After Massage Care Advice



There are several conditions when massage is totally contra-indicated. Massage should not be performed at all if you:

  • have a fever, flu or temperature
  • have a contagious and infectious skin conditions and diseases
  • have diarrhoea or vomiting
  • are under the influence of alcohol or drugs

The following conditions require medical approval with written consent from your doctor:

  • Heart or circulatory conditions, high or low blood pressure
  • Arthritis
  • Slipped disc, whiplash, pain or postural deformities
  • Cancer
  • Osteoporosis
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Kidney infections/disorders OR any other ailments of the internal organs
  • Nervous or psychotic conditions, epilepsy
  • Recent operation
  • Diabetes
  • Bells Palsy
  • Trapped, pinched or inflamed nerves
  • Acute rheumatism
  • Condition being treated by a GP or another Complementary Practitioner

Local contra-indications.

Massage can be performed but the following area should be avoided:

  • Bruising, inflammation, pain, cuts, abrasions, sunburns, scar tissue, tenderness, oedema,
    allergies, skin sensitivities, excessive sweating, hernia,
  • Recent fractures, strains or sprains
  • Major or minor surgery (within the last 18 months)
  • Areas of localised contagious skin disorders (verucca, athletes foot, psoriasis, eczema,
  • Varicose veins
  • Recent fractures (minimum 3 months)
  • The abdomen during the first 3 months of pregnancy



Therapist: Kham Ip

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