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Carpal Tunnel in the News

by Staff Writer | December 1, 2002

A study of 176 carpal tunnel patients (not necessarily nail techs) who either wore splints or received surgery found surgery to be the more effective option, reports the Los Angeles Times. The surgery--which involves cutting the ligament over the wrist’s carpal tunnel to relieve pressure-- was found to allieviate wrist pain, numbness, and tingling in 90% of patients versus a 37% improvement rate among splint wearers. An article in the Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation indicates that carpal tunnel sufferers may respond to the wearing of magnets. Researchers found that pain was significantly reduced in 57% of patients who wore a magnetic wrist wrap.

 

KUPA Introduces MANIPro Passport Plus

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KUPA Introduces MANIPro Passport Plus

by Staff

KUPA’s long awaited keynote today revealed the MANIPro Passport Plus, the latest e-file from the brand. The machine was inspired by high-end luxury items such as designer perfume and a Montblanc pen. The new machine is digital, as opposed to analog.

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Foot Forward Summit Registration Opens

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Foot Forward Summit Registration Opens

by Staff

Registration is now open for NAILS’ second-annual Foot Forward Summit! Held in Atlanta, August 11-13, the event will feature nail techs, foot care experts, and medical professionals who will share their knowledge and create a roadmap for your growth and success.

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