What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


Encephalitis is inflammation

Signs and Symptoms of encephali-

Massage is systemically contrain-

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of the brain usually brought

tis include fever, headache, confu-

Dicated for acute encephalitis,


about by a viral infection.

sion, and personality and memory

but if a client has had it in her his-



changes. Encephalitis is diagnosed

Tory with no signs of present in-



through examination of cerebro-

fection, massage is perfectly ac-



spinal fluid and analysis of CT or




MRI scans.



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