What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Myositis

This is the growth of a bony

An x-ray is the best way to see

Massage is always locally con-

Ossificans

deposit in soft tissues. It

this problem, but it is palpable as

traindicated for myositis ossifi-

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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

 

sheaths.

 

the reabsorption of the bone

 

 

 

tissue without doing further

 

 

 

damage.

 

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