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Aug 21, 2020

A client who was recently in a motor vehicle accident was “cleared for massage” by her primary care provider. But it turns out she had no X-rays and that hid the fact that she sustained a fracture to her sternum. What is the responsibility of the massage therapist when a client has been “cleared for massage”? Ruth has some thoughts.


Interesting links:


Despite deaths, injuries and recalls, air bags still save lives


Risk of thoracic injury from direct steering wheel impact in frontal crashes


Causes and risk factors of a broken sternum


Sternal Fracture


Breastbone Fracture - Sternal Fracture


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Ruth Werner