What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Ganglion Cysts

Ganglion cysts are small

Ganglion cysts are small bumps

Massage is locally contraindi-

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fluid-filled connective tissue

that usually appear on the wrist or

cated for ganglion cysts. It can-


sacks that are attached to

ankle. They are not usually painful,

not make them better, and may


tendons, tendinous sheaths,

unless they are in a place to be in-

irritate them through excess


ligaments, or periosteum.

jured by normal wear and tear

fluid flow.


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