5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Name 5 typical common solutions to posture:
- Proper posture requires.....
- Body mechanics is...
- To practice 'physical centering' do...
- a Maintaining proper posture during movement.
- b 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.
- c 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).
- d Good mucle flexibility.
Normal joint motion.
Muscle balance on both sides of the spine.
Strong postural muscle.
Awareness of your own muscles.
- e Sideways curvature of thoracic spine.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Approx. 2 inches below the navel. All work should start from this area.
- 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.
5 True/False Questions
Correct sitting position is... → 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.
Centering allows for a ...... → Mutual exchange of energy for effective tx.
T or F. Use a back support (lumbar roll) at the curve of your back for support? → True
T or F. The therapist uses less physical energy when the body is relaxed and biomechanically sound? → True, epecially when driving.
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.