What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Renal Failure

Renal failure is a situation

Symptoms of acute and chronic

Massage is systemically contrain-

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in which the kidneys are

renal failure differ in severity and

dicated for both acute and


incapable of functioning at

type of onset, but they have in

chronic renal failure.


normal levels. It may be an

common reduced urine output,



acute or a chronic prob-

systemic edema, and changes in



lem, but it can be life-

mental state brought about by




the accumulation of toxins in the







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