Relaxation and well-being massages, given their non-therapeutic aim, are contraindicated in certain cases.
Fever, bacterial or viral infection, therefore in the presence of an infection, the activation of the cardiovascular system is contraindicated for the heart in particular
Thrombosis, Phlebitis (= inflammation of a vein following the presence of a blood clot), so that stimulation of the circulatory system by massage could cause this clot to migrate into a pulmonary artery thus causing an embolism pulmonary, which if massive can be fatal
Serious heart or lung disease, arteriosclerosis, high blood pressure, cerebral hemorrhage, because too tonic and / or too deep a massage can lead to heart palpitations in a person with a fragile, tired heart
Diseases related to the bones and the skeleton, such as osteoporosis which weakens the bones and promotes fractures
Acute inflammatory conditions, such as in the joints such as a sprain, ligament rupture, muscle tear, which could be made worse with massage
Skin problems (dermatoses, wounds, recent scars likely to become infected)
Nausea, abdominal pain, recent wounds or scars, skin infection, fibroid or tumor, acute back pain, acute inflammatory disease
Certain coagulation disorders (a massage that is a little too tonic and energetic could cause the formation of hematomas in people with more fluid blood than the norm and weakened vessels)
In the event of pregnancy (the pregnant woman can be massaged, but later during her pregnancy in the absence of contraindications, the massage can cause a miscarriage).
Infectious (scarlet fever, measles, etc.) or contagious (skin disease e.g. impetigo) diseases
We do not perform any massage on minors, not because it is forbidden, but only in view of their fragility, therefore we prefer to avoid any manipulation that could harm their growth.
Some professional massage therapists agree to perform massage sessions on this type of patient, although they do so under certain precautions and medical advice, we prefer to be radical in categorically refusing this type of patient.
We direct this type of patient towards medical, paramedical, physiotherapeutic practices, and pregnant women towards therapeutic massages dedicated to pregnant women, performed by massage therapists trained in this discipline.
Varicose veins: Affected areas should not be massaged.
Diabetes: The massage of the legs in diabetics is to be avoided, not of tonic massage in pressure also.
Cancer, leukemia, tumor: Each cancer is different, it is essential to ask prior agreement from the attending physician. In some cases massage may be a total contraindication while in other cases it may not be
Transplant / Transplantation
If you have an illness that we have not mentioned, or a poor physical or psychological state of health, or you have any doubts, in this case:
- Inform us before making an appointment.
- Consult the advice of your attending physician before making an appointment.
- Provide us with written medical permission.
- Send us your informed authorization.
The actions we will take regarding you will be as follows::
- Either the exclusion of essential oils.
- Or the exclusion of certain areas to be massaged (indicated by your doctor).
- Or a less tonic, lighter and softer massage with an energetic aim.
- Either the three combined at the same time.
- Or a pronounced refusal on our part to massage you.
Let us know if:
You have an allergy to one or more essential oils, several combinations of essential oils are available to you. In case of intolerance to all essential oils, or simply in case of doubt, we will avoid the application of these essential oils during your session.
You are in the period of menstruation, because there is a contraindication to any deep and mobilizing touch of the belly and the abdominal area.
You are a nursing woman, in this case we will avoid the application of these essential oils during your session.
Avoid eating just before a massage session, opt for a healthy and light snack.