Plastic hooks are stuck onto the nail with an adhesive gel.
Into the hooks rubber bands are attached.
The latter have different diameters. Thus, you can choose the tractive force. This force immediateley cares for a flattening of the nail and lifts up the nail edges what directly leads to a relief from pain.
Advantages of such a treatment are:
The period of application is dependent on speed of nail growth, usuallly several months. A nail renews in approximately 9 - 12 months.
If you choose the Erki-technique, steps are as follows:
|1) It is soothing with the abrasive stone the area the tape will stick to, to achieve a better surface area.||
2)Clean the claw from and the Erki hook.
|3) Hold the hook with the forceps and place a drop of glue on the hollow of the hook.||4) Immediately, put the hook on one end of the nail and press lightly for 1 minute.Try to keep the hook stable.|
|5) Repeat the same procedure on the other side of the nail.||6) Install the protective tube to the needle.The hose prevents rubber from being worn|
|7) Choose the right size for the rubber band to use and apply it to the hooks.||8) Pull the needle slightly upward to handle the fittting..|
|9) Complete the process for the 2 sides.||10) Place a drop of glue between the rubber and the nail so that it does not slip.|