Outcomes based massage is really a massage routine that is modified and adjusted to suit a
particular person with particular needs, and with a desired
outcome in mind. What this really means is that for any particular
person with a condition/syndrome/illness, the massage is designed
with a beneficial outcome for the particular person in mind.
Massage can be of benefit for many different health conditions. I
have compiled a list of Indications and contra-indications for
massage , which you can also find on this site.
Conditions that benefit from regular massage:
Click on the condition listed for more info (this section is still under construction, so is not yet complete).
Abortion:locally contraindicated in acute phase, but general massage can speed recovery.
Amytropic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Anemia Anorexia (and other eating disorders)
Asthma (treatment between attacks)
ADD and ADHD
Bladder Cancer Body image distortions
Breast Cancer (although regular breast massage is very effective in reducing the risk of
breast cancer, massage for treatment of breast cancer does not
involve massage of the breasts) Breast massage
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Cellulite treatment.
Cervical Cancer Chronic fatigue syndrome.
Post common cold.
Crohn's Disease (not in acute phase)
Diabetes (if the condition is well managed). This is a general, light massage.
Spinal Disc Disease
Dislocations and treatment of associated scar tissue and muscle spasms
Dupuytren's Disease (a disease involving thickening of fascial layers below the skin)
Fatigue Female Impotence
Most fibroid Cancers Fibromyalgia
Fractures- Locally contraindicated, but work on the rest of the body can help speed recovery.
Shingles, in the post acute phase
Mild Hypertension Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (autoimmune disease)
Hypoglycaemia: not in acute episode
Interstitial Cystitis Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Cancer: massage may help as a coping mechanism.
Lung Cancer: massage may help as a coping mechanism.
Lyme Disease: post acute phase. Male Impotence Mesothelioma (Cancer caused by asbestos)
Metabolic syndrome: depending on cardiovascular health.
Miscarriage: locally contraindicated in acute phase, but massage can speed recovery and help as a coping mechanism.
Multiple Sclerosis: in subacute phase.
Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Osgood-Schlatter Disease: in subacute phase.
Osteoarthritis: in subacute phase.
Osteporosis: gentle massage only.
Pancreatic Disease: as a comfort measure.
Parkinson's Disease Pelvic Floor Pain, Incontinence & Lower Back Pain
Pes Planus and Pes Cavus Piriformis syndrome & Lower Back Pain
Pneumonia: in sub-acute phase.
Post Polio Syndrome
Postural Deviations Pregnancy for massage
if there are no complications present
Reflex sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome
Rheumatoid Arthritis: in sub-acute phase
Seizure disorders: not during a seizure.
Post septic arthritis
Post operative: locally contraindicated, but massage can help speed recovery.
Spasms and cramps
Sprains: in South Africa, this treatment falls into the scope of practice the physiotherapist, and generally not the massage therapist
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)
Tenosynovitis: only in post acute phase
Testicular Cancer. Thoracic outlet syndrome
Torticollis (unilateral neck spasm) Trigger Points
Post Traumatic Brain Injury
Peptic Ulcers: though not local to the abdomen.
Whiplash: in post acute phase only.
I also travel for mobile massage to clients on the East Rand, including:
Waverly and Modderfontein.
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