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Contraindications for Sound Healing


Sound healing is regarded as a low-risk healing modality. As a general rule, sound healing is safe

for nearly all individuals. However, there are circumstances in which sound healing is not


Sound Healing should not be practiced in the following circumstances:

- People who live with sound induced epilepsy

- During the first trimester (12 weeks) of pregnancy

If either of the above applies to you, do not engage in Sound Healing, both in groups and in

private sessions.

Caution is also advised for people with a history of severe depression, psychosis and other

serious mental health challenges. Sound Healing may on occasion trigger a depressive episode in

these individuals, and so it is advised that you consult a healthcare professional prior to booking

any Sound Healing sessions.

For the below conditions, it is advised that instruments are not played directly on or too close to

the body, and so it is important for your sound practitioner to be aware of such conditions. It is still completely safe for anyone with the below conditions to participate in a sound healing session.

Please let us know if you have any of the following:

• Deep vein thrombosis in the leg or known thrombi.

• Open wounds or weeping eczema

• Acute inflammations and tumors.

• A heart pacemaker, defibrillator, stent, shunt, deep brain stimulation (DBS) or other implanted

electrical device.

• Artificial heart valves, or cardiac arrhythmia.

• Carotid atherosclerosis.

• Metallic implant.

• Artificial joints or screws.

• Post surgery if you have sutures that are not removed and the scar is not fully healed and


In a private session, your practitioner will go over your medical history and explain any contraindications with you.

If you have any questions or concerns, please get in touch at or

phone on 0418 888 743.


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