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Absolute contraindications for massage therapy:

When Not to Have a Massage

As massage professionals, we cannot diagnose our clients or prescribe medication. Our focus is treating your muscles, alleviating pain and stress that might be the source of your physical challenges.  It is extremely important that you discuss all your health conditions before receiving a massage.


Please review the following list. It is not exhaustive, but it will help you make an informed decision. When in doubt, consult a doctor.



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