Sample Massage Test (III)

  1. What condition commonly results in bone spurring?                                                                                                                                                              a) tendinitis    b) migraines     c) osteoarthritis           d) neuritis
  2. Curing a rear impact accident, the acceleration rate of the victim' head:                                                                                                                               a) is slower than the vehicle  b) is greater than the vehicle  c) is the same as the vehicle  d) is equal to the movement of the torso
  3. Typical head position for a client  with the right SCM in contracture from Torticollis would be:                                                                                         a)lateral flexion to the left, rotation to the left           b)lateral flexion to the right, rotation to the right                                                                     c) lateral flexion to the right, rotation to the left         d) lateral flexion to the left, rotation to the right
  4. Rotator cuff tendinitis does not include which tow tendon areas?                                                                                                                            a)deltoid and teres major b) infraspinatus and subscapularis c) supraspinatus and teres minor d) supraspinatus and subscapularis
  5. The painful arc in active shoulder abduction occurs at approximately:                                                                                                                                  a) 50 to 120 degrees b) 180 degrees c) when the arm comes down d) The first 10 degrees
  6. The pain in a painful arc test is the result of:                                                                                                                                                              a)bracial plexus impningement                        b) pressure on the sternum                                                                                                                         c) pressure on the inflamed rotator cuff tissue as it passes under the acrominon process d) the movement of the scapula over the ribs
  7. Which of the following conditions is the result of an inflamed nerve ?                                                                                                                                 a) neuritis        b) tendinitis     c) bursitis         d) rheumatoid arthritis
  8. Upon postural assessment, you find that the client's right foot is severely pronated.  On which part of the right foot does he stand?                    a)medial          b) lateral          c) on his outside heel d) on his toes
  9. Which muscles would you attempt to lengthen in question 8?                                                                                                                                              a) tibialis posterior and sartorius                     b)peroneous longus and extensor digitorum longus                                                                                   c) tibialis posterior and gastrocnemius             d) all of the above
  10. Thoracic outlet syndrome is a type of                                                                                                                                                                         a)arthritis         b) fibromyalgia           c) neuralgia      d) chronic fatigue
  11. The borders for the posterior trangle of the neck are:             a) transverse processes of the cervicals, splenius capitus, trapezius                                             b) SCM, trapezius, clavicle     c) SCM spine of the scapula, trapezius          d) SCM, trachea, mandible
  12. What type of hydrotherapy application includes active movement following numbness?                                                                                                    a) foot bath     b) cryokinetics            c) hot compress           d) vascular flush
  13. Why is tendinitis slow in the healing process?                                                                                                                                                                       a) poor synovial fluid secretion           b) poor vascularization            c) poor mobility          d) poor muscular support
  14. Which joint is involved with a shoulder separation?                                                                                                                                                              a) sterno-clavicular      b) acromio-clavicular   c)costo-clavicular             d) glenohumeral
  15. Which joint is involved with shoulder dislocation?                                                                                                                                                                a) sterno-calvicular      b) acromio-clavicular   c) scapular thoracic             d) glenohumeral
  16. Which of the following is defined as nerve pain?                                                                                                                                                      a)neuritis         b) tendinitis    c) bursitis        d) neuralgia
  17. A protruding 4th lumbar disc would most likely cause:                                                                                                                                                         a) arthritis        b)tendinitis     c) bursitis         d) sciatica
  18. Which ROM is indicated when assessing an acute whiplash injury?                                                                                                                                     a) active           b) passive        c) resisted        d) assisted
  19. What would be the most appropriate massage treatment for a muscle spasm?                                                                                                                      a) gliding friction       b) effleurage    c) direct pressure        d) tapotement
  20. Another name for tennis elbow is:                                                                                                                                                                                          a) thoracic outlet syndrome    b) golfer's elbow        c) mdial epicondylitis    d) lateral epicondylitis
  21. Which head positions puts transverse processes and facets at minimum risk?                                                                                                                       a) a rear end collision with victim turned looking in their rear view mirror  b) a rear end collision with the victim looking straight ahead                c) a sideswipe collision             d) head on collision with the victim turned facing the passenger


1C           2B           3C           4A           5A           6C           7A           8A           9B           10C         11B         12B                         13B         14B                15D        16D        17D        18b?      19C         20D        21B