V to the G (virgogrrl77) wrote in _massagetherapy,
V to the G
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how to work with cystic acne

Hi there! I'm a new massage student about half way through the Semester I program at Lauterstein-Conway in Austin, TX. I have a question around how to massage a client with cystic back and arm acne. I'm worried about them being uncomfortable or in mild pain from my hand pressure on the inflamed skin. I think it would be best to use a gel lubricant to avoid adding excess oil to the back. Any other thoughts or tips from those of you who have encountered this?
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