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5 Matching questions

  1. Postural assessment allows us to ....
  2. What is the best position for sleeping and lying down?
  3. Correct sitting position is...
  4. Good body mechanics include....
  5. T or F. Use a back support (lumbar roll) at the curve of your back for support?
  1. a True, epecially when driving.
  2. b 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
  3. c Avoid sleeping on your stomach; can cause back and neck strain. Side or on back is best.
  4. d Visually analyze the client's body to discern these areas of adaptation. Once achieved, we can begin to assess the client's tissues back into proper state and function.
  5. e 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!

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
    Prevents fatigue
    Pevents strain or overuse.
    Prevents backache and muslce pain.
    Contributes to good appearance.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. To practice "grounding techniques"..1) work w/o taking in clients negativity/stress.
    2)close eyes; deep breaths.
    3) focus on bottom of feets; as much meets floor.
    4) focus on energy from earth entering thru feet


  2. Define posture...Body alignment that minimizes pressure or stresss on the spine and bones of the body.


  3. T or F. The therapist uses less physical energy when the body is relaxed and biomechanically sound?True


  4. A "grounded" therapist is able to....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.


  5. Structural scoliosis is ...acquired over time; due to improper posture.


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