Swedish Massage A, P&P

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10 Questions - Developed by: Mel Broughton - Developed on: - 1.166 taken

Month one.

  • 1
    Contra - indications of massage are:
    All of the above
    Pins and needles
    Unexplained undiagnosed lumps, swelling or bruising
    Calf pain
  • 2
    Sensitive areas to avoid
    Kidney, calves and fingers
    Popliteal and cubital fossae, umbilicus and front of the neck
    Adams apple, thighs and shoulders
  • 3
    Which one of these is a flat bone?
  • 4
    What are the functions of the skeletal system?
    Support and framework
    Mineral storage
    All of the above
    Provides attachment points
  • 5
    How many types of synovial joints are there?
  • 6
    What are the 3 general classifications of joints?
    Fibrous, cartilaginous and synovial
    Ball and socket, condyloid and saddle
    Synchrondrosis, symphysis and syndesmosis
  • 7
    Skeletal muscle is also known as:
    Striated or voluntary
    Smooth or involuntary
  • 8
    What are some contraindications of lower limb massage?
    Severe varicose veins
    DVT or suspected thrombosis/clotting
    Within 3 months of a local steroid injection
    All of the above
  • 9
    When massaging the lower limb what areas must you be careful of?
    Picking up and effleurage
    Popliteal space and sensitive"semi sisters"
    Biceps femorus and the 3 vastus (I, M &L)
    Tapotement and hacking
  • 10
    When you are in doubt about a clients health/ physical condition:
    Massage but be careful
    Massage as usual
    Tell them off for asking and send them on their way.
    Do not massage

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