Pearson's Massage Therapy: Blending Art with Science (Chapter 10 - 12 Study Guide)
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What does SOAP stand for?
What are the purpose of SOAP note?
To capture relevant information in a goal oriented session plan.
Observations & measurements made by massage therapist.
SOAP note are typically __________ .
not complete sentences.
SOAP notes __________ for legal case.
can be subpoenaed
SOAP notes should be written __________ .
in ink (preferably black)
What should you do to correct something written in a SOAP note?
- Draw a single line through the mistake.
- Write "error" above or next to the mistake.
- DON'T US WHITE OUT
How long do you keep client records for?
At least 7 years.
What's "Goal Oriented Planning"?
Focuses on achieving the clients needs.
What are the 4 parts of "Goal Oriented Planning"?
- Subjective information
- Objective data
- Conduction tests
What is the standard format used for "Goal Oriented Planning"?
What does HIPAA stand for?
What protects clients official notes & records in clinical settings?
What's used to assess pathology in musculoskeletal structures, movement & locomotor disorders & sources of soft-tissue pain & dysfunction?
What are 4 types of notes commonly reported on SOAP charts?
- Intake notes
- Continuing session notes
- Progress notes
- Discharge notes
What does gait analysis look at?
The body mechanics while walking or running.
What's most effective method for preventing the transfer of pathogens during massages:
Hygienic hand washing
What are "Bolsters"?
Long narrow pillows or cushions used to support or prop clients into position for massage.
What can you apply to skin for sore & stiff muscles, as well as sprains & bruises?
What's an oil like substance made from seeds of a plant by the same name found in North America?
List 3 advantages to using jojoba:
- Its hypoallergenic
- Its healthy for skin
- It washes out of sheets easily
List 3 factors in deciding which oil to use:
- Its feel
- Its inherent nutrients
- Its scent
What are semiliquid substances containing agents for moisturizing the skin or for therapeutic purposes?
List 2 ways to avoid undue strain & overuse injuries:
- Being in good physical condition
- Using good hand & body mechanics
List 2 common upper-body injuries for massage practitioners:
- Repetitive strain injuries such as tendinitis
- Nerve impingement syndromes.
List 2 types of nerve impingement syndromes:
- Carpal Tunnel
- Thoracic Outlet
How do you generally determine a good table height?
While standing next to the table with your arms at your sides, your knuckles should touch the table.
What's the length of a massage session for general health purposes:
Seated massage sessions in a work setting may last:
Athletes may receive a pre-event massage session for what length of time?
Athletes may receive a maintenance or recovery massage lasting for how long?
Massages that are a part of a larger therapy session may for how long?
What does too much lubricant cause?
Prevents firm contact, causing slipping & sliding over the surface of the skin.
What does too little lubricant cause?
Name 2 type of clients who are more likely to suffer skin irritation during a massage session:
- Those with fair skin
- Those with a lot of body hair
What area usually gets little or no lubricant?
What would you like to do?
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