Flashcards in Exam-1 Deck (721)
What type of session will require a longer initial interview and evaluation?
Define the term: Superficial Fascia
Fascia in the superficial realm of the body; just beneath the skin.
Gentle, passive range of motion techniques used during end-of-life care are:
Contraindicated as too aggressive
Define the term: Downward rotation
Rotating a body part in an inferior direction
Define the term: Cutaneous membrane
Skin; the outer membrane of the body composed of the dermis and epidermis.
What do changes in muscle, fascia, and connective tissue indicate?
A functional postural dysfunction
Aside from the positive effect on a person's mood, the relaxation response promoted by massage also decreases sensations of:
By inducing this type of nervous system response, massage promotes relaxation.
Massage techniques stimulate sebaceous gland activity. This is a:
One somatic reflex that can be manipulated by massage application methods is:
The tendon reflex
Primary effects from massage are:
The first effects to occur in the tissue
Adrenaline is associated with the “fight or flight” stress response and is also known as:
Epinephrine (also known as adrenaline) into the bloodstream
The environment, the attitude of the person administering the treatment, and the client’s confidence in the effectiveness of the treatment all contribute to the:
Massage has been shown to DECREASE this type of brain wave, thus stimulating greater relaxation:
Massage increases available amounts of “feel-good” chemicals in the body such as dopamine, oxytocin, and:
Massage stimulates digestion because of the activation of which branch of the autonomic nervous system?
Parasympathetic nervous system
The client’s mental and emotional experience of a massage session is a result of:
A physiological effect of massage that supports stress management is:
Activation of the parasympathetic nervous system response
Which massage technique is most commonly used to loosen and discharge phlegm?
Physiological effects of massage are:
Effects that occur in the body
A common psychological side effect of chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia or myofascial pain syndrome is some level of:
Massage can help reduce feelings of anxiety commonly associated with hyperstimulation of this branch of the autonomic nervous system:
Avid athletes seek massage as part of their training regimen because of its effectiveness in reducing muscle:
With the improved quality of sleep that massage provides, production of this chemical, which reduces pain in the body, is increased:
The increase in serotonin production stimulated by massage is linked to a DECREASE in symptoms of depression and:
Systemic effects of massage are:
Effects that cause changes to the body's chemistry, circulation, metabolism, and nervous system
Components of standard precautions include:
Properly cleaning surfaces contaminated with blood or bodily fluid
Practitioners should pull long hair back so that it does not touch a client because:
The hair can act as a reservoir for pathogens
A virus is a type of: