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1

What type of technique is MFR?

Direct or indirect, active or passive

2

Applying traction along the long axis of muscle?

Direct technique

3

Applying compression along the long axis of muscle?

Indirect technique

4

What is the MFR procedure?

1) Palpate restriction
2) Apply compression or traction
3) Add twisting or transverse forces
4) Use enhancers
5) Await release

5

What are the 2 goals of MFR?

1) Restore functional balance
2) Improve lymphatic flow

6

What is the most important diaphragm?

Abdominal

7

What are the 4 diaphragms?

1) Tentorium cerebelli
2) Thoracic inlet
3) Abdominal diaphragm
4) Pelvic diaphragm

8

According to Zink, what are the 4 compensatory curves of the spine?

1) OA junction
2) Cervicothoracic junction
3) Thoracolumbar junction
4) Lumbosacral junction

9

According to Zink, what is the Common Compensatory Pattern?

In 80% of healthy people, OA is rotated left, cervicothoracic is right, thoracolumbar is left, and lumbosacral is right

10

When performing indirect MFR, which barrier is engaged?

Anatomic

11

What are contraindications for MFR?

Malignancy, aneurysm, acute RA, febrile state, healing fracture, osteoporosis, open wounds