What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


Substance abuse is the use

Symptoms of substance abuse

Massage is indicated, with medi-


of a material (not necessar-

depend entirely on what sub-

cal supervision, for people who

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ily a drug) in methods or

stances are being consumed.

are recovering from substance


dosages for which it was


abuse, under medical supervi-


never intended; this use re-


sion. Massage for people with a


sults in damage to the user


history of substance abuse but


and other people whom



no lasting health problems is


the user contacts.


also indicated. Massage is con-




traindicated for people who are




intoxicated at the time of their






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