Flashcards in first ch Deck (15)
a productive or creative activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood.
a person who engages in a profession
is the adherence to professional status, methods, standards and character.
something done for another that results in a specific outcome; for example, the car is fixed, the garden is tended, bodily functions are restored and spiritual or life paths are discovered. in return, income is received for that service.
skilled touch delivered to achieve a specific outcome, and the recipient reimburses the professional for service rendered.
occupation that requires training and specialized study.
a group of interacting elements that functions as a complex whole.
created by the replication of structures and functions that entwine and influence eachother.
pertains to healing or curative powers.
is the restoration of well-being, and therapeutic application promote a healing environment
Latin: masso "to touch, handle, squeeze or knead"
French: masser "to knead"
Arabic: mass or mass'h
Sanskrit makeh "to press softly"
basis of the therapeutic massage methods. touch is the tool for massage.
is the various forms of touch to achieve a specific outcome.
used to achieve a specific anatomic or physiologic outcome.