The branch of medicine that is also akey component of rehabilitation?
A Physical therapy
C Sports medicine
E None of the above
The degree to which a joint is able to move is known as?
B Range of motion
D Universal goniometer
E Range of reach
Lateral deviation in the normal vertical curve of the spine is called?
E None of the above
Which of the following is paralysis of the lower portion of the body?
Which of the following is the most appropriate initial treatment of a contusion?
A Whirlpool therapy
B Application of ice packs
D Application of hot soaks therapy
In thermotherapy, which of the following temperatures can cause burning?
How long does diatherapy usually last?
A 60 to 90 mins
B 10 to 15 mins
C 15 to 30 mins
D 2 to 3 hours
E 5 to 10 mins
Cryotherapy is used for all of the following purposes EXCEPT?
A To reduce pus formation
B To lower body temp
C To reduce swelling
D To reduce bleeding
E To reduce clotting
Muscular weakness of one side of the body is called?
Patients instructed on how to use crutches should be told to?
A Balance their body weight between their feet and hands
B Look down at the ground to check where they place the crutches
C Move crutches approx a foot at a time
D Move crutches no more than 6 inches at a time
E Stand bent over the crutches at a 30 degree angle for increased support
Physical therapists are allied health professionals who have completed at least?
A A 2 yr associates degree program
B A 4 yr baccalaureate training program
C A certificate program
D Medical school
E Postgraduate work
Movement allowed by joints to decrease the angle between two adjoining bones is called?
E Range of motion
Correction of a fracture, dislocation, or hernia is called?
Electromyography is the process of electrically recording muscle-
B Action potentials
D Energy production
Diathermy is useful in treating all of the following conditions EXCEPT?
D Muscular disorders
How far from the area being treated should a heat lamp be placed?
A 4 to 6 feet
B Less than 1 foot
C 6 to 8 feet
D 1 to 2 feet
E 2 to 4 feet
Which of the following heat therapies uses radio waves to provide heat deep in the body?
A Chemical diathermy
B Infrared diathermy
C Microwave diathermy
D Shortwave diathermy
E Ultrasound diathermy
A way of assessing the patient's walking behavior is called?
A Walking test
B Muscle strength testing
E Gait Testing
When using a chemical hot pack in heat therapy, you should?
A Place it on the patients skin on the area being affected
B Plug the packs heating cord into an outlet and turn the pad on
C Knead the pad and then cover it with cloth before placing it on the patient
D Fill the pack halfway with water, expel the air, and cover it with a pillowcase before applying
E Both B and D
How high should the top of a cane be?
A Waist level
B 30 inches from the ground
C Axillary height
D Level with the top of the femur
E Any height, because patients can use it well regardless of height