Contra-indications of Treatments

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Diabetes
Treatment may take place if well-managed, GP referral advisable. Skin may heal slower and be paper thin on soles of feet.
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Nervous System disorders (e.g MS, Parkinson's)
In the case of serious disorders, seek GP referral before treatment.
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Epilepsy
Another disorder of the Nervous System. You must be able to cope if your client has a seizure.
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Cardiovascular conditions (e.g Hypertension/Hypotension, Thrombosis, Phlebitis, Embolism, Angina, Pacemaker
A client with any Cardiovascular condition must have GP referral before treatment. If high blood pressure is well managed you may use your discretion.
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High temperature or fever
Do not treat.
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Migraine
Do not treat.
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Recent operations (within 6 months)
Do not work over recent scar tissue.
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Unexplained swelling
Do not work over undiagnosed lumps or bumps.
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First 3 months of pregnancy
Avoid massage during first 3 trimester. After 3 months, GP referral.
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General infection (viral, bacterial, fungal or infestation)
Do not treat.
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Product allergies
Always ask about allergies during consultation if using oils during massage.
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Open wounds, cuts or abrasions
Avoid affected areas.
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Eczema or Psoriasis
Avoid affected areas.
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Bruising
Avoid bruised areas.
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Recent fractures
Do not massage if occurred less than 6 months ago.
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Recent scar tissue
Do not massage over recent scar tissue (6 months or less).
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Sunburn
Avoid affected area.
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Card 2

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In the case of serious disorders, seek GP referral before treatment.

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Nervous System disorders (e.g MS, Parkinson's)

Card 3

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Another disorder of the Nervous System. You must be able to cope if your client has a seizure.

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Card 4

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A client with any Cardiovascular condition must have GP referral before treatment. If high blood pressure is well managed you may use your discretion.

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Card 5

Front

Do not treat.

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