What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


Fever is an increased core

Fever is identifiable by

Massage is systemically contrain-

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temperature brought about


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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