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Massage Therapy

Guidelines for Manual Techniques 104

Revealing Pitfalls and Precautions Hidden in Cardiovascular Conditions and Their Medications


  • Differentiate the clinical differences between various types of blood coagulation disorders, and the different approaches for manual therapy needed for each
  • Describe in clear, concise terms the differences in various heart diseases, including endocarditis, pericarditis, CHF, LVH, etc., and the significance to the practicing manual therapist
  • Explain the various types of blood pressure medications and detail which require limiting or avoiding the prone position to avoid complications
  • Define which cardiovascular medications would increase the likelihood of client dizziness or blackout due to postural hypotension, and clarify the technique alterations necessary.
  • Outline 15 pharmaceutical classes that are used to treat cardiovascular conditions, including spotlights on significant side effects and all contraindications for manual therapies

Bryan Born, DC

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