Contraindications to Massage Treatments

What are the Contraindications to Massage Treatments?

Massage treatment is non-invasive, relaxing and natural. It is therefore generally considered a safe treatment for most people.

However, there are some situations where massage is not recommended.

General list of Contraindications to Massage Treatments:

  • Fever
  • Acute Inflammatory Processes
  • Blood Disorders
  • Haemorrhages
  • Skin Disease
  • Thrombosis, Phlebitis and Varicose Veins
  • Gangrene
  • Aneurysm
  • Trophy Skin Ulcers
  • Lymph Nodes Inflammation
  • Active Form of Tuberculosis
  • Any form of Cancer
  • Any form of Tumours
  • Syphilis
  • Acute Stomach Pain
  • Acute Pain of Any Localization
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Recent Surgery
  • Some Forms of Oedema
  • Open Wounds
  • Serious Conditions of Heart, Circulatory System, Lungs, Kidneys and Liver

 If you have further questions or concerns, please contact me for more information.