Beauty Therapist - Qp13

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Beauty Therapist - Qp13

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Massage is the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body using the hands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The benefits of massage include: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Stimulates blood circulation - blood sweeps away toxic waste in the tissues and brings in necessary oxygen and nutrients.

    • B. 

      Improves muscle tone - by the effects of improved circulation - helps to firm the skin and the underlying muscles and tissues.

    • C. 

      Appearance of the skin is improved. Surface debris is removed, skin is softened and made more pliable. Colour improved.

    • D. 

      Lymphatic drainage is reduced, so the tissues do not benefit from the elimination of waste products and bacterial and malignant cells.

  • 3. 
    The weakness of the valves which leads to neuritis is sometimes hereditary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Contra-indications to massage include: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Over hairy areas can be irritating causing rash or discomfort.

    • B. 

      Over old wounds or operation scars - danger of stretching scar tissue.

    • C. 

      Over bacterial inflammation - massage could spread this infection.

    • D. 

      Over any internal inflammation.

  • 5. 
    A massage cream should be selected for its slow absorption rate so that a five to ten minute massage can be carried out without the need to apply more cream.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Massage induces a pervasive mental calmness and sense of well-being and it fills the basic human need for touch, which serves as food for the spirit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Most of the conditions called neuritis do not involve inflammation and are better classified as angina.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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