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Flashcards in First Trimester Contraindications Deck (9)
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1

Why is abdominal massage contraindicated in the first trimester?

MOTHER BEAR SYNDROME
(too much can go wrong, don't touch it)

2

Which pillow should you omit during treatment in the first trimester?

ABDOMINAL
(increases intra-uterine pressure)

3

Where is it contraindicated to perform joint mobes?

PELVIS
or
SACRUM

4

What needs to be considered regarding sacral work?

NO DEEP POINTED PRESSURE
or
PROLONGED WORK

5

What 3 things need to be considered regarding ligaments?

MID-RANGE, GENTLE PASSIVE STRETCHES
+
LOW-GRADE JOINT MOBILIZATION
+
NO OVERPRESSURE!

6

What needs to be considered regarding heat hydrotherapy? (4)

NO FULL BODY HEAT TREATMENTS
+
COLD TARGETED APPLICATIONS MORE HELPFUL
+
WARM TOWELS ON BREASTS for POSTPARTUM CONGESTION
+
HEATED SCAR TREATMENTS POSTPARTUM

7

Following DVT protocol, in which 3 areas is NO deep work (mm stripping, specific comp.) permitted?

ADDUCTORS
+
INGUINAL
+
POSTERIOR CALF

8

Name the essential oil precaution considerations for pregnancy?

THOSE ITALIAN HERBS
Basil, Cedarwood, Clarysage, Coriander, Hyssop, Jasmine, Juniper, Marjoram, Oregano, Myrrh, Peppermint, Rockrose, Rosemary, Sage, Thyme

9

Name the 6 parts of the body contraindicated for reflexology/acupressure?

SPLEEN
KIDNEY
LG INTESTINE
URINARY BLADDER
LIVER
GALL BLADDER