massageindications.txt

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massageindications.txt
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2010-09-08 14:41:21
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Swedish massage infor for indications and contra indications
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  1. Define Indication:
    An indication is a medical situation that calls for the treatment with massage. Massage can be given in the following conditions during a chronic or subacute phase, but never during an Acute Phase
  2. A Tension Head is:
    A MusculoSkeletal Condition
  3. Muscle Spasms and Cramps Are
    A MusculoSkeletal Condition
  4. Osteoarthritis is
    A MusculoSkeletal Condition
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis is...
    A MusculoSkeletal Condition
  6. A Post fracture
    A MusculoSkeletal Condition
  7. Myositis is
    A MusculoSkeletal Condition
  8. FibroMyalgia is
    A MusculoSkeletal Condition
  9. Chronic Fatigue is
    A MusculoSkeletal Condition
  10. Torticollis is
    A MusculoSkeletal Condition
  11. Multiple Sclerosis is
    A Neurological Condition
  12. Parkinson's Disease
    A Neurological Condition
  13. Bells Palsey
    A Neurological Condition
  14. Hemiplegia is
    A Neurological Condition
  15. Paraplegia is
    A Neurological Condition
  16. Quadriplegia is
    A Neurological Condition
  17. Define Contraindications
    Contraindications are divided into two categories; Absolute and relative.Absolute means to never under any condition use massage for that medical condition. Relative means to process with massage only under a physician's guidance and even then proceed with great caution and care
  18. Phlebitis is
    An Absolute Contraindiciation
  19. Thrombophlebitis is
    An Absolute Contraindiciation
  20. Hematomas
    An Relative Contraindiciation
  21. Edema
    An Relative Contraindiciation
  22. Varicose Veins
    An Relative Contraindiciation
  23. Diverticulitus
    An Relative Contraindiciation
  24. Pregnancy
    An Relative Contraindiciation
  25. High Blood Pressure
    An Relative Contraindiciation
  26. Fever
    An Relative Contraindiciation
  27. Acute infections
    An Relative Contraindiciation
  28. Infectious Skin Diseases
    An Relative Contraindiciation
  29. Open Sores
    An Relative Contraindiciation
  30. Diabetes
    An Relative Contraindiciation
  31. Therapeutic effects of Effleurage
    • Introduces touch to the body
    • Senitizes the skin
    • used to apply lubricant
    • Aids in venus return
    • Transition from one area to the other, and one stroke to the next
    • Used to assist in passive stretch of muscles
  32. Therapeutic effects of petrissage
    • Pumps nutrients through the muscles
    • Milks muscles of wastes
    • Assists in Venous Return
    • May help free adhesions of scar tissues
  33. Therapeutic effects of Nerve Strokes
    • Wakes up the nerves
    • Transfers sensation from one part of the body to another
  34. Therapeutic effects of Vibration
    • Soothes Muscels
    • Relaxes Muscles

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