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Therapeutic Massage Application

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Jostling or shaking
Stimulating and relaxing muscles is a reflexive effect of what type of treatment technique?
Brief vasoconstriction followed by vasodilation
Of the following physiological effects of tapotement, which is reflexive?
Temporary ischemia
Decreases fascial adhesions
Brief vasoconstriction followed by vasodilation
Loosens mucus in thoracic cavity
Anterior triangle
The Common carotid artery, Internal jugular vein, and cervical plexus are structures within this triangle:
On the lateral portion of the scapula spine or inferior to the acromioclavicular joint
To properly palpate the Infraspinatus tendon with your client in seated or prone position, the arm is brought into flexion at 90 degrees, externally rotated 20 degrees and ADducted about 10 degrees. Where is the tendon palpateable in this position?
Petrissage
Stretching and broadening muscle fibers is a mechanical effect of what type of treatment technique?
Cross-fiber friction
What massage technique is used to locate adhesions in a tendon to be treated using active resisted testing?
Vascular flush
What would be the most effective hydrotherapy treatment for a chronic injury?
Swedish gymnastics
Stretching of the muscles is a mechanical effect of what type of treatment technique?
ABduct
Your client is having range of motion issues with their shoulder, to assess the integrity of the SITS or rotator cuff muscles, place the client in a seated position and have the client __________ the arm to 90 degrees and hold this position.
Petrissage
To maintain local circulation in a frozen shoulder condition, what technique would best be used on the periscapular muscles to increase drainage and venous return?
Per Henrik Ling
Who is given credit for the invention of Swedish Massage?
RICE
What is the acronym for the universal treatment of sprains and strains?
A & C both
What does it mean to stand vertically aligned?
A Your body weight is balanced over your spine and lower extremities
B To increase the stress and strain on your joints and muscles
C To allow all the joints in your body to effortlessly support you

A & C both
Increases parasympathetic nervous system response
Of the following physiological effects, which is a reflexive effect for deep effleurage?

Increases waste removal
Increases parasympathetic nervous system response
Stretches veins and lymph vessels
Moves nutrients through vessels
12 years of age or older
With first aid guidelines, an adult is one who is:
No mechanical effect
Which of the following is a mechanical effect of light effleurage?
Increase vasodilation
Increase parasympathetic nervous system response
Decrease sympathetic nervous system response
No mechanical effect
Gradually return to non-weight bearing activities like swimming or bicycling and cold hydro to control inflammation
What would be the best self-care treatment you could give to your client with chronic periostitis and compartment syndrome?
Loosens mucus in thoracic cavity
Of the following physiological effects of tapotement, which is mechanical?
Loosens mucus in thoracic cavity
Stimulation of the nervous system, muscles, vessels, skin and also induces numbing effect if prolonged more then three minutes
Hyperemia
Increases muscle tone
Increase local circulation
Performing percussion in the thoracic area will?
Deep effleurage
Moving nutrients through the vessels is a mechanical effect of what type of treatment technique?
Tapotement
Stimulating the nervous system and activating the muscles, vessels, and skin is a reflexive effect of what type of treatment technique?
No mechanical effect
Which of the following is a mechanical effect of fine vibration?
Sedation of the nervous system
Relaxes muscles and decreases hypertonicity
Decreases pain
No mechanical effect
Vibration
What is the stroke that is used over nerve trunks and centers?
Acute
Because cross-fiber friction technique breaks down tissue, frictions may cause further injury in what stage of healing?
Nuchal ligament
Numerous ligaments stabilize the cervical spine, which of the following can be palpated?
Stimulate circulation
What is the objective of a pre-event massage?
Hypersensitivity to temperature extremes
As the tissue heals from a wound or burn, modifications of hydrotherapy treatments are required when applying to the affected area because of:
Gradually return to activity and ice after
What would be the best self-care treatment plan for a client with chronic bursitis in the hip?
All of the above
Of the following, what are signals of trouble breathing?
Skin color change
Sporadic shallow breathing
The person looks in pain and their breathing is noisy
All of the above
It helps to circulate blood that contains oxygen to the vital organs
Why is early CPR important in a Cardiac Chain of Survival?
Tapotement
Temporary ischemia is a mechanical effect of what type of treatment technique?
Under appropriate tension
Placing structures in a relaxed, shortened position such as muscles or tendons without a synovial sheath will help the tissue to be treated:
Direct pressure friction
Relaxing the muscles and decreasing hypertonicity (HT) is a reflexive effect of what type of treatment technique?
Subacute
What stage of frozen shoulder is your client in if their severe pain is diminishing?
Decreases muscle guarding or tonicity
Of the following physiological effects, which is a reflexive effect for jostling and shaking?
Temporary ischemia
Loosens mucus in thoracic cavity
Decreases muscle guarding or tonicity
Stimulates synovial activity
Bend at the hip joints
To keep your back safe from discomfort or injury while in a massage, you must?
Decreases adhesions
Which of the following physiological effects is a mechanical component of petrissage?
Decreases adhesions
Increases peristalsis (on abdomen)
Slow strokes relax the nervous system
Fast strokes stimulate the nervous system
Temporary ischemia
Of the following physiological effects of direct pressure friction, which is mechanical?
Relaxes muscles and decreases hypertonicity
Temporary ischemia
Hyperemia
Decreases pain
1-12 years old
With first aid guidelines, a child is one who is:
Intervertebral bodies and pubic symphysis
Where are the amphiarthrotic joints found in the body?
Do not give care and call 911
If a person does not consent to you giving them emergency care, what should you do?
Residing stomachache
All of the following situations are appropriate to call 911, except?
An older male with sudden sharp pain in his arm
Residing stomachache
A person has trouble breathing
A person who hit their head is having trouble with memory
Gluteal
What region would you palpate the sciatic notch?
Intermediate rhomboids and deep ESGs
With the trapezius middle fibers being superficial, what other muscle layers run between the spinous processes and medial border of the scapula?
Hyperemia
Which of the following is a reflexive effect of Heat rub friction?
Stimulates synovial activity
Temporary ischemia
Loosens mucus in thoracic cavity
Hyperemia
Inferior to the patella
Where can you find the patellar tendon?
10 seconds
When checking an ill or injured person for signs of life, never check for more than:
Linear or circular friction
Relaxing muscles and decreasing hypertonicity (HT) is a reflexive effect of what type of treatment technique?
Direct pressure friction
Temporary ischemia is a mechanical effect of what type of treatment technique?