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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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Muscle Pain


Pain specifically in muscle tissue, such as cramping or from sprains, strains, bruising, recent wounds or injuries.


Depending on the tolerance levels of the client, muscle pain can withstand fairly deep massage techniques. Careful intake must be taken to ensure no underlying pathologies that might indication contraindication, such as unexplained swelling, possible broken bones or compromised blood vessels. Always check in with client before and during applying any deep pressure.

Can be alleviated by:

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