Massage lubricant that is extracted from fruit, seeds, or nuts
The most popular/ best-selling massage lubricant
Synonym for Foam thickness
The ability of foam to return to it's original height after being disturbed
Alcoholic, oily or soapy agents used to create a sensation of heat
Agents that reduce pain
Products that redden the skin and cause irritation
Type of table that accounts for 90-98% of all massage table sales
A product that underwent lengthy testing with the majority of persons experiencing no side effects
The primary reason to use massage lubricant
A light source obscured from view by shades or baffles
Avoided when selecting a massage oil.
diseases marked by inappropriate or excessive response of the body's immune system
Diseases characterized by uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells
Synonymous with the word "Tumor"
The study of tumors
The spreading of cancer cells
Tumors that do not metastasize
Diseases cause by a lack of essential vitamins, minerals, or nutrients in the individual's diet or cause by an inability to properly digest and absorb a particular nutrient.
associated with the disease process, periods of full-blown symptoms.
associated with the disease process periods of partial or complete disappearance of symptoms
Diseases in which body tissues break down by overuse or as a result of the aging process
Diseases caused by an abnormal genetic code
Disease caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa or parasites
Synonymous with the term infectious
the source of an infection
The organism in which disease-causing agents or pathogens reside
The disease causing agent
entities such as mold and yeast
non-living entities that can replicate themselves only within the cell of a living plant or animal
An inanimate object
Organisms that live in or on a host organism and rely on the host for nourishment
Developed by the Center for Disease Control Prevention to reduce the transmission of communicable diseases
the passing of organisms from one person to another
The application of measures to promote healthful, disease-free environment
The BEST habit of infection control
The principles of health preservation
Means present at birth
Constancy of the bodies internal environment
An illness characterized by certain signs or symptoms
Objective changes in the body that can be observed and measured
Examples of signs
swelling, rashes, fever, high blood pressure
Subjective changes in the body which only the person experiencing them is aware.
Examples of symptoms
headaches, nausea, and anxiety
A group of signs and symptoms that present a pattern to define a particular disease or abnormality.
Disease affecting only one area of the body, such as foot fungus
Disease affecting large parts of the body or the entire body
Diseases that have an abrupt onset of severe symptoms that run a brief course and then resolve or cause death.
Disease that develop slowly and last a lifetime or longer than six months
Describes a condition in which the person appears to be well with regard to absence of measurable signs but is still experiencing symptoms
The science and skill of distinguishing diseases or disorders from one another based on signs and symptoms of the patient, physical examinations, and specialized testing.
Simple Green or 409
Cleaners for your massage table, used after every massage
10:1 ratio of this acts as a disinfectant for your massage table, primarily due to bodily fluids.
Cleaner to remove oils and creams from your linens
6 types of lubricants
creams, butters, oils & gels, lotions, powder and liniments
Factors the determine amount of lubricant needed
Texture, emolliency, skin dryness, body hair and massage therapist's intent.
Supportive devices that are used to enhance client relaxation by filling in space between the client and the table top.
Factor that refers to the feel of lubricant and how i glides on the skin. (slippery, tacky, etc.)
Factor that refers to the amount that a lubricant softens or moisturizes the skin
This factor requires more/less lubricant or reapplication.
_______ skin requires more lubricant and reapplication than ________ skin.
The more _______ the lubricant is, the _____lubricant and reapplications are needed.
This factor requires more lubricant and reapplication and requires the use of linear circular movements
Massage Type and Therapist Intent
This factor considers if the massage should be, for example, relaxing or rehabilitative.
more emollient than other lubricants, staying power equal to that of massage oils and gels, less messy, and not likely to stain clothing, more expensive.
theobroma oil, is obtained from cacao seed and is commonly found in stick form
extracted from the tree's fruit (called nuts), is mostly used as an ingredient in cream.
almost a liquid wax and is taken from the desert shrubs' seeds; and it is chemically similar to the skin's oil (sebum)
naturally rich in vitamins, extremely hydrating and moisturizing, used for healing and soothing chapped or irritated skin, allergic reactions are rare.
Oils & Gels
relatively inexpensive, will stain, allergies can occur especially if nut and seed oils are in the ingredients.
an antioxidant that also acts as a preservative, which assist with oils quick rancidity.
has longer shelf life, hypoallergenic, unscented, do not contain alcohol or mineral oil, great for sensitive skin
liquid petroleum, is not miscible in the body oils and depletes the skin nutrients, inexpensive and infinite shelf life, ex. baby oil.
Deep Tissue lotion
a lotion that offers the least amount of glide and the most control
a lotion that is primarily used as finishing treatment in a three-step skin procedure, moisturizing
a lubricant that is tackier than other lubricants, create a slight drag on the skin, less expensive than cream, does not have staying power of oil or cream, absorb by skin quickly
Good ______ and _______ are the best ways to prevent the spread of disease.
List Universal Precautions to reduce transmission of communicable disease
hand-washing; fingernails short, clean and unpolished; clean linens; avoid jewelry, hair clean and out of way, disinfecting table, cleaning table, hygiene
FIRST line of defense to reduce transmission of communicable disease