Contraindications and Restrictions of Massage Therapy: When to refrain from Services and Massage Treatments
What are the contraindications of massage treatment?
Massage treatment is non-invasive, relaxing and natural. It is therefore generally considered a safe treatment for most people. However, there are three types of contraindication:
When you have any of these conditions, please do not schedule services if:
The therapist can massage but not over any areas affected by:
Not always. In fact, massage can be very therapeutic for many medical conditions. However, in the above cases it is best to have advice from your physician. Massage therapists, unless they are also qualified doctors, may not, under law, attempt to diagnose a condition.
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