What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Neuritis

Neuritis means inflamma-

Hyperesthesia is the primary

Massage is at least locally con-

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tion of a nerve. It is usually

symptom of this condition. Numb-

traindicated for any acute neu-

 

a symptom or complication

ness, weakness, and paresthesia

ritis. Whether massage is sys-

 

of some other problem.

may also be present.

temically contraindicated will

 

 

 

depend on the underlying

 

 

 

pathology.

 

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