HOUSEMAID’S KNEE - a contraindication for Massage, Waxing, Manicure And Pedicure, Body Wraps And Electrical Treatments?

Description

Transcript of Housemaid’s knee (bursitis) Housemaid’s knee is a condition that’s also known as prepatellar bursitis.

Overlying your kneecap you have a capsule called a bursa, which is like a fluid-filled sac. Sometimes that sac can become inflamed and that’s what housemaid’s knee is.

Is HOUSEMAID’S KNEE CONTAGIOUS?

No
, "HOUSEMAID’S KNEE" is NOT contagious!

Signs and symptoms for HOUSEMAID’S KNEE

  • Housemaids knee include pain and tenderness at the front of the kneecap and just below it
  • The kneecap or patella may be swollen and warm to the touch
  • Kneeling may be painful, hence the term housemaids knee
HOUSEMAID’S KNEE contraindications In beauty therapy

When we have a client with the following condition: HOUSEMAID’S KNEE

Waxing
Treatments cannot be performed over contraindicated areas.
Body Treatments
Treatments cannot be performed over contraindicated areas.
Massages
Do not massage directly on areas of painful inflammation.
Nail Treatments
Caution may be required.

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