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What are irregular small bony plates found at the end of long bones and in the center of other bones?
*What is the range of the length of the phase of healing in which the bleeding stops and inflammation occurs?*
2-3 days to 2-3 weeks
*Which means the ends are bent inward, or bent toward the midline:><, knock-kneed?*
*Where are the jugular notch, sternal angle, and xiphoid process?*
T2, T4 and T10 of vertebral column
*Which proprioceptors send impulses to the central nervous system that lead to muscle relaxation?*
Golgi tendon organs
*What refers to the tendency for oscillating bodies to move in a synchronized, harmonic manner?*
What is a progressive inflammatory condition that may affect any part of the GI tract?
What are the implications for massage for a client taking anticoagulants?
Avoid massage methods that can lead to bruising, including compression
*What are the implications for massage for a client taking anti-inflammatory medications?*
Avoid techniques that could cause inflammation
Feedback mechanisms are not accurate
The massage could reduce muscle spasms
*Which condition can benefit from massage?*
Skin conditions such as mild dryness
Stress and anxiety
Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
*What are body polishes, cold mittens, dry brush massages, ice massages, salt glows, and shampoos examples of?*
What is a benefit of massage for the critically ill?
Allow for a more positive attitude
If a client has kyphotic-lordotic posture, what is the most appropriate treatment?
Lengthen adductor longus and oblique capitis superior
*If a client has a tendency towards kyphosis and a depressed chest, what is the most appropriate treatment?*
Lengthen anterior internal and external obliques
*What is done if a client has the knee in a flexed position with medical rotation of the leg on the thigh?*
What would trigger points along the lateral neck flexors, horizontal arm abductors, internal arm, rotators contribute to?
Brachial plexus impingement
*As feet are influenced by shoes with heels, what tends to increase with heel height?*
Tendency toward parallel position from out-toeing
Which are long and weak with the left hip adducted and medially rotated, right hip abducted and feet pronated?
Left peroneus longus and brevis and right tibialis posterior
What is the assessment when the shoulders are depressed and the scapulae abducted?
Weak upper trapezius
*How does a therapist test arm adductors?*
Client holds position against therapist's lateral pressure on arms
What is the next step of the client consultation after performing a preliminary assessment?
Formulate treatment plan
*Which is a treatment for bursitis?*
Cold in the acute stage
Deep moist heat in the chronic stage
Joint play for hypomobile joints
What was developed by Boris Chaitow and Stanley Leif to relieve tender muscle tissue and compressed nerves that refer pain?
What would an aromatherapy bath or massage oil of chamomile, jasmine, geranium, and rose be used for?
Which section of a standards of practice would contain guidance on personal limitations and relationships?
Roles and boundaries
What is a consideration regarding touch when giving chair massages at an international airport for foreign tourists?
What is an example of a violation of a code of ethics?
Working on a mirror without parental knowledge
*How are boundaries created, managed, and changed?*
Power differences, dual relationships, self-disclosure
Time, location, language
Clothing, space, touch, money
Practicing from home without the required permits is what type of unethical behavior?
Violation of law
What is appropriate for a therapist to do when seeing a client in a restaurant?
Do not bring up anything about the massage
A recently licensed therapist working under the supervision of an experienced professional involves what type of issue?
What is a safety practice regarding housekeeping and sanitation?
Store clean linens in a closed cabinet
Store soiled linens in a closed container
Maintain handwashing facilities with germicidal soap
What is a first aid safety practice?
Keep a first aid kit on the premises
Learn first aid and CPR
Keep emergency information in plain view
What is the recommended number of servings per day of the milk, yogurt, and cheese group?
2 to 3 servings
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