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Pulmonary embolus originating below knee

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Two articles on PainSci cite Warren 1978: 1. Massage Therapy Side Effects2. Does Massage Increase Circulation?

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Case report of an elderly woman who developed a lung embolus after her husband vigorously massaged her leg, which had a known deep vein thrombosis — a serious contraindication to massage which any competent massage therapist would certainly avoid. But not all of them…and not husbands as a general rule.

~ Paul Ingraham

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