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Risks and Warnings

Therapeutic Massage Is Safe for Almost Everyone

When performed by a trained therapist, such as Marisel Vazquez at The Healing Stone LLC, massage is generally safe. But there are some circumstances where it should be avoided.

Some Situations Require a Doctor’s Consultation

  • Consult your doctor before getting a massage if you have certain conditions.
  • A low platelet count (also known as thrombocytopenia)
  • A bleeding disorder or you’re taking blood thinners
  • Burns on your skin
  • Open wounds, including fresh tattoos
  • A history of blood clots
  • Surgery in the past six weeks
  • A fracture or severe osteoporosis
  • Diabetes

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