What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Fractures -

A fracture is any kind of

Most fractures are painful and in-

Massage is locally contraindi-

(page 60)

broken or cracked bone.

volve loss of function at the near-

cated for acute fractures, but

 

 

est joints, but some may be diffi-

work done on the rest of the

 

 

cult to diagnose without an x-ray.

body can yield reflexive benefits.

 

 

 

Massage is indicated for people

 

 

 

in later stages of recovery from

 

 

 

fractures.

 

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