Massage Directional Terms and Kellogg Terms

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Gives basic massage directional terms and the kellogg terms of massage/


 
  
Created Oct 7, 2008
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Describing or relating to the front (ventral) portion of the body or limbs.
 
Anterior
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Towards the head *Memory Aid* See The Head
 
Cephalad
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Toward the lower part or tail (feet)
 
Caudad
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Laying Underneath
 
Deep
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Situated away from the origin or point of attachment or from the median line of the body. ...
 
Distal
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Relating to or situated at or close to the back of the body or to the posterior part of an...
 
Dorsal *Memory Aid* A dolphin dorsal fin is on its back.
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Outward; Turned
 
External
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Situated under or beneath
 
Inferior
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Inward
 
Internal
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Relating to the region or parts of the body that are furthest from the midsagittal plane. ...
 
Lateral
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Relating to or situated in the central region of the body. (I.E.) Nose medial to the ears.
 
Medial
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Located on or pertaining to the outermost region within a precise boundary. (Mostly used for...
 
Peripheral
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Relating to the sole of the foot *Memory Aid* You plant your foot to the ground
 
Plantar
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Situated at or near the back of the body or organ. *Memory Aid* Sit with your back straight...
 
Posterior
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Situated close to the original point of attachment or close to the median line of the body. *Memory...
 
Proximal
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Situated uppermost in the body in relation to another structure
 
Superior *Memory Aid* A king is above a duke, therefore superior.
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Situated at or close to a surface In massage therapy mostly meant for circulation.
 
Superficial
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Describing any deformity that displaces the hand or foot away from the midline. (I.E.) Knockknee
 
Valgus
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Any deformity that displaces the hand or foot toward the midline. (I.E.) Bowleg
 
Varus
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Relating to the palm of the hand or sole of the foot
 
Volar
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Relating to or situated at the front of the body.
 
Ventral
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Divides the body in half. The imaginary dividing line runs down the midline of teh anterior...
 
Sagittal Plane
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Divides the body in half. The imaginary dividing line runs along the lateral border of the...
 
Frontal Plane (Back Half / Front Half)
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Divides the body in half. Imaginary line is horizontal and divides the body into superior...
 
Transverse Plane
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Toward the center With The Veins Up the Limbs
 
Centripetal
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From the Center With the arteries Down the limbs
 
Centrifugal
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Someone standing forward with arms forward hanging and palms forward
 
Anatomical Position
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Why we want to do the procedure, which lets us do techniques that is ok to massage
 
Indication
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Means not allowed to massage either in parts or all together
 
Contraindication
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Bring outward arms and legs to the center.
 
Adduction
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Bringing arms and legs that was close together, apart
 
Abduction
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Face Up Position
 
Supine
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Face Down Position
 
Prone
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Side Laying Position
 
Lateral Recumbant
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Decreasing the angle of the joint. (I.E.) Bending Elbow
 
Flexion
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Increasing the angle of the joint (I.E.) Straightening elbow
 
Extension
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Noun meaning kneading
 
Massage
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Verb the act of applying massage
 
Masser (Pronounced Ma-Say)
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Present tense of massaging
 
Masseing (Pronounced Ma-Say-ing)
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Past tense of massaging
 
Masseed (Pronounced Ma-Sayed)
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A man who administers Massage
 
Masseur
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A woman who administers massage
 
Masseuse
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Deep Kneading
 
Petrissage
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Act of Percussion
 
Tapotement
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Light rubbing or friction
 
Effleurage
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Muscles pull back to bring back equilibrum
 
Righting Reflex
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This muscles stabalizes the neck, shoulders and back with 3 nerves
 
Trapezius Muscle
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Chin to Chest
 
Flection
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Head Up position
 
Extension
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Trapezius muscle has only one action on the head
 
Extension
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Trapezius muscle has only one action on the colavical or aka colar bone
 
Elevate
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Trapezius muscle has 4 actions on the capula or aka shoulder blades
 
Elevates Depresses Retraction , Adduction Upward Rotation
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Midline Starts at the skull and goes to lower back
 
Origin
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V position of the shoulder. Does the "I don't know" Shrug position
 
Essertion

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