Health - Topic : ingrown toenails

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Something to Talk About: High-Heeled Shoes

October 31, 2016  | Article

Tell a woman high heels cause foot problems and she’ll likely agree — but that doesn’t mean she is willing to give them up. You can help your female clients’ feet stay healthy — and beautiful — with special attention during their pedicure and some suggestions for foot care at home.

Keywords: callus   footwear   ingrown toenails   Something to Talk About  

Feet Smarts: When to Refer Your Client to a Podiatrist

August 12, 2015  | Article

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?   

Keywords: bunions   cracked heels   footlogix   fungal infections   gehwol  

Something to Talk About: Ingrown Toenails

April 22, 2014  | Article

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.

Keywords: footlogix   ingrown toenails  

Eliminating Ingrown Nails

August 21, 2012  | Article

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.

Keywords: gehwol   ingrown toenails  

Under the Microscope: Ingrown Toenails

November 21, 2011  | Article

Common but painful, ingrown nails are often the result of poor care — and infection may follow.

Keywords: feet   ingrown toenails   nail diseases   Under the Microscope  

You’re Never Alone When a Nail’s Ingrown

November 1, 2009  | Article

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.

Keywords: Antoine de Paris   ingrown toenails   pedicures  

Ingrown Toenail Myths Debunked

October 1, 2009  | Article

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.

Keywords: ingrown toenails   natural nail care  

Growing Pains

August 1, 2005  | Article

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.

Keywords: ingrown toenails  

Help Desk

October 1, 2004  | Article

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?

Keywords: fungal infections   ingrown toenails   nurses and artificial nails  

The Aging Foot

June 1, 2004  | Article

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.

Keywords: arthritic clients   athlete's foot   brittle nails   bunions   corns  

Closing In On Ingrown Toenails

December 1, 2002  | Article

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.

Keywords: ingrown toenails   nail diseases   pedicure implements  

The Doctor Is In

January 1, 2000  | Article

With Dr. Rich and Dr. Bronow.

Keywords: diabetic clients   ingrown toenails   special needs clients   The Nail Doctor  

Lab Reports

March 1, 1997  | Article

"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?"

 

Keywords: dermatologists   healthy working   ingrown toenails   inhalation   masks  

Ingrown Nails Are Preventable

June 1, 1992  | Article

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.

Keywords: ingrown toenails   The Nail Doctor  

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