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The branch of medicine that is also akey component of rehabilitation?
A Physical therapy
C Sports medicine
E None of the above
The degree to which a joint is able to move is known as?
C Range of motion
D Range of reach
E Universal goniometer
Lateral deviation in the normal vertical curve of the spine is called?
E None of the above
Which of the following is paralysis of the lower portion of the body?
Which of the following is the most appropriate initial treatment of a contusion?
B Whirlpool therapy
D Application of ice packs
E Application of hot soaks therapy
In thermotherapy, which of the following temperatures can cause burning?
How long does diatherapy usually last?
A 5 to 10 mins
B 10 to 15 mins
C 15 to 30 mins
D 60 to 90 mins
E 2 to 3 hours
Cryotherapy is used for all of the following purposes EXCEPT?
A To lower body temp
B To reduce swelling
C To reduce bleeding
D To reduce pus formation
E To reduce clotting
Muscular weakness of one side of the body is called?
Patients instructed on how to use crutches should be told to?
A Move crutches no more than 6 inches at a time
B Look down at the ground to check where they place the crutches
C Balance their body weight between their feet and hands
D Move crutches approx a foot at a time
E Stand bent over the crutches at a 30 degree angle for increased support
Physical therapists are allied health professionals who have completed at least?
A Medical school
B A 4 yr baccalaureate training program
C A 2 yr associates degree program
D Postgraduate work
E A certificate program
Movement allowed by joints to decrease the angle between two adjoining bones is called?
A Range of motion
Correction of a fracture, dislocation, or hernia is called?
Electromyography is the process of electrically recording muscle-
C Action potentials
D Energy production
Diathermy is useful in treating all of the following conditions EXCEPT?
C Muscular disorders
How far from the area being treated should a heat lamp be placed?
A 6 to 8 feet
B 4 to 6 feet
C 2 to 4 feet
D 1 to 2 feet
E Less than 1 foot
Which of the following heat therapies uses radio waves to provide heat deep in the body?
A Shortwave diathermy
B Microwave diathermy
C Ultrasound diathermy
D Infrared diathermy
E Chemical diathermy
A way of assessing the patient's walking behavior is called?
A Muscle strength testing
B Walking test
E Gait Testing
When using a chemical hot pack in heat therapy, you should?
A Place it on the patients skin on the area being affected
B Plug the packs heating cord into an outlet and turn the pad on
C Knead the pad and then cover it with cloth before placing it on the patient
D Fill the pack halfway with water, expel the air, and cover it with a pillowcase before applying
E Both B and D
How high should the top of a cane be?
A Axillary height
B Waist level
C Any height, because patients can use it well regardless of height
D 30 inches from the ground
E Level with the top of the femur
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