According to Momentum Magazine, what is the definition of massage?
“The systematic, therapeutic use of touch, to either invigorate, or relax the muscles of the body to promote healing, relaxation and relieve stress.”
In Massage Therapy Act 1991, it states that the practice of massage therapy is the _________ of soft tissues and joints of the body and the _________ and _______ of physical dysfunction and pain of the soft tissue and joints by __________ to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function, or relieve pain.
Who is the founder of trigger points and trigger point therapy?
Dr. Janet Travell
Dr. Johann Mezger, a Dutch doctor, is known as ____________________.
Founder of Scientific Massage
Idenitfy the massage techniques these people are credited for:
Emil Vodder - ______________ James Cyriax - _____________
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Transverse Friction Massage
Rolfing, a deep tissue massage, is credited to __________.
What are the 6 components of massage?
Broader contact provides _____________ on the tissues, while a more focused contact provides _____________ on the tissues.
Upon palpation, if skin feels cool it may indicate _____________; heat may mean _____________ beneath the skin and possible ___________.
Lack of circulation
A principle of massage application is that with regards to problem areas, one should work _________ of pain or swelling, then gradually work ___________, as patient allows.
Around the Periphery
Towards the Center
The Proximal to Distal principle of massage is to avoid the possibiility of __________.
_____________ muscles will not be able to take much pressure without feeling pain.
The art of massage has been traced back to ________
______________ is known as the father of modern medicine (and
hydrotherapy) and advocated the use of massage
Hippocrates (460-377 B.C.)
Massage in western culture was all but lost, until revived in the 16 century by
Ambrose th Pare (1570-1590)
The development of Swedish massage is credited to ______________________
Per Henrik Ling (1776-1839)
Modern massage terminology is credited to__________ a ______ doctor known as the founder of scientific massage
Dr. Johann Mezger (1834-1909)
__________ developed _______(deep tissue massage)
____________ - Modern hydrotherapy techniques
Kneipp & Kellogg
___________ - Transverse friction massage
___________ - Manual Lymphatic Drainage