What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


This large group of inher-

Signs and symptoms of osteogen-

Depending on the severity of


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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