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1

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.”

2

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.

 

 

Assessment

Treatment

Prevention

Manipulation

3

Who is the founder of trigger points and trigger point therapy?

 

 

 

 Dr. Janet Travell

4

Dr. Johann Mezger, a Dutch doctor, is known as ____________________.

 

 

Founder of Scientific Massage

5

Idenitfy the massage techniques these people are credited for:

Emil Vodder - ______________     James Cyriax - _____________

 

 

    Manual Lymphatic Drainage
     Transverse Friction Massage 

6

Rolfing, a deep tissue massage, is credited to __________.

 

 

 

Ida Rolf

7

What are the 6 components of massage?

 

Rate

Rhythm

Duration

Pressure

Contact

Direction

8

Broader contact provides _____________ on the tissues, while a more focused  contact provides _____________ on the tissues.

 

 

 

Light Pressure

Deeper Pressure

9

Upon palpation, if skin feels cool  it may indicate _____________; heat may mean _____________ beneath the skin and possible ___________.

 

 

Lack of circulation

Increased circulation

Inflammation/ Injury

10

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

11

The Proximal to Distal principle of massage is to avoid the possibiility of __________.

 

 

 

Congestion

12

_____________ muscles will not be able to take much pressure without feeling pain.

 

 

 

 

Hypertonic

13

The art of massage has been traced back to ________

 2000 B.C.

14

______________ is known as the father of modern medicine (and
hydrotherapy) and advocated the use of massage

Hippocrates (460-377 B.C.)

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15


Massage in western culture was all but lost, until revived in the 16  century by

Ambrose  th Pare (1570-1590)

16


The development of Swedish massage is credited to ______________________

Per Henrik Ling (1776-1839)

17


Modern massage terminology is credited to__________ a ______ doctor known as the founder of scientific massage

 Dr. Johann Mezger (1834-1909)

Dutch

18

__________ developed  _______(deep tissue massage)

Ida Rolf

Rolfing

19

____________ - Modern hydrotherapy techniques

Kneipp & Kellogg

20


___________ - Transverse friction massage

James Cyriax

21

 ___________ - Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Emil Vodder

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