If you’ve designed an AFO or KAFO that you’re especially proud of, we want to see it!   The […]

Effective immediately, the new 5-Pack will replace the larger “bulk” 10 pair package of Tamarack Flexure Joints (offered since Summer 2012); resulting in a more practical option for O&P clinics and central fabrication facilities around the world. Now available, the Tamarack Flexure Joint 5-Pack includes 5 pair of Tamarack Flexure Joints and one free molding dummy kit. […]

Over the years, we’ve noticed that the trim gaps between the footplate and calf section of some custom-fabricated articulating ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) samples are excessively large, sometimes measuring up to 1/4” between the two sections. The purpose of this post is to highlight the importance of keeping your trim gap as close as possible to […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Minneapolis, MN) Effective February 17, 2014, Joe Hofmeister will replace J. Martin (Marty) Carlson, MS, CPO, FAAOP as CEO of Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. Already on-board as COO, Joe will now assume Tamarack’s day-to-day management responsibilities as CEO, as well as lead the medtech innovator’s strategic commercialization efforts. Marty Carlson, Tamarack’s founder, […]

We’re excited to share a new resource to make it easier for orthotists and therapists to select the right Tamarack Flexure Joint components and ankle-foot orthosis design options for their patients.  The Tamarack Flexure Joint Indications for Use Guide provides valuable information about AFO design, clinical indications, functional considerations, and contraindications to ensure that each […]

We recently ran across a great technician tip for securing Tamarack Molding Dummies to a plaster cast without using tacks, featured on orthotictechnicians.com.  Check it out! A simple way to set up tamarack joints. Have any of you been frustrated setting tamarack blanks or have had problems removing the blanks post-drape? I have been using […]

If you’re having trouble installing dorsiflexion assist (model 742) Tamarack Flexure Joints in the thermoformed joint cavities, consider ordering the inexpensive and invaluable Tamarack Spanner Wrench. Developed for this very purpose, the Tamarack Spanner Wrench is designed to hold the brass flange nuts in place when installing or adjusting Tamarack Flexure Joints.       […]

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc., Minneapolis, MN USA is happy to announce the company has developed new bulk Tamarack Flexure Joint and molding dummy 10-pack options to provide customers with more convenient and environmentally-friendly purchasing options.   Each Tamarack Flexure Joint bulk pack contains 10 pair of joints, mounting hardware, and finishing components, along with a […]

If you’ve ever needed shorter or longer screws to properly secure Tamarack Flexure Joints to a thermoplastic or carbon fiber brace, and the hardware supplied in the pack wasn’t the correct length for your needs, we’ve got you covered. On page 20 of the new Tamarack Flexure Joint Product Guide (2nd edition – August 2011), […]