ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS - a contraindication for Massage, Waxing, Manicure And Pedicure, Facial, Body Wraps And Electrical Treatments?

Description

Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of arthritis that affects the spine. The spine’s bones (vertebrae) fuse together, resulting in a rigid spine.

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a long-term (chronic) condition in which the spine and other areas of the body become inflamed.

AS tends to first develop in teenagers and young adults. It’s also around three times more common in men than in women.

Is ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS CONTAGIOUS?

No
, "ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS" is NOT contagious!

Signs and symptoms for ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS

  • The pain gets better with exercise, but doesn’t improve or gets worse with rest
  • The pain and stiffness is worse in the morning and at night
ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS contraindications In beauty therapy

When we have a client with the following condition: ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS

Facials
Adjustments may be needed for joints (knees , elbows etc) Be aware if your client take medications, as it may interfere or affect the treatment.
Waxing
Adjustments may be needed for joints (knees , elbows etc) Be aware if your client take medications, as it may interfere or affect the treatment.
Body Treatments
Client must seek medical advice prior to booking.
Massages
In acute phases, massage is contra-indicated in areas of pain and inflammation. Massage in the early stages can help maintain some mobility. Be careful about putting pressure on muscles near the spine.
Nail Treatments
Pay attention to your client's mobility. If immobile you may need to use an armchair or a treatment couch.

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