Is massage contraindicated for strains?

When we have a client with the following condition: strains

Signs and symptoms for strains

  • Swelling, bruising or redness
  • Pain in the affected muscle at rest
  • Pain in the muscle or associated joint during use
  • Muscle spasms (when the muscles contract tightly and painfully)
  • Weakness and loss of some, or all, of the function in the affected muscle
STRAINS contraindications In beauty therapy


A strain occurs when muscle fibres stretch or tear. It’s usually the result of the muscle being stretched beyond its limits or forced to contract (shorten) too quickly.

Muscle strains are particularly common in the legs and back, such as hamstring strains and lumbar (lower back) strains.

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

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