Any contagious condition or where the client could possibly have digesting or skin conditions that could flare up in session.
Some of those health conditions for which massage is contraindicated until resolved are:
Any health condition that is inflamed and could get more inflamed, is still in acute phase of healing, could be damaging if more pressure is applied that could exacerbate the problem, and any of the following:
If you would like more information about these specific pathologies as they relate to massage therapy services, please download the Excel file below. It will explain each pathology, describe symptoms and common medical treatments for each pathology, as well as explain why massage is or isn't contraindicated.