What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Thrombophle-

Thrombophlebitis and deep

Symptoms for thrombophlebitis

Massage is strictly systemically

bitis or Deep

vein thrombosis (DVT) are

may or may not include pain,

contraindicated for thrombophle-

Vein Thrombosis

inflammations of veins due

heat, redness, swelling, and local

bitis or deep vein thrombosis.

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to blood clots.

itchiness, and a hard cord-like

 

 

 

feeling at the affected vein.

 

 

 

Symptoms for DVT are often

 

 

 

more extreme: possibly pitting

 

 

 

edema distal to the site, often

 

 

 

with discoloration, and intermit-

 

 

 

tent or continuous pain that is ex-

 

 

 

acerbated by activity or standing

 

 

 

still for a long period of time.

 

 

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