Stone Therapy Revision Quiz

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Stone Therapy Revision Quiz

Stone therapy revision quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Scoliosis is a deformity of the spine that can be recognised as
    • A. 

      A lateral 's' shaped curvature of the spine

    • B. 

      A humped area at the top of the spine

    • C. 

      An inward curve of the lumbar region of the spine

    • D. 

      An outward curve of the lumbar region of the spine

  • 2. 
    Dermatitis is a non-infectious condition of the skin caused by contact with an irritant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A feeling of well-being is a                      effect of stone therapy.
  • 4. 
    Which of the following is an effect of the application of cold stones?
    • A. 

      Calming of sensory nerve endings

    • B. 

      Stimulating and toning

    • C. 

      Vaso-dilation of the capillaries

    • D. 

      Softens and relaxes the muscles

  • 5. 
    Which of the following would restrict a hot stone massage treatment?
    • A. 

      Impetigo

    • B. 

      Scar tissue under 6 months old

    • C. 

      An elderly client with fragile bones

    • D. 

      Tinea corporis

  • 6. 
    Stone massage for men can usually be deeper due to the amount of muscle tissue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    An expected contra-action to stone therapy is erythema which is caused by                                  of the capillaries.
  • 8. 
    A dark, smooth and dense volcanic rock used for hot stone massage.
    • A. 

      Marble

    • B. 

      Marine

    • C. 

      Basalt

    • D. 

      Precious stones

  • 9. 
    Which of the following ethnic skins ages slower and has a thicker epidermis?
    • A. 

      Caucasian

    • B. 

      African-Caribbean

    • C. 

      Asian

  • 10. 
    Which of the following stones can be used for cold stone massage?
    • A. 

      Marble

    • B. 

      Precious stones

    • C. 

      Basalt

    • D. 

      Marine

  • 11. 
    Thrombosis can be described as a raised varicose vein.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The alternate application of hot and cold stones has which of the following effects?
    • A. 

      Decongesting

    • B. 

      Relaxing

    • C. 

      Calms sensory nerves

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