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In an effort to continuously improve our products and the experience that customers have with them, Tamarack Habilitation Technologies is happy to announce that our GlideFree low friction transfer board tape is now available in 5 yard rolls. 

One of the frequent questions we receive from amputees and Prosthetists about using the GlideWear® Prosthetic Liner Patch is, “how do I hold it in place while donning the prosthetic liner“.  This article will shed some light on a great skin-safe adhesive solution to ensure effective and frustration-free placement of the GlideWear Prosthetic Liner Patch. Although a little […]

The prosthetist-recommended GlideWear Prosthetic Liner Patch is widely used by amputees worldwide. GlideWear is a patented, ultra low friction fabric technology. If you are experiencing friction/shear-induced pain, redness, soreness, or rubbing on your residual limb then the Liner Patch can be used in conjunction with your prosthetic liner.  If you have questions about how to use […]

We’re thrilled to announce a collaboration with RF welding manufacturer Genesis Plastics Welding. Now GlideWear can be both sewn and welded around the edges, giving us a wider range of finishing options. Read the full press release below! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, Genesis Plastics Welding 317-485-7887 GlideWear by Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. […]

You asked for a video demonstrating how to use the GlideWear Prosthetic Brim Sheath for above-knee amputees, and we listened. In this video, Charles Kuffel, MSM, CPO, FAAOP at Arise Orthotics and Prosthetics, explains to his client, Pete, how to properly install and use the GlideWear Prosthetic Brim Sheath. You’ll learn everything you need to know […]

GlideWear uses a patented technology to protect skin from pressure ulcers, rubbing, pain, and injuries. To understand how it works, let’s first take a look at what causes pressure ulcers (commonly referred to as bedsores). Then we’ll dive into the mechanics of how GlideWear protects the skin. What Causes Pressure Ulcers? Contrary to popular belief — and […]

We heard from our customers that they wanted an easy-to-browse website with a built in shop. We listened, and we’re pleased to welcome you to the all-new GlideWear website and our blog! On the blog, we’ll provide useful information, tips, resources, and stories to help you prevent pressure ulcers, sore spots on your prosthetic limb, […]