Contra-Indications at Serenity

Please note, the below list is not exhaustive. If there is any doubt, please consult your GP before booking a massage. By booking, you are confirming there is no reason you should not have a massage.

When you arrive, you will be asked to fill our a medical questionnaire. Some conditions (not listed!), may cause the therapist to have to adjust your treatment slightly, so please take care when filling the questionnaire in. This should take no more than 5 minutes. Thank you!

Doctor’s Note Required

Blood Thinning Tablets (eg. Warfarin)
Heart Attack (less than 12 months ago)
High Blood Pressure (uncontrolled)
Mild Haemophilia (mild)
Parkinson’s Disease
Stroke (less than 12 months ago)
Surgery (less than 6 weeks ago)


Please do not book a massage with Serenity at this time

Angina (unstable)
Cancer (malignant tumour)
Cancer (undergoing treatment)
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Diabetes (uncontrolled)
Epilepsy (acute)
Gout (acute)
Haemophilia (severe)
Headaches (undiagnosed sudden severe)
Heart Attack (less than 3 months ago)
Heart Failure
Hepatitis (acute)
Infectious Skin Conditions
Inflammatory Conditions eg. rheumatoid arthritis (acute flare-ups)
Kidney Stone Attack
Liver Cirrhosis (advanced)
Pregnancy (under 13 weeks)
Renal Failure (acute or chronic)
Stroke (less than 6 months ago)
TB (Tuberculosis)
Urinary Tract Infection (acute)