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

 

capsule.

accompanied by fever

from the joint. At that time, mas-

 

 

 

sage may be useful to help restore

 

 

 

function.

 

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