What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Hemophilia

Hemophilia is a genetic dis-

Hemophilia can cause superficial

Massage is systematically contra-

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order in which certain clot-

bleeding that persists for longer

indicated for most cases of he-

 

ting factors in the blood

than normal, or internal bleeding

mophilia unless the case is very

 

are either inactive or miss-

into joint cavities or between

mild and the client gets medical

 

ing altogether.

muscle sheaths with little or no

clearance.

 

 

provocation.

 

 

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