Pearson's Massage Therapy: Blending Art with Science (Chapter 1 Study Guide)
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Code of Ethics:
Standards of profession, developed by professional organizations.
Where is the Massage Therapy Foundation's research database?
On its website.
APTA is an example of what?
A specialty association.
Who is responsible for occupational licensing in the USA?
Continuing Education is:
- Beyond entry level.
- Often needed for renewal of licenses & membership in organizations.
Recognition given to schools to uphold high standards.
Indicates what a practitioner can do with adequate skills, rather than just completing hours.
Message Therapy Profession focuses on:
- Soft tissue manipulation to improve the well-being of the patient, rooted in tradition of natural healing.
- Maintains holistic & wellness perspective.
Massage Therapy is an emerging profession because __________ .
its still in development
1992 advances for massage therapy:
- Founding of the Touch Research Institute.
- Certification examination.
In sports medical centers, Message Therapists work with:
- Athletic Trainers
- Physical Therapist
What methods are offered at integrative medical settings?
Personal Care settings focuses on:
Trends in recent surveys show __________ .
increased use of massage therapy as complementry
Massage therapy is thought of as:
A wellness profession.
The Wellness Message Pyramid represents:
The variety of goals, as well as its applications.
What's "High level of wellness":
A state of optimal well-being.
The 3 base levels of the Wellness Message Pyramid are:
MT is known as:
- Message Therapy
- Manual Therapy
Massage has unique healing potential because its __________ .
person to person tough
Spinal adjustment __________ .
isn't found in the definition of message therapy.
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