June 27, 2012
According to Young Nails’ Greg Salo, the most ergonomic way to do this is with an over-grip.
Keywords: electric filing techniques ergonomics
August 1, 2010
If you’re like many nail techs, you go home after a long day with aches and pain in your hands, shoulders, and back. Proper posture and improved ergonomics can help reduce these symptoms that are often viewed as an unavoidable side effect of being a nail tech.
Keywords: ergonomic products ergonomics manicure areas pedicure areas
July 29, 2010
New from RadaPro, the Ergonomic Pedicure File relieves wrist strain and promotes good salon hygiene.
Keywords: ergonomic products ergonomics files pedicure products pedicures
January 1, 2010
Pedicures can be quite tough on a nail tech’s body. Holding legs while clipping toenails, massaging calves and ankles, and scrubbing down thick callus can all quickly lead to sore backs and arms — and cranky dispositions. Here’s what some techs have done to keep their poise during strenuous pedicures.
Keywords: ergonomics pedicure areas pedicure spas pedicures salon decor/design
January 30, 2009
A survey by the American Podiatric Medical Association crunches the numbers on how much we suffer, and why we wear, high-heeled shoes.
Keywords: callus ergonomics foot care
July 1, 2005
If your pedicures are blissful for the client, but a bit of a logistical headache for you, you need to retool. Here are some common problems and creative solutions to your pedi-room quandaries.
Keywords: customer service ergonomics pedicures
February 1, 2003
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
July 1, 2002
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