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Can i do hot stone massage on an elderly?

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Dr. Joel Cooperman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 47 years experience
Yes: Monitor their response closely, ie, responsiveness, discomfort level. Take appropriate precautions as to intensity of heat from the stones on the skin.
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