Physical Therapy Modalities! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Physical Therapy Modalities! Trivia Questions Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Why do you use heat?
    • A. 

      Reduce pain

    • B. 

      Decrease muscle spasm

    • C. 

      Increase tissue repair by increasing circulation

    • D. 

      Increase soft tissue extensibility

    • E. 

      Both A & C

    • F. 

      All the Above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT an indication for using heat?
    • A. 

      Stiff joints

    • B. 

      Wounds

    • C. 

      RA

    • D. 

      Muscle spasm

    • E. 

      Sympathetic Nervous System

  • 3. 
    The following are contraindications for _________. 
    • Impaired  sensation
    • tumors/cancer
    • acute inflammation/edem
    • DVT
    • pregnancy (over Fetus)
    • RA
    • Infection
    • primary tendod or ligament repair
    • semi comatose or impaired mental status
    • bleeding tendencies
  • 4. 
    When using moist heat how many towels must you use between the hot pack and the client's skin?
    • A. 

      5-6

    • B. 

      6-8

    • C. 

      8-10

    • D. 

      None

  • 5. 
    How long should you apply the moist heat pack?
    • A. 

      5-10 minutes

    • B. 

      10- 15 minutes

    • C. 

      15-20 minutes

    • D. 

      20-25 minutes

  • 6. 
    Which type of modality would you use if the client has stiffness in thier hands? Hint: this modality allows for deep penetration of the joints.
    • A. 

      Moist heat

    • B. 

      Cold Packs

    • C. 

      Paraffin

    • D. 

      A & C

  • 7. 
    Check the boxes that are reasons why cold is used. 
    • A. 

      Arthritis

    • B. 

      Reduce acute inflammation

    • C. 

      Edema control

    • D. 

      Pain control

    • E. 

      Muscle spasm

    • F. 

      Chronic inflammation

    • G. 

      Modify spasticity

    • H. 

      Cryostretching

  • 8. 
    How long is a cold pack applied for?
    • A. 

      10-15 minutes

    • B. 

      15-20 minutes

    • C. 

      20-25 minutes

    • D. 

      25-30 minutes

  • 9. 
    How long is ice massage applied for?
    • A. 

      2-3 minutes

    • B. 

      5-8 minutes

    • C. 

      5-10 minutes

    • D. 

      15-20 minutes

  • 10. 
    Check the following boxes that are indications for cryotherapy.
    • A. 

      Edema

    • B. 

      Inflammation

    • C. 

      DVT

    • D. 

      Adhesion

    • E. 

      Muscle spasm

    • F. 

      Pain modification of spacticity

    • G. 

      Wounds

    • H. 

      Cryostretch

  • 11. 
    Which of the followig are contraindications for cryotherapy?
    • A. 

      Cold hypersensitivity

    • B. 

      Cold intolerance

    • C. 

      Cryoglobulinemia

    • D. 

      Raynauds Phenomenon

    • E. 

      PVD

    • F. 

      DVT

    • G. 

      Over regeneration nerve

    • H. 

      All but F

    • I. 

      All but F & G

    • J. 

      All but E * G

  • 12. 
    Check the boxes that are precautions for cryotherapy.
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Wounds

    • C. 

      Edema

    • D. 

      Inflammation

    • E. 

      Poor sensation

    • F. 

      Too old or too young

  • 13. 
    If you used a frequency of 1 MHz how deep would you want it to go?
    • A. 

      2cm

    • B. 

      3cm

    • C. 

      4 cm

    • D. 

      5 cm

    • E. 

      6 cm

  • 14. 
    If you used a frequency of 3 MHz how deep would you want it to go?
    • A. 

      2cm

    • B. 

      3cm

    • C. 

      4 cm

    • D. 

      5 cm

    • E. 

      6 cm

  • 15. 
    Turn down the intesity when it is _________, __________, and/or ________.
  • 16. 
    If you want to heat the structures describe your duty cycle. 
    • A. 

      Nonthermal and 20-50 duty cycle

    • B. 

      Nonthermal and 100% duty cycle

    • C. 

      Thermal and 20-50% duty cycle

    • D. 

      Thermal and 100% duty cycle

  • 17. 
    If you want to provide heat for a more mechanical effect describe your duty cycle. 
    • A. 

      Nonthermal and 20-50 duty cycle

    • B. 

      Nonthermal and 100% duty cycle

    • C. 

      Thermal and 20-50% duty cycle

    • D. 

      Thermal and 100% duty cycle

  • 18. 
    Check the boxes that are indications for thermal US.
    • A. 

      Fascilitate wound healing

    • B. 

      Increase joint ROM

    • C. 

      Decrease pain

    • D. 

      Used on 100% duty cycle

    • E. 

      Increase tissue extensibility

    • F. 

      Facilitate tissue repair

    • G. 

      Increase tissue mobility

    • H. 

      Effective at cellular level

    • I. 

      Increase temperature of tissues

    • J. 

      Soft tissue extensibility

    • K. 

      Perform at 20% duty cycle

    • L. 

      Increase circulation

    • M. 

      Facilitates tissue repair

    • N. 

      Decrease spasm

    • O. 

      Modulates inflammation

    • P. 

      Decrease muscle spasm

    • Q. 

      Decrease pain

  • 19. 
    A higher frequency makes for lower intensity and a shorter treatment session.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The following are contraindications for what type of modality?
    • Over malignant tumors
    • over heart or eye
    • pregnancy (over uterus)
    • plastic implans
    • patiens with pace makers
    • kids  under 18
    • trombophlebitis
    • A. 

      Cryotherapy

    • B. 

      Electrotherapy

    • C. 

      Heat

    • D. 

      Ultrasound

  • 21. 
    _______, __________, and ________ are the types of electrotherapy.
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