Massage medium for oncology patients
please can anyone adviseme on what medium to use on oncology patient that is on oxygen therapy, neubuliser or oxygen concertrator ?
Good morning Shaz, depending on allergies, skin condition sunflower, safflower would be safe to use there is a lotion based medium available also.however the use of essential oils is not advisable. I would suggest you also discuss the therapy being used with the patients healthcare professional as I am assuming there is a care package in place for the patient!
Good morning Frances,
Thank you so much for your reply. Have you tried any water based lotions that are good for massage? Or reflexology?
Any literature anywhere that i can read up or access?
Hi Shaz, yes I have used the light white based lotion from Base Formula when working in palliative care also unscented Songbird wax is great for reflexology. There is another lotion base that I have used but will not find out until Tuesday who the supplier is.
Again I would be discussing all aspects of the patients care with their health care professional.
thank you so much for your help. I really appreciate it. Please do let me know when you find out on tuesday.
Enjoy the bank holiday weekend.
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