Review Questions - Adjunct Techniques And Methods

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  • 1. 
     the movement of fluid from tissues in one part of the body to tissues in another area of the body is known as
    • A. 

      Chemotaxis

    • B. 

      Hydrostatic effect

    • C. 

      Conversion

    • D. 

      Thermal effect

  • 2. 
    When using a chemical pack (hydrocollator) the water temp in the tank should be approximately
    • A. 

      125 - 135 F

    • B. 

      140 - 180 F

    • C. 

      150 - 160 F

    • D. 

      105- 115 F

  • 3. 
    One of the more common conditions for which a massage therapist might use the paraffin bath is
    • A. 

      Acute sprains and strains

    • B. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • C. 

      Swelling

    • D. 

      Malignant melanoma

  • 4. 
    The most beneficial use of alternate hot/cold treatments is with
    • A. 

      Acute muscle spasm

    • B. 

      Chronic muscle spasm

    • C. 

      Insulin dependent diabetes

    • D. 

      Acute fibromyalgia

  • 5. 
    Alternative methods of stress reduction and relaxation techniques include
    • A. 

      Breathing techniques

    • B. 

      Visualization

    • C. 

      Biofeedback

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The name given in hydrotherapy to a local application of moist heat is
    • A. 

      Steam bath

    • B. 

      Infusion

    • C. 

      Fomentation

    • D. 

      Vaso pack

  • 7. 
    Circle the incorrect statement regarding alternative ways to reduce pain and stress
    • A. 

      Meditations purpose is to go within and quiet

    • B. 

      Relaxation imagery does not contribute to stress or pain reduction

    • C. 

      Techniques that manage pain include having clients scan their body, moving through the pain and relaxing into their discomfort

    • D. 

      Yoga can change a clients body language and physical posture, which in turn can change attitudes and feelings

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not indicated as form of treatment for an acute sprain or strain
    • A. 

      Ice

    • B. 

      Elevation

    • C. 

      Compression

    • D. 

      Fomentation

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not an indication for the hot whirlpool bath
    • A. 

      Peripheral nerve damage

    • B. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • C. 

      Non acute sprains/strains

    • D. 

      Prior to massage

  • 10. 
    Joint mobility and range of motion are increased by which of the following
    • A. 

      Hydrocollator packs

    • B. 

      Hot whirlpool baths

    • C. 

      Russian bath

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Contraindications for heat therapy would include all of the following except
    • A. 

      Cancer

    • B. 

      Diabetes

    • C. 

      Edema

    • D. 

      Spastic colon

  • 12. 
    Hyperstimulation of cold and pressure receptors as explained by the Gate theory in the treatment of muscle spasms, is best faciliated by the use of the following therapy
    • A. 

      Hydrocollator pack

    • B. 

      Neutral bath

    • C. 

      Contrast bath

    • D. 

      Ice massage

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not a general contraindication for hydrotherapy
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Acute trauma

    • C. 

      Cancer

    • D. 

      Congestive heart failure

  • 14. 
    The application of moist heat is superior to that of dry heat because of
    • A. 

      Convection

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Conversion

    • D. 

      The greenhouse effect

  • 15. 
    The hubbard tank is used to administer underwater exercises with the use of
    • A. 

      Very cold water

    • B. 

      Alcohol rub

    • C. 

      Steam

    • D. 

      Neutral or mild heat

  • 16. 
    Which is true regarding the local effect of cold therapy
    • A. 

      Vasodilation

    • B. 

      Increases circulation

    • C. 

      Vaso constriction

    • D. 

      Increases local metabolism

  • 17. 
    Which treatment would be used for a patient with Multiple Sclerosis
    • A. 

      Hot sitz bath

    • B. 

      Hot whirlpool bath

    • C. 

      Neutral whirlpool

    • D. 

      Cold packs

  • 18. 
    Which treatment would you use prior to massage with your patient who has fibromyalgia
    • A. 

      Cold packs

    • B. 

      Hydrocollator

    • C. 

      Neutral bath

    • D. 

      Contract hot/cold

  • 19. 
    What effect would systemic heat treatments have on a patient with diabetes
    • A. 

      Increase blood sugar

    • B. 

      Cause hemorrage

    • C. 

      Decrease blood sugar

    • D. 

      No effect