What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


This is the growth of a bony

An x-ray is the best way to see

Massage is always locally con-


deposit in soft tissues. It

this problem, but it is palpable as

traindicated for myositis ossifi-

(page 54)

usually follows trauma that

a dense mass where, anatomically,

cans, but work around the


involves significant leakage

no such thing should be.

edges of the area-within


of blood between fascial


pain tolerance-may stimulate




the reabsorption of the bone




tissue without doing further






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