Contraindications

Contraindications, or medically based reasoning for why an activity, procedure, or drug should not be performed or used, apply to even massage therapy. Clients frequently ask us why our intake forms are so detailed, and this is because your health and safety must come first! Below are common health conditions and the reasoning for why they may result in a deferred appointment.

High Blood Pressure: 

 

Low Blood Pressure:

MRSA:

Diabetes:

Heart Disease and Congestive Heart Failure:

Blood Clots (DVT):

 

Broken Bones:

Open Wounds or Sores:

Recent Surgeries:

Systemic Illness (like a cold or flu):

Inflammatory Diseases (RHA):

Pregnancy:

Cancer:

Frostbite, Burns, and Sunburn:

Aneurism: