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What are the superficial heat contraindications for cancer?
hot pack, paraffin, infrared, fluid therapy: over irradiated areas, over bleeding areas, over inflammation, over a tumor
What are the deep heat contraindications for cancer?
diathermy and ultrasound: over acute hemorrhage, over growing epiphyses, over inflammation, over irradiated or insensitive skin, over tumor, over implants
What are the electrotherapy contraindications for cancer?
neuromuscular electrical nerve stimulation and TENS: potential pathological fracture, cardiopulmonary insufficiency, deep bone pain
What are the cryotherapy contraindications for cancer?
cold pack, ice massage, cold hydrotherapy, vapocoolant spray, cold compression: over dysvascular tissue/irradiated tissue, impaired sensation to the treatment area, delayed wound healing, radiation or chemotherapy indunced nerve injury, when chemotherapy exacerates-Raynaud's disease or peripheral vascular disease
What are the mechanical contraindications for cancer?
traction: presence of tumor, presence of infection, previous radiation therapy
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