August 12, 2015
As a nail tech, you’ve probably seen your share of calluses, ingrown nails, fungi, and other yucky foot ailments. But how do you know when to declare “hands off” and refer your client to a podiatrist?
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April 22, 2014
Pesky and painful, ingrown toenails are often the result of improper filing or ill-fitting shoes. Here are a few ways to deal with this common culprit.
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August 21, 2012
Transforming hard nails back to their original softness and helping to prevent them from growing inwards, Gehwol Med Nail Softener softens hard skin beneath the nail and the nail fold so it can be easily removed without pain.
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November 21, 2011
Common but painful, ingrown nails are often the result of poor care — and infection may follow.
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November 1, 2009
Ingrown toenails are painful afflictions that usually require a doctor’s help to remove. But if you catch them early enough, you can help maintain the nail using a special Ingrown Nail File and prevent the nail from growing into the surrounding skin.
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October 1, 2009
When it comes to ingrown toenails and how to treat them, misinformation abounds. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons offers this list of myths you may hear from clients and how to counter them.
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August 1, 2005
Cutting toenails improperly and wearing ill-fitting shoes may be invitations for an ingrown toenail, but there are other causes nail techs should also know about.
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October 1, 2004
I have lost several clients who work in the medical field because they are no longer allowed to wear acrylic nails. What can you tell me about acrylic versus natural nails in terms of spreading bacteria?
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June 1, 2004
Our feet — along with our activities— change as we mature. From hereditary problems to injuries, our feet often take a pounding the older we get. Help your clients take care of their feet throughout their lifetime to ensure good foot health into old age.
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December 1, 2002
Wearing tight, closed-toed shoes is an invitation for ingrown toenails. Soreness, irritation, and pain are just a few symptoms clients live with. Here we give you tried-and-true solutions to ease client discomfort.
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January 1, 2000
With Dr. Rich and Dr. Bronow.
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March 1, 1997
"My client’s big toenail’s side walls curve so much that they nearly meet. The middle section of the nail is sore because both ends are pinching the skin. What can I do to relieve this pressure?"
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June 1, 1992
Ingrown nails are most common on the big toes because people wear tight shoes that press on the skin around the big toe, jamming it into the side of the nail.
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