What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Osteogenesis

This large group of inher-

Signs and symptoms of osteogen-

Depending on the severity of

Imperfecti*

ited conditions involves ab-

esis imperfecti include deformity

the condition, vigorous massage

 

normally fragile bones,

of long bones, unusually lax liga-

may be contraindicated for os-

 

which may break with mini-

ments, and a bluish tint to the

teogenesis imperfecti. Therapists

 

mal trauma.

sclerae of the eye.

need to work with primary care

 

 

 

physicians to make case-by-case

 

 

 

decisions concerning clients

 

 

 

with this condition.

 

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