Contraindications to Massage Practice
In this learning module you will explore the different contraindications to massage practice, how to determine these in your initial client interview, and how to apply these ideas in your massage practice.
The units involved in this learning module follow. They are designed to be followed in a sequential order, but this is not required.
- Indications and Contraindications
- Medical Conditions
- Endangerment Sites
- Skin Pathologies
- Practical Application
- Salvo, S. (2003). Massage Therapy – Principles and Practice (2nd ed.). Elsevier, St Louis, Missouri.
- Salvo, S. (2007). Massage Therapy – Principles and Practice (3rd ed.). Elsevier, St Louis, Missouri.
- Schachner, L., Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Duarte, A., & Krasnegor, J. (1998). Atopic Dermatitis Symptoms Decrease in Children Following Massage Therapy. Pediatric Dermatology, 15, 390-395.
David McQuillan, 2008, 2009