Flashcards in MBLEx Sim. Deck (53)
In what way could massage therapy help with clients that suffer from osteoarthritis?
By increasing Range of Motion
What are the divisions found inside each kidney?
Cortex, Medulla, Nephron
Which vertebra does not have a spinous process?
Which massage techniques are performed on the back, and are most effective for encouraging the expectoration of mucous in the lungs?
Cupping and Tapotement
Which types of muscles are striated?
Skeletal and Smooth
Which muscle does NOT flex the trunk?
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.
Which is not a therapeutic use for hydrotherapy?
What is the meaning of the suffix -algia?
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.
If a client has a very flat or minimal lordotic curve in the lumbar region, which muscle is most likely to be short/tight?
What tool is used to measure blood pressure?
Nerve tissue is derived from which type of germ layer?
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
Which structure in males has prostatic, membranous, and spongy components?
Which structure conveys both sperm and urine through the penis?
Muscle atrophy of the entire arm would most likely be the cause of a
Brachial plexus injury
What is the unique function of interneurons (association neurons)?
They connect motor and sensory neurons in neural pathways
In what form is energy stored in the muscles?
Which nerves innervate the forearm supinators?
Radial and musculocutaneous
Which muscle is the most anterior thigh muscle?
Which drug class is acetaminophen (Tylenol) in?
Keratin is found in which layer of the skin?
Which is the hydrotherapy modality in which the client is in a steam cabinet with his head protruding?
What will hypo secretion of human growth hormone cause?
Which of the following describes control of pathogens by sterilization?
Use of pressurized steam bath, extreme temperature, or irradiation
Where is the stomach located?
Below the central tendon of the diaphragm
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
What is the function of the serous membrane and serous fluid?
Reduce friction between visceral organs