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MAY | JUNE 2018

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40 m a s s a g e & b o d y w o r k m a y / j u n e 2 0 1 8 education PATHOLOGY PERSPECTIVES I recently had an interesting phone conversation with a friend who is a massage therapy school administrator. She wanted some guidance for a new pathology educator. We had a spirited discussion (which is to say, a friendly disagreement) about whether some condition, I don't remember which, contraindicates massage therapy. I maintained that with appropriate accommodations it would be possible to design a session that could be helpful and safe, even in a situation where the client was frail and their constitutional health was compromised. Understanding Indications and Contraindications By Ruth Werner

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