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Struggle with back pain? Techs share their pain-free pedi setups

By Rebecca Hitchon | 23 April 2022

Scratch talks to two techs, who reveal how they created the perfect pedi setups to accommodate to their back pain. Becks Dunn of Beautiful Destiny Nails and Tanning Northamptonshire based Becks Dunn has suffered with a bad back for 15 years, after an injury which ended her former dancing dreams…

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Medically approved app to help back pain launches

By Sophie Nutt | 13 September 2019

Digital therapy company, Kaia Health, has launched the first medically approved back pain app in the EU and UK aiming to end the epidemic of work-induced back pain. According to WHO, back pain is the leading global cause of disability worldwide. Meanwhile, in the UK, an estimated one-third of the…

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Tech creates arm rest to tackle back pain

By Sophie Nutt | 4 July 2019

Talented nail tech and educator, Elwira Walczak of Petite Nails, reveals how she created an arm rest to tackle the back pain she suffered with as a result of years of tekking… “I’ve struggled with back and neck pain for a long time, to the point that I was desperately…

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Tips to help prevent back pain caused by tekking

By Scratch Staff | 11 October 2018

Dr. Joanna Lowry-Corry, clinical director and Doctor of Chiropractic at the London Wellness Centre, serves up practical advice to help aid posture and prevent pain caused by day-to-day nail tekking… Due to the nature of a nail technician’s job, I would expect many to experience headaches and neck pain, with…

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