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Posttraumatic Stress Disorders/Hypertension/Pain/Fatigue/Cardiovascular Problems/Ulcers/Sleep-Bowel-Digestive disorders
Infectious agent that causes disease to its host. Spread by direct contact, saliva, blood, urine, feces, airborne
Cranial Sacral Therapy
Holistic Healing Practice, uses very light touch to balance Craniosacral System:Bones, Tissues, Spinal Area, Nerves, Fluids
Passive Stretching/Isometric Contractions. Helps range of motion, reduce fatigue/prevent injuries when working with athletes
Muscles on one side of a joint relaxing to accommodate contraction on the other side of that joint.
Feelings aroused in therapist by client, occurs when therapist experiences emotions in response to the patient's transference.
4 Ways to Treat Plantar Fasciitis
Massage top of foot/sole of foot/cross friction heel massage/self treat w/rolling exercises
Code of Ethics
Summary statement of the standards of conduct/ethical behavior for the massage therapist
Principles of Ethics
1st part of Code of Ethics/model standards of exemplary professional conduct for all members
Platelet/tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting
Manual Lymphatic Drainage/contraindications include heart failure, acute conditions due to bacterial or viral infection
7 Heat Applications in Hydrotherapy
Fomentations/Silica Gel Hot Packs/Compresses, Moist Heat Pads, Hot Water Bottles/Mustard Plaster/Castor Oil Packs
Contraindications of Heal Applications in Hydrotherapy
Acute injuries, circulatory pathologies, infections, burns
High/Low Blood Pressure/Angina Pectoris/Heart Failure/Varicose Veins/Hemorrhoids/TachycardiaT
Constipation/Irritable Bowel Syndrome/Inflammatory Bowel Disease. IBS: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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