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1

Which test would you use to confirm the existence of a muscle strain?

MRT

2

Define contralateral.

The opposite side

3

Define ipsilateral.

The same side.

4

Define ventral.

The belly or toward the belly surface; same as anterior

5

Define lateral.

A position farther from the midline of the body.

6

Define medial.

Closer to the midline of the body.

7

Define dorsal.

The back or a position toward the back surface; same as posterior.

8

List the three muscles in the erector spinae group from lateral to medial.

Iliocostalis, longissimus, spinalis. (They are in alphabetical order.)

9

True or false:
When treating longus coli, having clients rotate their head makes the treatment easier.

False

10

True or false:
When treating longus coli, therapist need to keep their fingers close to but not on the carotid artery.

True

11

True or false:
When treating longus coli, therapists need to be extremely careful when moving the trachea and esophagus.

True

12

Before working on longus coli, therapists need to move/stabilize/compress the trachea.

Move the trachea.

13

True or false:
Before working on longus coli, therapists Will move the carotid artery aside with one hand and treat with the other hand.

False

14

Hypertrophy of coracobrachialis can lead to impingement of the ________________ .

Musculotendinous nerve.

15

Which location it is important to avoid pressing on while doing origin and insertion work on the scalene's?

Lateral aspect of the cervical transverse processes.

16

True or false:
When working on the neck in the supine position, it is important to make sure the neck is in slight extension, making the chin higher than the forehead.

False.

17

What are the five adductors located along the medial thigh between the hamstrings and quadriceps femoris muscles?

Adductor longus, adductor magnus, adductor brevis, gracilis, pectineus.

18

When treating adductors, you must avoid pressing on the femoral artery/sciatic nerve/inguinal ligament.

Femoral artery.

19

What three structures create the femoral triangle?

Inguinal ligament, adductor longus, sartorius.

20

To massage the sternocleidomastoid in the lax position, the neck would be:

Contralaterally rotated and flexed

21

Which leg muscles crossed two joints?

Gastrocnemius, rectus femoris, biceps femoris.

22

Which technique would you use if you wanted to help align collagen fibers?

Eccentric contractions.

23

Which technique would you use to reduce muscle spasm and hypertonicity?

GTO work

24

Which technique would allow for deeper penetration of muscle?

Lax and stretch position.

25

Which technique can also be used for spasm, and lessons the stretch of muscle spindles?

Tissue approximation

26

True or false:
When the head is rotated ipsilaterally, sternocleidomastoid is in the lax position.

False

27

True or false:
When the head is rotated contralaterally, levator scapula is in the stretch position.

True

28

True or false:
When the hip is flexed and the knee is extended, the rectus femoris is in the stretch position.

False