Massage Therapy Reference

Massage Contraindications

When Not to Get a Massage

  When is Massage not allowed? In the following instances, Massage Therapy cannot be administered, or must be modified: I. When Massage Therapy CANNOT be performed at all: When Not to Get a Massage...

Compartment Syndrome Massage

A compartment syndrome is the result of an increase in pressure within the compartments of the lower leg. The 4 compartments in the Lower Leg: ANTERIOR COMPARTMENT: contains tibialis anterior , extensor hallucis longus, extensor...

Shin Splints Massage

SHIN SPLINTS –  chronic strain on tibialis anterior and/ or tibialis posterior muscles What Happens with Shin Splints: Usually tiny tears in tibialis anterior where it attaches to the tibia This generally leads to...

Osgood Schlatter’s Disease Massage

Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease is a painful swelling of the bump (anterior tibial tubercle) on the upper part of the shinbone, just below the knee. (Partial avulsion of the tibial tubercle). In children, the tibial tubercle demonstrates one...