Is massage contraindicated for abdominal hernia?

When we have a client with the following condition:
abdominal hernia

An abdominal hernia is a local contraindication.

Signs and symptoms for
abdominal hernia

  • Swelling or fullness at the hernia site
  • Aching sensation (radiates into the area of the hernia)
  • No true pain or tenderness upon examination
  • Enlarges with increasing intra-abdominal pressure and/or standing
ABDOMINAL HERNIA contraindications In beauty therapy


An abdominal hernia is a bulge or swelling. It happens when some of the contents inside your abdomen (tummy), such as fat or bowel, push through a weakness in your abdominal wall.

The lump can often be pushed back in or disappears when you lie down. Coughing or straining may make the lump appear.

abdominal hernia
, "abdominal hernia" is NOT contagious!

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