Higher Education

The Salon Professional's Guide to Foot Care, 1st Edition

  • Godfrey F. Mix
  • ISBN-10: 1562533320  |  ISBN-13: 9781562533328
  • 240 Pages
  • © 1999 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $68.00



This comprehensive book is written for the nail professional from a licensed, practicing podiatrist's point of view. Learn the historical development of the foot, foot anatomy, systemic diseases, common foot problems and more. This book can be used as a basic learning tool for those who wish to understand and learn about the foot and it also serves as a general reference for those who desire to gain understanding of a particular area of interest concerning the foot. Just some of what you will learn includes:

Features and Benefits

  • How to evaluate a client for foot services
  • How to use state-of-the-art sanitation practices and modern professional equipment
  • When and how to refer or consult with a medical professional or refer a client
  • How to recognize common foot problems
  • How general diseases can affect the foot

Table of Contents

Preface. The Foot, An Overview. Anatomy. Systemic Disease & The Foot. Common Foot Problems. Toenails. Foot Anomalies, Genetic and Medical. Client History. Instruments and Equipment. Sanitation in the Workplace. The Pedicure. Answers to chapter Review Questions. Further Reading Selections. Appendix of Sources. Glossary.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Godfrey F. Mix

A practicing podiatrist since 1968, Dr. Mix owns RX Productions, a practice dedicated to giving professional service to the beauty industry. He lecturers at trade shows and writes quarterly articles for Nails Magazine.