September 1, 2008
Often thought to be caused by poor footwear, bunions are most often the result of inherited foot structure. With good care and careful precautions, bunions can not only be treated, they can also be prevented from developing in the first place.
Keywords: bunions elderly clients foot care foot disorders
May 1, 2008
Somewhat unsightly and decidedly painful, plantar warts are an annoying, persistent nuisance. But early, consistent treatment could be all it takes to eliminate this common virus.
Keywords: foot disorders skin conditions
November 1, 2006
This all-too-common condition is often attributable to poor filing. You may not be aware of it, but if you are an experienced nail tech it’s likely your keen eye and meticulous work have prevented clients from the pain of pincer nails.
Keywords: foot disorders pincer nails
April 1, 2006
Bunions are one of the most common foot ailments, with women suffering from them at a higher rate than men. Although they don’t disappear once they form, there are ways to alleviate the pain and swelling, including surgery in some cases.
Keywords: bunions foot disorders
February 1, 2006
Corns can cause even the most confident person to hide her toes in shame, so it’s good to know that these pesky toe calluses can be eliminated. Nail professionals can do their part in the salon by helping to smooth down these sometimes-painful hardened areas of skin.
Keywords: corns foot disorders
October 1, 2004
Have you ever wondered why so many odd things happen to the little toe? One clue as to why lies within the toe’s structure — and other clues lie within our genes.
Keywords: feet foot disorders
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.
Keywords: arthritic clients athlete's foot brittle nails bunions corns
September 1, 2003
Think someone wiht athlete's foot would never come in for a pedicure? Think again. What you and your clients desdribe and treat as dry skin might actually be a mild, but still contagious, case of athlete's foot.
Keywords: athlete's foot feet foot disorders skin care
May 1, 2003
Stay a step ahead of clients' needs by learning to recognize the most common woes that may cause pain and disfigurement to clients' toes.
Keywords: bunions feet foot disorders hammertoes neuromas
May 1, 2003
A poll conducted by the American Podiatric Medical Association found that 55% of Americans miss a day of work due to foot problems.
Keywords: foot disorders
July 1, 1999
There are no tricks in these delightful treats for feet, and the only thing to smell will be the heady scents of aromatherapy oils and lotions that finish off the service.
Keywords: bunions deluxe pedicures foot disorders hammertoes ingrown toenails