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Fever with acute renal failure due to body massage-induced rhabdomyolysis


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Five articles on PainSci cite Lai 2006: (1) The Complete Guide to Trigger Points & Myofascial Pain(2) Post-Exercise, Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness(3) Massage Therapy Side Effects(4) Why Drink Water After Massage?(5) Poisoned by Massage

PainSci notes on Lai 2006:

Interesting, short, and readable story of an elderly man who collapsed after an unusually strong massage.

This is one of three case studies of massage-induced rhabdo in my bibliography: see also Chen and Tanriover.

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