Let's face it, we all have had experience with some sort of injury or illness. The purpose of massage is to help us gain optimal mental and physical health along with a care routine that often includes doctors, chiropractors, therapists and hopefully massage therapists! In order to continue a safe and successful massage routine there are some contra-indications of massage we should stay aware of. There are different types of contra-indications and not all of them necessarily mean that you cannot receive a massage. Here is a list of things you should definitely let your massage therapist know up front in order to optimize your massage experience.
* This list does not represent all contra-indications of massage.
* Chart used from Fettuncine Sports Massage Therapy Clinic.