Tamarack Habilitation Technologies

Introduced to the orthotic-prosthetic industry in 1995, the Tamarack Flexure Joint® is considered the industry’s most widely used thermoformable orthotic joint for custom-articulated and semi-custom braces. Today, Tamarack manufactures a comprehensive lineup of joints and accessories from the company’s headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

In addition, Tamarack manufactures an extensive line of products to help prevent footwear and medical device-related skin breakdown under the ShearBan® and GlideWear® brands.


Tamarack Products

GlideWear® Prosthetic Liner Patches

GlideWear Prosthetic Liner Patches are indicated for amputees who encounter irritation and skin breakdown from their liner or socket. Simply position the GlideWear Patch between the prosthetic liner or socket and skin each day for continuous protection.


Tamarack Flexure Joints®

Tamarack Flexure Joints are considered the industry’s most widely used thermoformable orthotic joint option for custom and semi-custom articulating ankle-foot orthoses and other lower and upper limb articulating brace configurations.


Tamarack Plantarflexion Limiter Kit

An adjustable motion control option for the Tamarack Flexure Joint® line.


Tamarack Caps

Tamarack Flexure Joint Caps are a uniquely designed external mounting option for installing Tamarack Flexure Joints on upper or lower limb orthotic devices.






ShearBan is a low friction interface material manufactured with polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) film that applies directly to footwear, insoles and orthopedic devices to protect skin from damaging friction and shear trauma.



Variable Assist™         

The Tamarack Variable Assist allows the practitioner to adjust the assist moments of the Tamarack Dorsiflexion Assist ankle joints to any value from zero to nearly three times what is possible with standard installation.



The Clevisphere ankle joint features a spherical hinge which can rotate about any axis within a 24° conical range. This feature provides for automatic co-alignment of the medial and lateral joint axes.


Tamarack Tools

Tamarack offers a variety of hand tools to assist in the installation of Tamarack Flexure Joints.








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