Massage Manipulations - 1

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  1. What should the massage therapist do when a client who has chronic psoriasis requests a massage?

    A) refuse to massage
    B) Give the massage, but avoid the affected area
    C) Massage anyway
    D) Refer client to another therapist
    B) Give the massage, but avoid the affected area
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. A client reports that he/she did not sleep well and is fatigued. Where does the therapist record this information?

    A) Subjective section - S
    B) Objective section - O
    C) Assessment section - A
    D) Plan section - P
    A) Subjective section - S
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. A therapist identifies that a client exhibits pain when the left lumbar area is palpated. Where is this information recorded in the S.O.A.P. chart?

    A) Plan section - P
    B) Assessment section - A
    C) Subjective Section - S
    D) Objective section - O
    D) Objective section - O
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. A massage therapist takes the history of a patient, performs a physical assessment to identify benefits of treatment, and provides information for developing a care plan. What is all this called?

    A) Needs assessment
    B) SOAP charting
    C) Informed consent
    D) Objective assessment
    A) Needs assessment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Care plan development is based on the information obtained during the needs assessment. It includes applicable benefits of bodywork, a general description of methodologies to be used, time frame, and what else?

    A) Client goals
    B) Text book protocol
    C) Informed consent
    D) Narrative reporting
    A) Client goals
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. What type of assessment is it that includes observation of the client's gravitational line, balance, and symmetry in various positions

    A) Palpation
    B) Needs
    C) Gait
    D) Posture
    D) Posture
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Tapotement is performed on muscle with which type of fibers?

    A) Visceral
    B) Striated
    C) Non-strated
    D) Cardiac
    B) Striated
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. In which massage technique dies the therapist grasp, pick up and compress a muscle?

    A) Manipulation
    B) Percussion
    C) Friction
    D) Petrissage
    D) Petrissage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. What is the main purpose of deep transverse friction?

    A) To reduce weight
    B) To relax the muscle 
    C) To remove lactic acid
    D) To separate adhesions between muscle fibers
    D) To separate adhesions between muscle fibers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. What effect does vibration have?

    A) Excites the central nervous system
    B) No effect at all
    C) Relaxes muscle fibers
    D) Soothes central nervous system
    D) Soothes central nervous system
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. In the treatment of tension headaches, which is.are the best techniques to use on the neck, shoulder and back?

    A) Firm petrissage and stretching
    D) Deep friction and petrissage
    C) Firm petrissage and deep effleurage
    D) Light effleurage
    C) Firm petrissage and deep effleurage
  12. Which combination of the massage stretches and broadens soft tissue?

    A) Effleurage and friction
    B) Petrissage and friction
    C) effleurage and ringing
    D) Petrissage and percussion
    C) effleurage and ringing
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Which massage technique would be good to use on a client with neuralgia who would not tolerate effleurage?

    A) Tapotement and ringing
    B) Deep friction and petrissage
    C) Ringing and vibration
    D) Vibration and tapping
    D) Vibration and tapping
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. What does research indicate with regard to the psychogenic effects of massage?

    A) Causes the release of histamine
    B) Causes the release of endorphins
    C) Causes the release of adrenaline
    D) Causes the release of lactic acid
    B) Causes the release of endorphins
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Where is the best place on the body to use chucking and rolling?

    A) Arms and legs
    B) Stomach
    C) Buttocks
    D) Back
    A) Arms and legs
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Which method of stretching can result in increased muscle tension?

    A) Reciprocal inhibition
    B) Ballistic
    C) Static
    D) Contract-relax
    B) Ballistic

    uses the momentum of a moving body or limb to attempt to force it beyond it's normal range of motion
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Which stroke will likely stimulate expectoration in a client with a chronic respiratory disease?

    A) Percussion
    B) Compression
    C) Vibration
    D) Effleurage
    A) Percussion

    striking with force
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. What is the appropriate hand posture for the MT when using vibration on a client?

    A) Use heavy pressure with fingers
    B) Stimulate the client by soft touch with the fingers
    C) Keep wrist and finger joints stiff
    D) Flutter the tips of the fingers
    C) Keep wrist and finger joints stiff
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. Which massage technique is appropriate for swelling of the patella?

    A) Tapotement
    B) Vibration
    C) Light effleurage
    D) Friction
    C) Light effleurage

    Patella - kneecap
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. Which  two massage techniques are preparatory to all the rest?

    A) Effleurage and friction
    B) Vibration and petrissage
    C) Friction and petrissage
    D) Effleurage and petrissage
    D) Effleurage and petrissage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. Which massage technique is effective for chronic obstruction pulmonary disorder?

    A) Percussion
    B) Deep massage on the intercostal muscles
    C) Vibration 
    D) All of the above
    D) All of the above

    pulmonary - relating to the lungs
  22. What technique should not be used for a person suffering with muscle cramping?

    A) Friction
    B) Effleurage
    C) Petrissage
    D) Vibration
    A) Friction
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. Best technique for locating ares of spasm or pain?

    A) Friction
    B) Petrissage
    C) Effleurage
    D) Tapotement
    C) Effleurage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. What is the primary purpose of deep transverse friction

    A) To shorted muscle fibers
    B) To separate muscle fibers
    C) To minimize pain
    D) To lengthen muscle fibers
    B) To separate muscle fibers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. Which technique is contraindicated for muscle cramp?

    A) Friction
    B) Tapotement
    C) Petrissage
    D) Effleurage
    B) Tapotement
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. What are the best techniques to use to prevent adhesion of muscle fibers?

    A) Vibration
    B) Tapotement
    C) Friction and effleurage
    D) Friction and petrissage
    D) Friction and petrissage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. What is the best technique to use for spastic hemiplegia?

    A) Effleurage and stretching
    B) Deep effleurage and friction
    C) Petrissage and Stretching
    D) Light Effleurage and stretching
    D) Light Effleurage and stretching

    hemi -  half
    plegia - paralysis or a stroke

    limbs on one side of the body is in contact state of contraction
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. Which massage technique is best for creating local hyperemia?

    A) Petrissage
    B) Vibration
    C) Effleurage
    D) Friction
    D) Friction

    emia- condition of blood
    hyper - above, over, excess
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. Which is the mechanical effect of massage?

    A) Reduces adipose tissue
    B) Stimulates sensory reflexes
    C) Removes scarring in connective tissue
    D) Stretches muscles
    D) Stretches muscles
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. Which is an indication for abdominal massage?

    A) To loosen impact feces
    B) To provide relief for an inflamed colon
    C) To relieve incontinence
    D) To relieve acute diverticultis
    A) To loosen impact feces
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. What is the best treatment for periostitis?

    A) Deep friction
    B) Petrissage
    C) Vibration
    D) Light effleurage
    D) Light effleurage

    peri- about or around
    ost - bone
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. best techniques to use on hypertonic min/upper Trapezius

    A) Vibration
    B) Friction and petrissage
    C) Tapotement
    D) Effleurage and petrissage
    B) Friction and petrissage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. When using petrissage, which of the considerations is least important?

    A) Not to pinch
    B) Rate and rhythm of movement
    C) Pressure
    D) Direction of movement
    D) Direction of movement
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. In which direction should the Scalenes be massaged?

    A) Downward and toward the spine
    B) Upward and away from the spine
    C) Downward and away from the spine
    D) upward toward the spine
    C) Downward and away from the spine
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. In treating chronic constipation, which is the first region of focus for the massage?

    A) Large intestine
    B) Anal sphicter
    C) Small intestine
    D) Sigmoid colon
    D) Sigmoid colon

    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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