Contraindications of Massage

Shoulder-Release_60509625-resources-e1396295368591Most people can benefit from massage. However, massage may not be appropriate if you have

  1. Bleeding disorders or take blood-thinning medication
  2. Burns, open or healing wounds
  3. Any indication of an infection
  4. Deep vein thrombosis
  5. Fractures
  6. Severe osteoporosis (Manual Lymphatic Drainage is Advised)
  7. Severe thrombocytopenia
  8. Heart conditions
  9. Active Cancer- (Check with your doctor)

If you have a cold or flu this is not the time to have a massage. Wait until you are approximately 90 % over your symptoms before having a massage.

In some cases massage can leave you feeling a bit sore the next day. But massage shouldn’t ordinarily be painful or uncomfortable. If any part of your massage doesn’t feel right or is painful, speak up right away.


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