MOD G UNIT 3 VOCAB

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MOD G UNIT 3 VOCAB
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Physical Therapy and Rehab
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  1. What is the movement of a limb toward the midline of the body
    Adduction
  2. What is the removal of part or all of a body part enclosed by skin
    Amputation
  3. What is a non-progressive paralysis resulting from a defect or trauma at the time of birth
    Cerebral palsy
  4. is a pain treatment procedure that uses a method of localized freezing
    Cryotherapy
  5. What is a type of test, series of tests, or an elvaluation to determine the extent of an illness or disease?
    Diagnostic
  6. What is the use of heat-inducing wave-lengths to provide muscle relaxation and therapy?
    Diathermy
  7. What is light stroking movement which may be performed in a circular pattern called?
    Effeurage
  8. What is accumulation of fluid, pus, or serum in a cavity or tissue which may become hard and crusty?
    Exudates
  9. What is a mannor of walking
    Gait
  10. What is extreme or abnormal extension or stretching?
    Hyperextension
  11. What is it to apply pressure with hands?
    Massage
  12. What is the ability to move the thumb into contact with the other fingers?
    Opposition
  13. What is paralysis of the lower portion of the body?
    Paraplegia
  14. What is kneading or a rolling method of massage which requires pressing the muscles?
    Petrissage
  15. One who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation?
    Physiatrist
  16. To turn downward or backward as with the hand or foot, or to lie in a face down position
    Pronation
  17. An artificial body part
    Prosthesis
  18. Paralysis of all four extremities of the body
    Quadriplegia
  19. The process of assisting patient to regain a state of health and the highest level of function possible
    Rehabilitation
  20. The exercises used to maintain muscle tone & flexibility or develop and strengthen muscles and joints
    ROM (range of motion)
  21. Pain and disablility caused by trauma to a joint and possibly tearing a ligament
    Sprain
  22. The clear liquid that lies above a sediment or precipitate
    Supernatant
  23. Light tapping or percussion that is performed with the sides of the hands in a cupping position to relieve congestion
    Tapotement
  24. Inflammation of a tendon resulting in pain, tenderness, and lack of mobility
    Tendonitis
  25. Damage to neck muscles and nerves as a result of injury
    Neck trauma

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