A client has frequent ear infections, including now while he’s awaiting a prescription of antibiotics. He wants massage for his neck and shoulders. He has a history of a ruptured eardrum and several surgeries. And by the way, he’s a surfer.
Usually, we say that massage and acute infections don’t really go together. But this client seems fine—he gets these infections often and they don’t impact his daily living.
Is that a go-ahead for massage? Maybe, maybe not.
Full show notes and resources available at https://www.abmp.com/podcasts/ep-313-surfer-s-ear-i-have-client-who-pathology-conversations-ruth-werner