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Doctor insights on: Pedicure Massage Chair

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Pedicure massage chair causing low back spasm, should I be concerned?

Pedicure massage chair causing low back spasm, should I be concerned?

No: Try a lumbar support when sitting in this chair. Proper ergonomics can go a long way towards prevention of low back pain. ...Read more

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Orgasm during a pedicure/foot and leg massage?

Orgasm during a pedicure/foot and leg massage?

I say possible: Yes, possible if that's what your asking. Not typical but possible. ...Read more

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19 weeks prego. Ok to get pedicure with foot and leg massage? Chance of pressure point actually causing problem/preterm labor?

19 weeks prego. Ok to get pedicure with foot and leg massage? Chance of pressure point actually causing problem/preterm labor?

Myth: It should not be a problem as long as masseuse doesn't over do it by pressing too hard to cause pain. Enjoy and congratulations. ...Read more

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How often should I get a pedicure?

How often should I get a pedicure?

Personal issue: Unless you are a diabetic or have anatomical inability to reach your toes (from musculoskeletal problems or weight issues), then pedicure is a matter of appearance and comfort and the frequency depends upon the change in appearance with time that you are trying to correct. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of a pedicure?

What are the health risks of a pedicure?

Infection can be: A risk - especially if equipment is not clean. Injury can also be an issue - such as slicing off a significant depth of skin with a corn husker. ...Read more

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Do pedicures at salons pose a health risk?

Probably not: The mechanical aspects of this are totally safe. There are some potentially toxic chemicals but the exposure as a client would be an insignificant risk. I wonder however about the employees who have this exposure hour after hour; day after day. ...Read more

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How healthy is it to have fish pedicure?

How healthy is it to have fish pedicure?

Infection: A fish pedicure is performed when garra rufa (small fish) eat the dead skin off of a person’s feet. It is banned in some states. Sometimes a chinchin is used instead of a garra rufa – their teeth can cause bleeding. Neither the fish nor the pedicure tubs can be properly sanitized between customers and this can lead to infections. It is cruel because the garra rufa only eats skin when starved. ...Read more

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Why can't I do my own mani pedicures if diabetes?

Why can't I do my own mani pedicures if diabetes?

Who said you can't: If your diabetes is well controlled, you can do anything, including your own mani/pedicure. ...Read more