The fastest-growing type of occupation-related injury involving inflammation of tissues; can cause painful and crippling illness that may be permanent if not treated properly.
carpal tunnel syndrome
Nail techs are especially vulnerable to hand and wrist maladies, particularly carpal tunnel syndrome. Educating yourself about its symptoms and causes can help you prevent, treat, or resolve an existing condition.
Did you know that nail problems make up about 10% of all dermatological conditions? It’s true, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.
Here’s a compilation of physical and mental activities — everything from stretching to rewiring — that can change your outlook and help you see that morning or midday cup of coffee as half full.
Nail tech and hairstylist Melissa Thun of Studio Four in North Bend, Ore., found ergonomic ease on Amazon in the form of a Windsor laptop table she uses to perform manicures.
Straight A’s for Our Top Q’s: With topics ranging from private label retail to proper mix ratios, nailsmag.com’s 10 most-viewed questions cover a lot of ground.
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Doug Schoon’s Brain DVD
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