Is massage contraindicated for asthma?

When we have a client with the following condition:
asthma

Massages
Massage is useful when client not having an attack. • Massage of the muscles involved in breathing can be very helpful, including percussion over the back of the ribs. • Breathing difficulties are often made worse by lying flat. If this is the case, it may be necessary to use supports to prop the client in a semi-sitting position, or in a side lying position.

Signs and symptoms for
asthma

  • Coughing, especially at night, during exercise or when laughing.
  • Difficulty breathing.
  • Chest tightness.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Wheezing (a whistling or squeaky sound in your chest when breathing, especially when exhaling)
ASTHMA contraindications In beauty therapy

Description

Asthma is a common lung condition that causes occasional breathing difficulties.
It affects people of all ages and often starts in childhood, although it can also appear for the first time in adults.
There’s currently no cure for asthma, but there are simple treatments that can help keep the symptoms under control so it doesn’t have a significant impact on your life.

Some people, particularly children, may eventually grow out of asthma. But for others it’s a lifelong condition.

Is
asthma
contagious?
No
, "asthma" is NOT contagious!

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