massage review 1

  1. applies finger pressure to areas in the muscles that are tender in order to help stop pain and any muscle spams
    trigger point massage
  2. swedish massage uses five basic massage strokes wich are
    effleurage, tapotement, fricction, vibration, petrissage.
  3. effleurage uses
    gliding strokes
  4. tapotement uses percussion
    tapping and pounding
  5. petrissage uses
    kneading and compression strokes
  6. friction uses
    a deep circular rubbing
  7. vibration uses a
    very fine movement and also rapid shaking
  8. sports and athletic massage incorporates stretching and compression techniques, promotes fast recovery from injuries
    reduces the blood presure and the heart rate, relieves muscle tension and chronic muscle pain, restores ROM, and improves flexibility. it also enhances the athletic performance and it ca be used after competitions,
  9. when you have a client that has schedules several apptm with you, and you for whatever reason, become unconfortable with that client and not longer want to work with the client, what you will do
    you should just refer the person to another therapist
  10. the 3 part of the assessment are:
    • taking the history
    • observation
    • examination
  11. palpation is a primary form of assessment and when palpating soft tissue it can help the therapist determine the the client
    normal soft tissue detect lesion or pathology in the tissue.
  12. you stop artificial respiration when
    the person resumes breathing
  13. in giving CPR the head-tilt, chin-lift maneuver would prevent
    the tonge from blocking the airway passage
  14. deoxygenated blood is returned from the body
    into the right atrium
  15. force on a joint may cause it to pop-out of its socket and this would be a
  16. if you find yourself in a position where you must do CPR, the best position for the person to be
    for them to be flat on the floor
  17. after you call 911 to report a cardiac arrest you should
    start CPR immediately. it may safe a life
  18. the ratio of chest compression to ventilation is a adult person is
    30 to 2
  19. if a person has had a bypass surgery and something happens that they require CPR you should do
    CPR in the regular manner
  20. if you are alone and you don't know CPR you should call 911 and....
    ask the dispacher to give you instructions over the phone
  21. the cervical vertebrae are different from all the others (thoracic,lumbar, sacral, coccygeal) because they posses transverse foramina in order for the vertebral arteries to pass through on their way to the foramen magnum,
    wich is one of the several circular aertures in the base of the skull through wich the medulla oblongata enters and exits the skull
  22. you have aclient who is lying in a supine position (lying flat) and you ask the client to medially rotate (wich means rotate toward the center of the body) and flex the knee the muscle that would be used to do this would be the
  23. isometric contractions is one in muscles or joint or region of the body, is called upon to contract or move is a specific direction, and in wich that effort is maches by the therapist
    so no movement is allowed to take place
  24. what kind of insurance should a therapist obtain for their protection against and accident or malpractice
    profecional liability insurance
  25. massage therapists have to keep accurate records
    for clients for 10 years
  26. the client intake form is essential for the first visit in order to obtain
    their personal health and history information
  27. the epididymis is part of the
    • male reproductive system
    • it is a structure within the scrotum near the testes
  28. is a contraindication to use hydrotherapy is your client have
    diabetes, very high blood pressure or any infections
  29. apply cold packs or ice is to ...
    reduce inflammation, muscle spasm, reduce swelling.
  30. what is anatomy
    a study of the structure of the body
  31. what is physiology
    a study of the funtions of the body
  32. name and locate the vital force wich controls all body functions
    the brain is the vital force that controls all body functions
  33. upper extremities
    shoulder, arms, forearms, hands
  34. lower extremmities
    thighs, legs, feets
  35. fundamental movements of swedish massage...
    effleurage, tapotement, petrissage
  36. what movement is always used in general body massage
  37. what type of massage is especially useful in insomnia
  38. effleurage
    • helps decrease fatige and insomnia, reduces swelling and congestion
    • helps in cases of sprains, stimulates circulation
  39. effleurage is beneficial for
    • digestive problems
    • in transition from one stroke to another
    • deep manipulation of soft tissues
    • to break up areas of fibrosis, uses deep effleurage
    • treating tennis elbow by deep stroking and soothing effleurage
  40. should massage ever cause disconfort
  41. functions of the skeleton
    • protection of the organs
    • acts as framework for the body means of locomotion,
    • source of attachment of muscles
  42. how many bones are found in the body
  43. what is perosteum and what are the functions....
    • is the fibrous membrane that covers practically all bones in the body, acting both as a means of blood supply for the bones and an attachment for many in the
    • body
  44. what vital force activates all muscle function
  45. what is more stimulating to the tissues
    petrissage or effleurage
  46. what type of muscle controls the size of the pupil of the eyed
  47. what is muscle tone
    when muscle fibres are constantly in a state of slight contraction
  48. in sagittal plane the wrist is distal to
  49. what do ligaments do for the body
    movements of the body
  50. your client would ______ for a gait test
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