skin diseases and disorders bruises
3 dilated capillaries
4 varicose veins
5 thrombosis or phlebitis
^^ skin tags, warts or pigmented moles ^^ recent operations and scar tissue
^^ treatment of the abdomen during pregnancy and menstruation
9 extremely hairy areas
10 thin, bony clients
11 elderly clients with thin, crepy skin and lack of subcutaneous fat ^^ acute back and spinal problems, e.g. disc trouble.
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