– infection of the skin
– lesions usually occur around nose and mouth.
– typically begins on head, can infect the skin anywhere.
– most common
– streptococcus pyogenesis
– red sores with small blisters typically around the mouth or nose
– ooze liquid; a yellow-brown (honey) colored crust forms
– 2-3 weeks to heal untreated
– children under 2
– related to chronic skin inflammation or poor circulation
– painful, pus-filled blisters on feet and legs
– malaise and swollen lymph nodes
Swedish – SYSTEMICALLY CONTRAINDICATED
Deep Tissue – SYSTEMICALLY CONTRAINDICATED
Stretching/PNF – Locally Contraindicated
TrP – Locally Contraindicated