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New Relief for Heel Pain

Teachers, sales personnel, athletes and other groups of people who spend large amounts of time on their feet commonly suffer from aches and mains in the legs, knees and feet. One of the common ailments experienced by people who are standing much of the time is a condition called Plantar Fasciitis.

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Doctor’s Weigh in on Cuticle Work

Allure gets expert advice on cuticle work from Richard K. Scher, professor emeritus of dermatology at Columbia University, and May P. Lupo, clinical professor of dermatology at Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans.

Help Clients Prepare for a Visit to the Nail Doctor

Be an informed patient by avioding common mistakes and misperceptions about a visit for you first nail evaluation.

Playing Defense with Disease

Nail techs play an important role in protecting clients. The three Cs — cuticles, colors, and contours — can be early indicators of larger health problems.

A Doctor's Advice on Developing a Nail Tech-Doctor Referral Relationship

Don't be afraid to reach out to a podiatrist for sharing referrals. They may be just as interested as you are in building business. Act professional and you'll be treated professionally.

Put Some Medi in Your Pedi (Learning to Do Medical Pedicures)

So-called “medi pedis” are catching on with consumers despite the fact that there are no strict guidelines on what they entail or who can perform them. Salons that offer this therapeutic service promise clients a high level of sanitation, scrupulous callus reduction, superior treatment products, and expert knowledge on the part of the practitioner.

Making a Podiatrist Connection

Despite the mutual benefits, it can be tough to cultivate a referral relationship with a local podiatrist or other medical professional. Podiatrist and nail industry educator Dennis Arnold tells NAILS’ readers how to approach a local practitioner and establish a working relationship that benefits everyone — especially your clients.

The Aging Foot

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.

It’s Payback Time for Dentists

At the Dallas Dental Spa, the “dreaded dentist’s visit” is transformed into an anticipated appointment with private treatment suites imbued with calming treatments.

Spa Med

When the doctor is in, client expectations go up. How will the relatively new and still-small medical spa category impact your salon or spa? Consultants prescribe advanced education, enhanced awareness, and referral relationships.

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