ambulation, coordination, cardiopulm conditioning and psychological well being can be improved using what physical agent?
pt.'s with muscskele and neuro problems, decreased cardiac fitness, who are pregnant, have exercise induced asthma or age related deficits would benefit from what type of physical agent?
does water therapy decrease OA pain compared to land therapy?
is water therapy beneficial for pt. with fibromyalgia?
yes, it can reduce their pain and swelling
T/F: water therapy can be good for CHF if closely monitored?
who do pregnant ladies like water therapy?
unloads WB jt.'s
controls peripheral edema
less elevation HR, BP, and body temp
why is hydrotherapy beneficial for older pt's?
quality of life
what two pt. populations are good candidates for hydrotherapy because it is especially good for controlling their pain?
OA and fibromyalgia
what is the issue with hydrotherapy and wound care?
risk of infection
NPWT or wound vac is used for what?
removes fluid and mechanically debrides the wound
drowning, burns, fainting, bleeding, hyponatremia, infection, aggravation of edema, asthma exacerbation are all adverse effects of what?
what is the therapeutic temp range for a pool?
what is a contrast bath?
hot -> cold -> hot -> cold...
psoriasis, scleroderma, eczema, atopic dermatitis, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, vitiligo, and palmoplantar pustulosis are conditions that are treated in PT using what type of modality?
what are the 3 bands that UV is divided into?
UVA, UVB, UVC
which band produced flourescence in many substances?
which band produces the most skin erythema?
what the is most significant source of UV?
which bands reach the earth from the sun
UVA & UVB
which band penetrates the deepest?
what is thickening of the superficial ayer of the skin that occurs 72 hours post exposure?
psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, vitiligo, and wound healing are clinical indicators for what?
burning, premature aging, carcinogenesis, eye damage, and oral psoralens are adverse effects of?
"laying of the hands", lowers tension and anxiety and well being are psychological effects of what?
effects skin and superficial connective tissues
mobilizes and stimulates sensory receptors
possible ans response
causes sedation, relieves tension, and increases blood flow
pain gate theory
increased circulation via dilation of lymphatics and capillaries
effleurage, slow, gently, rhythmic
these are what type of effects massage can produce?
what kind of mechanical effects will massage thereapy have on muscles?
increase blood flow
retard mm atrophy
stretch mm, elongate fascia, STM
what kind of mechanical effects will massage have on skin?
loosen adhesions and scar tissue and btw skin and sub-q tissue
reduce pain, increase ROM, decrease edema, break adhesions, myositis, migraine or HA relief, trigger point, mm spasm or cramping, scar tissue, bursitis, tendonitis intermittent claudication, and raynauds are indications for what?
what type of massage is described as gliding lightly over skin?
what direction shoud you move your hands while doing effleurage?
begin peripheral and move towards heart
during what part of the massage do you do effleurage?
beginning and end
what type of massage is described as kneading, manipulation to press and roll the muscles under fingers and hands?
what is the goal of petrissage?
break adhesions, loosed fibrous tissue and increase skin elasticity
what type of massage is described by series of risk contact with skin like hacking, slapping, beating, cupping, and tapping?
tapotement or percussion
what is the main goal of percussion?
increase circulation and stimulation of peripheral blood flow and clapping/cupping is used with posteral drainage