Sports Massage Precautions

Please note restriction may apply for some medical conditions.

  • Acute Traumas - Open wounds, recent bruising, muscle tears, sprained ligaments, contusions, chilblains, burns
  • Infectious skin disease, Bacterial infection, Lymphangitis, Fungal infection, Viral infections, Herpes
  • Fractures.
  • Joint dislocation.
  • Immediately post-surgery.
  • Immediately post chemotherapy or radiation - unless referred by G.P.
  • Osteoporosis - G.P. consent required.
  • Myositis ossifican.
  • Deep-vein thrombosis.
  • Varicose veins (locally)
  • Melanoma.
  • Tumour.
  • Other cancers - G.P. consent required.
  • Haemophilia - G.P. consent required.
  • Diabetes - although not an actual contraindication massage can be provided after discussion and possible G.P. consent.
  • If you are at the infectious stage of any virus.
  • A body temperature over 100°F, or feeling unwell

To book your treatment session with Russ Cassidy, sports massage and deep tissue massage therapist, call on 07709 509713, or book online. Alternatively you can send a message.