5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Proper posture...
- Postural assessment allows us to ....
- To practice 'physical centering' do...
- Functional Scoliosis is....
- Centering allows the therapist to...
- a Be present with the client; attuned into the client's body; to reject negative stress; rely on inuitive skills.
- 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 acquired over time; due to improper posture.
- d 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.
- e 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 Multiple choice questions
- Maintaining proper posture during movement.
- 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.
- Good mucle flexibility.
Normal joint motion.
Muscle balance on both sides of the spine.
Strong postural muscle.
Awareness of your own muscles.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
T or F. Connective tissue adapts to postural changes whethe good or bad? → True
What is "grounding"? → 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.
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
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
Good body mechanics include.... → Maintaining proper posture during movement.