What is contraindication?
A contraindication is any condition or circumstance where the use of a specific treatment or drug is not advised because it could harm the person.
In medicine, "contraindicated" is specifically used to indicate treatments or drugs which will make the patient's condition significantly worse. It is often used for drugs where this negative effect may not be immediately apparent, even to a trained medical professional.
For instance, treatment of strokes and similar blockages often uses blood thinners, which are effective in many patients. However, in the case of hemophiliacs, the use of such drugs is contraindicated because, while the medicine may help the stroke, it serious aggrevates the preexisting underlying hemophilia to such a degree that the drug is likely to do more harm to the patient than good.
A contraindication is a condition is which massage should be performed with caution, or avoided completely until the condition improves. Sensitive skin is not necessarily a contraindication in and of itself, but it may be a symptom of a condition that may be a contraindication. Some possible conditions could be: eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, urticaria, etc. It is best to check with your doctor to rule out any other possible causes for the sensitive skin. If…
It is not a contraindication for massage at all. It is a contraindication for being in a supine, and even a prone, position. If the massage therapist is trained properly, they will know how to do a sidelying position massage that will be safe. Again, it is not the massage that is contraindicated, but the position that most people have on the massage table. Sidelying resolves the issues with supine hypotensive syndrome so there should…