5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Where is the 'physical center' of the body?
- Centering allows for a ......
- Proper posture requires.....
- Define posture...
- T or F. Pillow should be under your head, but not your shoulders.
- a Approx. 2 inches below the navel. All work should start from this area.
- b True
- c Mutual exchange of energy for effective tx.
- d Good mucle flexibility.
Normal joint motion.
Muscle balance on both sides of the spine.
Strong postural muscle.
Awareness of your own muscles.
- e Body alignment that minimizes pressure or stresss on the spine and bones of the body.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 1) Not heavier than 30 lbs.
2) firm footing.
3) do not bend forward at the waist; keep knees straight.
4) stand with wide stance close to the object.
5) always move feet forward when lifting.
6) avoid lifting heavy objects above waist level.
7) hold packages close to body/take small steps.
- Learning proper posture, lifting, carrying techniques.
Being aware of your body position at all times.
Alter your habits, positions or environment to provide safe and efficient work.
Practice good body mechanics at all times!
- 1) develop good daily postural habits.
2) strengthen core muscles.
3) stretch "anterior" muscles. (rounded shoulders people need to stretch their front shoulder and chest muscles to help regain normal posture).
4) strengthen "posterior" muscles. Because these muscles are essentially stretched constantly; they become inefficient and fail to help you stand straight.
5) Encourage proper firing patterns.( what muscle is contracting first).
- Avoid sleeping on your stomach; can cause back and neck strain. Side or on back is best.
5 True/False Questions
What is the correct standing position? → 1) sit-up with back straight and shoulders back (butt should touch back of chair).
2) All 3 back curves should be present.
3) Body weight even on both hips.
4) bend knees; do not cross legs.
5) keep feet flat.
6) elbows and arms rest on chair or desk.
7) don't sit for long time
Sciolosis → Process of changing your environment to encourage good body mechanics.
Centering allows the therapist to... → Mutual exchange of energy for effective tx.
Functional Scoliosis is.... → acquired over time; due to improper posture.
What is "grounding"? → Based on the concept that your have a connection with the client and that your helping the client to release unwanted tension and feelings of stress.