June 24, 2011
Onycholysis is a condition that causes nails to separate from the nail bed. If addressed quickly, this common nail disorder poses no danger to clients.
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June 23, 2011
Forget hand-filing on the feet. Invented by a board-certified foot surgeon, the new Eliminer Callus Removal System is a safe and effortless power-driven filing system that quickly smoothes out calluses.
Keywords: callus callus removers Eliminer pedicure products
May 19, 2011
A splinter hemorrhage is a small area of bleeding under the fingernails or toenails that usually requires no treatment.
Keywords: nail diseases Under the Microscope
April 27, 2011
Plantar warts are benign growths that occur on the sole, heel, or ball of the foot.
March 23, 2011
Teachers, sales personnel, athletes and other groups of people who spend large amounts of time on their feet commonly suffer from aches and mains in the legs, knees and feet. One of the common ailments experienced by people who are standing much of the time is a condition called Plantar Fasciitis.
Keywords: feet plantar fasciitis working with doctors
March 22, 2011
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Psoriasis is a chronic recurring condition that commonly causes red scaly patches to appear on the skin.
March 22, 2011
Dr. Krista Archer, a Manhattan foot specialist, offers her patients a new treatment, an in-office laser called the CoolTouch CT3 plus CoolBreeze, that treats discolored, thickened, fungal toenails.
Keywords: fungal infections fungus fungus treatments nail diseases onychomycosis
February 28, 2011
Pterygium is an adhesion between the skin surrounding the nail and the area under the nail plate.
Keywords: nail diseases pterygium skin diseases
February 25, 2011
Common Disorders of the Skin, Scalp and Hair: A Quick Reference for Licensed Beauty Professionals was written to help those in the beauty industry provide better, more knowledgeable care to their clientele and to develop a greater understanding of how to safely service clients while protecting themselves.
Keywords: client health hair care skin conditions skin diseases
January 13, 2011
This common infection of the feet is most often characterized by cracked, flaking, and peeling skin between the toes.
Keywords: athlete's foot foot disorders
January 1, 2011
“Atrophy” is simply the wasting away of a part of the body. The same thing can happen to nails.
Keywords: nail diseases
December 1, 2010
Be an informed patient by avioding common mistakes and misperceptions about a visit for you first nail evaluation.
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December 1, 2010
Anyone who has walked in high heels for any length of time can imagine the origin of Haglund’s deformity.
Keywords: foot disorders
November 16, 2010
Not all nails are perfect. Some are thin, some are ridged, and some have cracks and tears. But luckily techs have a number of natural nail products to strengthen and treat a variety of nails. Here’s a quick guide from Nail Tek’s Mary Jo Zwirowski.
Keywords: nail diseases Nail Tek nail treatments natural nail care
November 1, 2010
Myxoid cysts are small, rounded deformities that occur around the fingers and toes. Though often harmless, a visit to the doctor is still suggested to rule out any larger issue.
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