Topic : ergonomics

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The "Om" of Doing Nails

June 1, 2005  | Article

The downside of a full book is the toll it takes on your body. For those dealing with an aching back, tense shoulders, and tired eyes, relief may be found in yoga-inspired exercises that can be done in no time while sitting at your workstation.

Keywords: ergonomics   healthy working   stress relief   yoga  

Electric Filing Avenues

February 1, 2003  | Article

Safety, how to go about purchasing an electric file, and other helpful tips are important things to keep in mind when it comes to drills. Not only will you be up to date, it’ll also assure clients you’re giving them the best service possible.

Keywords: electric files   ergonomics   filing techniques   implement disinfection  

Carpal Tunnel in the News

December 1, 2002  | News

Is surgery more effective than wearing a splint for carpal tunnel relief? Study shows wearing a magnetic wrist wrap also reduces pain.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomics   working safely  

Stretch Your Day

November 1, 2002  | Article

Nail techs can significantly reduce muscle tension and soreness and lower stress levels simply by incorporating a few yoga poses and breathing techniques into their daily work routine.

Keywords: ergonomics   work related injuries   yoga  

Carpal Tunnel: Take Matters Into Your Own Hands

July 1, 2002  | Article

Once viewed as “ New-age alternatives,” massage, acupuncture, and the Alexander techniques are gaining ground as conservative approaches to preventing and alleviating the painful and sometimes debilitating symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomics   massage  

It's Simple Ergonomics

April 1, 2000  | Article

Pam Karousis found an unusual item to help with back pain felt by many technicians.

Keywords: ergonomics  

Fighting Nail Tech Spread

February 1, 1999  | Article

You’ve been sitting all day serving clients. You don’t have time to grab more than a candy bar for lunch. The gym is not even an option since you need to rush home to make dinner for the kids. Sound familiar? Read on for some in-salon workout tips.

Keywords: ergonomics   healthy working  

Stop Hand Pain

January 1, 1999  | Article

Stop Hand Pain Before It Stops You

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomics   repetitive motion injuries   work-related injuries  

Exercise Your Way to a Healthy Back

May 1, 1994  | Article

Alleviate back pain by practicing good posture and taking time to exercise

Keywords: back pain   ergonomics   exercise   healthy working   posture  

Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome With Good Tools and Work Habits

June 1, 1993  | Article

Manufacturers have created everything from padded armrest to ergonomic chairs so that nail technicians can work more effectively and pain-free.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomic products   ergonomics   healthy working   repetitive motion injuries  

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