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Clinical massage quiz 1
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Why is it a good reason to seek health hiatory information on both weitten form and and one with figures?
It serves as a double check to cover all possibilities
How can the difference between primary and satellite trigger points be distinguished?
Only by resolving a primary trigger point will eliminate referred pain.
What is the first step for assessing a specific area of complaint?
When should the therapist defer treatment of a client until a physician has cleared them?
If they have had surgery, injury, infection, swelling
What is a key requirement in the effective professional communication?
Mastering medical terminology
What rule should be followed when examining muscular tissue?
The first priority for massage therapy is to provide effective treatment
What is a key to remember about assessment?
It's an on going process
Which of the following does not need to be avoided for an elderly client?
The use of massage oils / lotions
Which of the following is the least likely to be considered when assessing a client?
What is the most important aspect of communication with the client?
Making the client feel an active and informed participant
Which of the following guidelines can be ignored when developing a treatment plan?
Besides abiding by the law of jurisdiction in which the massage therapist practiced the law, what else must be considered with respecting to draping of the clients?
A. Whether to use a sheet.
B. The clients permission to expose a specific body part.
C. The clients comfort level.
D. All of the above.
Which of the following statements is false regarding the use of elbow compression?
A. They are though it's a good show for establishing the need for location of compression.
B. They are both an exhibit an extraordinary amount of force.
C. The elbow is less sensitive then the tips of the thumb or the fingers.
D. The elbow should be avoided in highly sensitive areas.
What is considered the " unit " of contraction in a muscle cell?
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