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In hydrotherapy, a general contraindication is:


A.    Pitted edema


B.    Nerve damage


C.    Strain


D.    Sprain



A client suffers from lordosis, what interior muscle would you work?


A.    Diaphragm


B.    Latissimus dorsi


C.    Iliopsoas


D.    Rhomboids



This painful stimulus is due to local tissue injuries.


A.    MFR


B.    MLD


C.    Reflex muscle guarding


D.    Quick muscle contraction



With a muscle injury, active free and passive relaxed range of motion are used to assess:


A.    Synergists


B.    Pain in the muscle's range


C.    The client's tolerance to compressed pain


D.    Where the trigger points are effecting the muscles



To treat trigger points and check for fascial restrictions with Petrissage, what type would be used as an assessment technique.


A.    Light effleurage


B.    Skin rolling


C.    Lymphatic drainage


D.    Vibration



The deltopectoral triangle sites of caution consists of:


A.    Cephalic vein, clavicular artery, and pectoral nerve


B.    Cephalic vein and thyroid gland


C.    Superficial temporal artery and facial nerve


D.    Hyoid bone, thyroid gland, and pectoral nerve



A client comes to you complaining of pain in her neck six months after a mild whiplash injury. Your postural analysis shows a mild tilt of the head to the left. Based on this information, what muscle would be stretch weakened?


A.    Left SCM


B.    Right upper trapezius


C.    Left upper trapezius


D.    Bilateral scalenes



Which of the following muscles would be weak and overstretched if the pectoralis minor was hypertonic?


A.    Pectoralis major


B.    Coracobrachialis


C.    Levator scapula


D.    Rhomboids



One of your athletes turned their ankle and heard a snap during a soccer game. The ankle is swollen and deformed, what would this indicate?


A.    Impacted fracture


B.    Sprain


C.    Cramp


D.    Spasm



In abdominal massage, the best way to properly access the iliopsoas is by:


A.    Elevating the lower leg in the supine position


B.    Bending knees so the pelvis is flexed forward in the supine position


C.    Elevating the head and arms in the supine position


D.    Bending knees and extending the hip in prone position



When a person wears high heeled shoes, what muscle is shortened?


A.    Gastrocnemius


B.    Tibialis anterior


C.    Extensor digitorum longus


D.    Extensor hallucis longus



In passive range of motion testing, which two muscles are assessed when the foot is placed in inversion?


A.    Peroneus longus and tibialis anterior


B.    Tibialis anterior and tibialis posterior


C.    Peroneus longus and extensor digitorum longus


D.    Extensor hallucis longus and Extensor digitorum longus



A client comes to you with neck pain. When conducting your postural assessment, you notice the head and neck are side bent towards the left, the face turned to the right, and left shoulder raised. What is the name of this pathology?


A.    Bent neck


B.    Torticollis


C.    Lordosis


D.    Impetigo



A client comes to you with pain and dizziness when they turn their neck, they think the pain could be from a small MVA last week. When you perform your ROM testing, you notice extreme muscle weakness and they complain of difficulty swallowing. What should you do?


A.    Treat them for whiplash and refer them to a chiropractor


B.    Thoroughly document the initial assessment and refer client to a physician for assessment before massage treatment


C.    Send them to a physical therapist


D.    Refer them to another MT



This action is used to assess scapulohumeral rhythm at the scapula or scapulothoracic joint.


A.    Downward rotation


B.    Upward rotation


C.    ADduction


D.    ABduction

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