massage therapy and related bodywork modalities are non-invasive, relaxing, and natural. it is therefore generally considered a safe treatment for most people. however, there are three types of contraindications. a contraindication is a condition or factor that increases risk to a client or therapist. a total contraindication, is when massage/bodywork should not be performed at all. a local contraindication, when massage/bodywork can be performed except over the affected or contraindicated areas.. a medical contraindication, when massage/bodywork can only be performed once medical permission has been granted.
the following restrictions are in place to protect your health and well-being. thank you for taking them as seriously as we do.
when you have any of these conditions, please do not receive bodywork if you present any of these:
the therapist can perform massage/bodywork but not over any areas affected by:
a treatment release, signed by your primary care physician must be received before receiving treatment if you have been diagnosed with any of the following: