April 1, 2002
Looks aren’t everything when it comes to a client’s health: To know which ones have Raynaud’s Phenomenon, you need to ask. And you do need to ask, as two clients’ tales will tell.
October 1, 2001
With the ever-growing popularity of pedicures and the growing incidence of diabetes nationwide, the two are on a collision course — with the point of contact at your pedicure station. We talked to podiatrists who detail the special needs of the diabetic foot as well as how to safely perform a pedicure.
January 1, 2000
With Dr. Rich and Dr. Bronow.
August 1, 1999
Tara Colvin travels California’s Santa Maria Valley tending to clients in senior residences board and care facilities, and nursing homes as well as private residences.
Give a client natural-looking nails and she’ll book another appointment. Give her a melt-to-the-floor” hand or foot massage, and she’s yours forever.
August 1, 1998
"Lose the nails or lose your job,” is what some companies tell their employees. Is it a justifiable restriction or are these companies staging nail witch-hunt?
August 1, 1997
NAILS talked with respected podiatrist Dr. Godfrey Mix about the adjustments needed in procedures of foot care and the elderly.
December 1, 1996
Rebecca Byrne was passing a nail salon in the local mall when an idea popped into her head. Stopping, she gathered the courage and went in to ask the nail technician if she could put acrylics on her bitten-down nails to help her grow them out.
June 1, 1996
They may be swift of foot, but runners have particular foot problems. The good thing is, they generally know what their needs are and will voice them to you.
March 1, 1996
Diabetes is a very serious, and very common, disease. Before providing foot care to a diabetic client, know what to look for and what questions to ask.
March 1, 1993
Paramedical makeup artists use special techniques and cosmetics to help clients camouflage hair loss, skin flaws, and nail deformities.
As the average age of Americans increases, so too does the average age of your clientele. There’s none of the indecisiveness of youth with these clients – they know exactly what they want and you’d better be ready to give it to them if you want their business.
December 1, 1992
I allow most patients I treat for nail disorders to keep their acrylics while undergoing therapy unless wearing them would be detrimental to their recovery.
March 1, 1992
Knowing what to do with special needs clients before they walk through the door will make both you and the client more comfortable and the service more meaningful.
January 1, 1992
Clients with diabetes or circulatory disorders can be safely serviced by using gentle techniques.
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