Massage Therapy & Acute Injuries

Massage Therapy & Acute Injuries

Should you massage a client right after a traumatic injury?

An acute injury is a sudden, sharp, traumatic injury that causes pain.

Because massage therapy encourages circulation and can increase swelling during the body’s initial response to injury it should not be performed on the injured site.

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It is best for your clients to wait at least 72 hours following an acute injury before getting massages therapy.

Remember, when something goes wrong and a massage client gets injured, you could be liable and possibly sued.

As a massage therapist you need to protect yourself and only the best massage therapist insurance coverage will do!

The American Massage Council offers the most affordable and reliable professional liability insurance for massage therapy coverage and more.

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