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Precautions and Contraindications

We reserve the right to refuse treatments if we believe there could be a risk.
Should you have any concerns please consult your doctor and ask their advice before seeking Thai massage therapy treatment.

The following conditions are contraindicated:

  • Sharp pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness to the arms or the legs

  • Fever over 38.5 C

  • Hypertension, headache, nausea or vomiting

  • Recent (less than 1 month) surgery

  • Severe osteoporosis

  • Communicable diseases e.g. influenza, tuberculosis

  • Massage in the lower abdomen region is contraindicated for pregnant women

  • Fresh wounds, open wounds or recent injury

  • Vascular problems

  • Serious joint or bone problems broken bone, dislocation

  • Skin diseases or infections

  • Deep vein thrombosis

  • Burns

  • Inflammation

  • Cancer

Other areas of caution for the client.

  • Patients with vascular disease

  • High blood pressure, headache, nausea or vomiting.

  • Patients with osteoporosis or bone problems.

  • Joint dislocation.

  • Areas of the body where metal pins, steel plates, screws or prosthetic points have been inserted.

  • Areas where wounds are not completely healed

  • Broken skin

  • Skin grafts

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