What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Fever

Fever is an increased core

Fever is identifiable by

Massage is systemically contrain-

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temperature brought about

thermometer.

dicated for fever, which indicates

 

by immune system reac-

 

that the body is fighting infec-

 

tions, usually to invasion by

 

tion. This condition can be recog-

 

some pathogens.

 

nized at a glance (or touch). Mas-

 

 

 

sage therapists are not, by the

 

 

 

way, usually required to keep

 

 

 

thermometers in their offices.

 

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