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1

Scoliosis is a deformity of the spine that can be recognised as?
1) a lateral S shaped curvature of the spine
2) a humped area at the top of the spine
3) An inward curve of the lumbar region of the spine
4) an outward curve of the lumbar region of the spine

1) A lateral S shaped curvature of the spine

2

Dermatitus is a non infectious condition of the skin caused by contact with an irritant.
1) True
2) False

True

3

A feeling of well being created by a hot stone massage is classed at what kind of benefit?

Psychological

4

What is Kyphosis?

An outward curve of the thoracic region creating a hump at the top.

5

What is Lordosis?

an anterior curve of the lumbar region

6

Which of the following is an effect of cold stones?
1) calming of the sensory nerves
2) stimulating and toning
3) vasodilation of the capillaries
4) softens and relaxes the muscles

2) stimulating and toning

7

Which of the following would restrict a hot stone massage?
1) Impetigo
2) scar tissue under 6 months old
3) an elderly client with fragile bones
4) Tinea corporis

2) scar tissue
3) an elderly client with fragile bones

8

Stone massage for men can usually be deeper due to the amount of muscle tissue.
1) True
2) False

1) True

9

An expected contra-action to stone therapy is erythema which is caused by what?

Vasodilation

10

A dark, smooth and dense volcanic rock used for hot stone massage is called?
1) Marble
2) Marine
3) Basalt
4) Precious stones

3) basalt

11

Which of the ethnic skin ages slower and has a thicker epidermis?
1) Caucasian
2) African Caribbean
3) Asian

2) African Caribbean

12

Which of the following is best suited and frequently used for cold stone therapy?
1) marble
2) precious stones
3) basalt
4) Marine

1) Marble

13

Thrombosis can be describe as a raised varicose vein?
1) True
2) False

2) False

14

What is a physical effect?

What you can see

15

What is a psychological effect?

In your mind, how you feel.

16

What is a physiological effect?

What happens in the body.

17

The alternate application of hot and cold stones has which of following effects?
1) decongesting
2) relaxing
3) calms sensory nerves

1) Decongesting