Friday, May 24, 2013

Contraindications / Precautions for Treatment ...


Contraindications:
Any activity that would put stress on locked joints or the heart such as weight lifting, strength testing, carrying heavy weight, playing any wind instruments (requiring forced air) as well as pushing or pulling. 

Precautions:
@ Avoid skin irritation from treatment modalities
@ Minimize stress on painful and lax joints
@ Minimize activities that would be injury producing (i.e. contact sports)
@ Avoid drugs which would affect coagulation (vascular issues)
@ Surgical sutures removal should be delayed due to skin fragility and impaired healing 





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