Updated: Oct 6, 2021
What is a Massage Contraindication?
Contraindication definition is - something (such as a symptom or condition) that makes a particular treatment or procedure inadvisable.
Massage treatment is non-invasive, relaxing and beneficial. There are, however, three types of contraindications to massage.
Prior to your first treatment, you will complete a consultation form. If you have booked a treatment and have any of the contraindications listed below, please get in touch before your treatment.
Medical contraindications that may require written medical permission from your Doctor prior to treatment (in cases where medical permission cannot be obtained, clients must give informed consent in writing prior to treatment). If you have any of the below, please get in touch to discuss before you come for your treatment:
Cardiovascular conditions (Thrombosis, Phlebitis, untreated hypertension, heart conditions)
Nervous system problems (Sclerosis, Parkinson's, Motor Neurone)
On prescription medication
Any condition already being treated by a GP/another complementary practitioner
Contraindications that may restrict treatment
On the day you have booked your message, the following conditions may restrict your treatment. Please let me know on arrival if any of the below relate to you on the day:
Abdomen (1st few days of menstruation)
Just eaten a heavy meal
Conditions affecting the neck
If you have any of the conditions listed below, please defer your treatment to a later date:
Coronavirus / have been in contact recently with someone you think might have been infected / you have any symptoms yourself
Infection diseases (eg flu or colds - no matter how mild)
Under the influence of drugs or alcohol
Undiagnosed lumps or bumps
Get in touch if you'd like to book a treatment:
0743 437 4035