5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- T or F. Use a back support (lumbar roll) at the curve of your back for support?
- Proper posture...
- To practice 'physical centering' do...
- Always focus on....
- Correct sitting position is...
- a 1) focus on the inner stillness within you.
2) close your eyes and deep breathes.
3) unclotter your mind, noise, feelings
4) focus on your task; use your intuition.
- b Keeps knees and joints in correct alignment.
Helps decrease abn. wearing of joint surfaces.
Decreases stress on ligaments.
Prevents spine from being in fixed abn. position.
Pevents strain or overuse.
Prevents backache and muslce pain.
Contributes to good appearance.
- c 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
- d 1) awareness thru your hands and all senses.
2) movement and motion from your center.
3) energies passing thru you to client.
4) breath deeply from abdomen.
5) balance of body and mind.
6) BEING PRESENT IN THE MOMENT..INTENT!
7) THE CLIENT'S NEEDS.
- e True, epecially when driving.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Good mucle flexibility.
Normal joint motion.
Muscle balance on both sides of the spine.
Strong postural muscle.
Awareness of your own muscles.
- Be present with the client; attuned into the client's body; to reject negative stress; rely on inuitive skills.
- 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).
- Sideways curvature of thoracic spine.
5 True/False questions
Centering allows for a ...... → Mutual exchange of energy for effective tx.
A "grounded" therapist is able to.... → Be present with the client; attuned into the client's body; to reject negative stress; rely on inuitive skills.
T or F. Pillow should be under your head, but not your shoulders. → 1) work w/o taking on clients negative energy/tension.
2) serve as a vessel; letting negative energy to be releasedand positive energy to enter.
2) draw energy from a greater power or source.
T or F. The therapist uses less physical energy when the body is relaxed and biomechanically sound? → True
What is the correct standing position? → 1) Head hold straight/chin in.
2) Earlobes in line with middle of shoulders.
3) Shoulders back.
4) Chest forward.
5) Knees straight.
6) Tuck tummy in---don't tilt pelvis forward/backward.
7) Arches in feet should be supported.
8) Avoid standing for long time.
9) adjust height of work table.
10) Elevate one foot by resting on box or stool.