What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Septic Arthritis

Septic arthritis is joint in-

This conditions shows the cardinal

Massage is systemically contra-

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flammation caused by in-

signs of inflammation: pain, heat,

Indicated for septic arthritis until


fection inside the joint

redness, and swelling. It is often

the infection is completely gone



accompanied by fever

from the joint. At that time, mas-




sage may be useful to help restore






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