Massage should not be used in the following cases:

- General inflammation (fever),

- Early post-traumatic states (fractures, sprains, tears / rupture muscles or tendons, open wounds, traumatic hemorrhages)

- Early postoperative states,

- Diseases of the skin (boils, egzema, etc.)

- Infectious diseases,

- Cancers,

- Diseases of the abdominal organs (stomach and duodenal ulcers, liver and kidney stones, bowel disease): a contraindication applies to massage the abdomen,

- Pregnancy, menstruation: contraindication applies to massage the abdomen,

- Cardiovascular disease: thrombophlebitis, varicose veins, advanced atherosclerosis, inflammation of the lymphatic vessels,

- Massage should not be done immediately after a heavy meal, after intense physical exertion, and after a strong thermal treatment

If case any doubt you should consult your doctor.