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Can massage therapy help an aortic aneurysm?

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Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: No AND...

If a person knows that they have an aortic aneurysm, it is likely large enough that it was found during a physician's exam. Some aortic aneurysms can be very sensitive and could rupture easily.
While I am not able to find any reports of a ruptured aneurysm from massage, I do know of an aneurysm rupturing when a patient was being physically moved to an operating table.

In brief: No AND...

If a person knows that they have an aortic aneurysm, it is likely large enough that it was found during a physician's exam. Some aortic aneurysms can be very sensitive and could rupture easily.
While I am not able to find any reports of a ruptured aneurysm from massage, I do know of an aneurysm rupturing when a patient was being physically moved to an operating table.
Dr. James Eitner
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

No.

In brief: No

No.
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