Masg - Quiz #2

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Masg - Quiz #2

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is true of acute inflammation
    • A. 

      It lasts 3-4 days

    • B. 

      Muscle spasm accompanies acute inflammation

    • C. 

      A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above are true

  • 2. 
    With chronic inflammation
    • A. 

      There is a risk of excessive scarring

    • B. 

      There is scarring but ROM is generally at full range

    • C. 

      There is rarely any weakness

    • D. 

      It is rarely painful

  • 3. 
    Radiculopathy:
    • A. 

      Is also known as radicular pain

    • B. 

      Directly involves the nerve root

    • C. 

      Is felt along myotomes, dermatomes, and sclerotomes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Scars are characterized by the loss of mobility in the tissue they are affecting
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A myotome is:
    • A. 

      An area of skin innervated by a single nerve root

    • B. 

      A group of muscles innervated by a peripheral nerve

    • C. 

      A group of muscles innervated by a single nerve root

    • D. 

      An area of bone innervated by a single nerve root

  • 6. 
    Trigger point pain rarely follows the distribution of peripheral nerves or dermatomes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Visceral pain refers to pain felt over an area of bone or viscera.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Flexion is best described as:
    • A. 

      Movement around the longitudinal axis of bone

    • B. 

      Decreasing a joint angle

    • C. 

      Increasing a joint angle

    • D. 

      Lateral movement away from the midline

  • 9. 
    Which is true of normal end feels?
    • A. 

      Bony end feel occurs during elbow extension

    • B. 

      Soft tissue approximation occurs during knee flexion

    • C. 

      A and B

    • D. 

      None are true of normal end feels

  • 10. 
    Contractile tissue is best described by which of the following:
    • A. 

      It is tissue such as joint capsules and ligaments which can have tension placed on them

    • B. 

      It is tissue such as muscles or tendons that can have tension placed on them by stretching or contraction

    • C. 

      It is tissue such as muscles or tendons that can have tension placed on them by contraction

    • D. 

      It is tissue that can be sprained

  • 11. 
    Contractile tissue is involved in strains and tendonitis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    All of the following are examples of AROM except:
    • A. 

      Active Resisted

    • B. 

      Active Free

    • C. 

      Active Assisted

    • D. 

      Active Relaxed

  • 13. 
    Goniometry is performed during AROM and PROM
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which is not true concerning ROM?
    • A. 

      PR and PF are the two types of PROM

    • B. 

      During PROM the therapist palpates and supports the limb throughout the range

    • C. 

      An example of AR is ROM done in a pool

    • D. 

      Differences in ROM may be caused by neurological deficit

  • 15. 
    Overpressure is applied during AROM and tests end feel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Empty end feel is when the patient stops range of motion due to pain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Respiratory conditions are a cause of positional postural factors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Goniometry is used to document baseline and show progress or lack of progress at reassessment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Reliability in goniometry can be increased by having the same examiner measure patients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Chronic pain syndrome differs from chronic pain in that depression usually accompanies the syndrome.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which is true of edema?
    • A. 

      Solid edema results from localized extracellular fluid in a limb

    • B. 

      It can only be measured if it is pitting

    • C. 

      Visual assessment is the only true measure of edema volume

    • D. 

      None of the above are true

  • 22. 
    Conducting a client examination for the use of massage techniques requires which of the following?
    • A. 

      Identification of soft tissue dysfunction related to the client's clinical condition

    • B. 

      Identification of other primary and secondary impairments that therapists can treat with massage techniques

    • C. 

      Identification of limitations in the client's level of activity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    Issues that arise during the subjective examination that may prompt further exploration of a soft tissue lesion include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Reports of any long-standing musculoskeletal condition

    • B. 

      A history of having a relief of symtoms through massage or stretching

    • C. 

      A history of multiple successful treatments

    • D. 

      A history of ambiguous symptoms

  • 24. 
    Which of the following statements is false regarding palpation?
    • A. 

      Objects of palpation are not necessarily physical objects; instead, they may be a characteristic, such as temperature, or a phenomenon, such as resistance to movement

    • B. 

      Palpation is the sole means of accurately assessing soft tissue dysfunction

    • C. 

      Therapists must constantly ask themselves questions as they palpate

    • D. 

      Both of the therapist's hands may do the same thing or different things during palpation

  • 25. 
    A therapist's application of palpation can vary in terms of all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Force

    • B. 

      Rate

    • C. 

      Tension

    • D. 

      Pressure