Massage Directional Terms And Kellogg Terms

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

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