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1

What is the distance requirement for microwave diathermy?

1 - 5 inches

no towels

2

Ankle sprain brace

Louisana Figure 8

3

Can ultrasound be used for prostatitis?

Yes, with orifice

4

What are the superficial modalities that only penetrate 1-2 mm?

IR

UV

5

Which type of bath uses no liquids?

Fluidotherapy

6

What are the intensity and duration max using Faradic wave form?

Intensity = patient tolerance

Max time = 20 minutes

7

Exercise that shortens the muscle very quickly

Ballistic

8

A Kromayer-Water cooled device is associated with which modality?

Hot Quartz UV

9

Which modality is Russian Stim?

Interferential

10

Which type of bath is used to treat chronic RA?

Paraffin bath

11

Transverse friction massage is contraindicated for what 2 conditions?

Ca Tendonitis

Bursitis

12

What is the duration requirement for short wave diathermy?

20 - 30 minutes

 

13

What are Bobath exercises indicated for?

Cerebal Palsy (or UMNL diseases)

14

What is the duration time for Galvanic modalities?

5 - 20 minutes per day

15

Which galvanic polarity pad would you place over an area of tissue in order to vasodilate?

Pos = hardens

Neg = softens & softens dilates

16

The effect of a contrast bath is what?

vascular pumping

17

What is the distance requirement for short wave diathermy?

1 towel directly on skin

18

Acids are (pos/neg/neutral)?

Electronegative and attracted to the positive pole (anode)

Anode attracts anions, which are neg ions

19

Heat produced is directly proportional to the square of the current strength is called what?

Joule's law

20

deepest heating modality

Ultrasound

21

Would you treat a patient with hypertension using traction?

No - HTN is contra indicated

22

The brain, heart, eyes, carotid sinuses, pacemakers, low back or abdomen during pregnancy, open wounds are all contraindications for which modalities?

Any Electrical modality

23

During joint inflammation, what type of exercise is administered? (passive/active)

Passive

24

Chilblain is a contraindication to which modality?

cryotherapy

25

How long should one be in a whirlpool bath?

20 - 30 min at twice daily

26

What tool would you use to determine the extent of neuromuscular damage using an electrical device as the stimulus while a graph records the response?

EMG

27

Muscle contraction with length shortening is called what?

Concentric contraction

28

Best modality to increase circulation

IR

29

Which type of muscle contraction changes length while constantly changing pressure or resistance is offered to the muscle at a constant speed?

Isokinetic

30

What are the lumbar spine traction guidelines?

Patient supine with knees flexed

25% of body weight

increase 5 lbs

Max = patient tolerance or 150 lbs, whichever is less