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1

In what way could massage therapy help with clients that suffer from osteoarthritis?

By increasing Range of Motion

2

What are the divisions found inside each kidney?

Cortex, Medulla, Nephron

3

Which vertebra does not have a spinous process?

C-1 (atlas)

4

Which massage techniques are performed on the back, and are most effective for encouraging the expectoration of mucous in the lungs?

Cupping and Tapotement

5

Which types of muscles are striated?

Skeletal and Smooth

6

Which muscle does NOT flex the trunk?

Piriformis

7

Which is not characteristic of a fever, making fever an effective body defense?

Fever decreases metabolic rate of tissue cells in general, speeding up repair processes.

8

Which is not a therapeutic use for hydrotherapy?

Systemic edema

9

What is the meaning of the suffix -algia?

Pain

10

Erythropoietin is a hormone that is produced by the kidneys. What is its purpose?

To stimulate the production of red blood cells by the red bone marrow.

11

If a client has a very flat or minimal lordotic curve in the lumbar region, which muscle is most likely to be short/tight?

Hamstrings

12

What tool is used to measure blood pressure?

Sphygmomanometer

13

Nerve tissue is derived from which type of germ layer?

Ectoderm

14

Which hydrotherapy treatment is beneficial after using a heating treatment, and to enhance skin stimulation, esp for persons who are sedentary or bedridden?

Cold mitten friction

15

Which structure in males has prostatic, membranous, and spongy components?

Urethra

16

Which structure conveys both sperm and urine through the penis?

Urethra

17

Muscle atrophy of the entire arm would most likely be the cause of a

Brachial plexus injury

18

What is the unique function of interneurons (association neurons)?

They connect motor and sensory neurons in neural pathways

19

In what form is energy stored in the muscles?

Glycogen

20

Which nerves innervate the forearm supinators?

Radial and musculocutaneous

21

Which muscle is the most anterior thigh muscle?

Rictus femoris

22

Which drug class is acetaminophen (Tylenol) in?

Antipyretic

23

Keratin is found in which layer of the skin?

Epidermis

24

Which is the hydrotherapy modality in which the client is in a steam cabinet with his head protruding?

Russian Bath

25

What will hypo secretion of human growth hormone cause?

Dwarfism

26

Which of the following describes control of pathogens by sterilization?

Use of pressurized steam bath, extreme temperature, or irradiation

27

Where is the stomach located?

Below the central tendon of the diaphragm

28

Abby has a client with work-related habitual postural distortion of the shoulders and neck. What two things can she provide to help the client alleviate and overcome this issue?

Massage therapy to help normalize soft tissue distortion, and teach the client balancing and stretching exercises

29

What is the function of the serous membrane and serous fluid?

Reduce friction between visceral organs

30

Where is venous blood found?

Pulmonary Artery