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Who's writings mentioned that massage was used to treat sprains and dislocations?
Hippocrates
What was the series of 8 books covering all of the medical knowledge of the Roman Empire called?
De Medicina
Who was the Roman physician who is credited with compiling De Medicina?
Aulus Cornelius Celsus
Who developed a system of medical gymnastics to treat chronic ailments?
Pehr Henrik Ling
Who categorized soft tissue manipulation into effleurage, petrissage, friction and tapotement?
Johann Mezger
Who first brought the Swedish Movement cure to the United States?
George Taylor
Who's text was a compliation of the manual therapeutics of Europe and considered his book to be a rationale of massage treatment?
James Mennell
When was chair massage invented?
Late 19th & early 20th centuries
What was the original concept of chair massage?
It was part of employee benefits for large factories and retail stores
What is end feel?
The feeling of a limb as it is moved through ROM
What is hard end feel?
This is an abrupt limitation that happens at the normal end of ROM
What is soft end feel?
This is a cushioned limitation where soft tissues prevent further movement
What is spring end feel?
The limitation is due to the stretch of fibrous tissue
What is not within our scope of practice?
1. Join manipulations or adjustments
2. Specific attempts to realign a misaligned joint usually with thrusting
3. Cracking/popping necks and backs
What is a static stretch?
Passive joint movements performed by moving the parts to be stretched into position and holding for 10-15 seconds at the limit of movement.
What is a contract-relax-stretch?
1. Ask the recipient to contract the muscle against your resistence.
2. Ask to relax & take a deep breath in
3. Apply the stretch as they breathe out
What is reciprocal inhibition?
1. Ask recipient to contract target muscle's antagonist against resistence
2. Ask to relax & take a deep breath
3. Apply the stretch as they breathe out
What is a passive stretch?
Movements initiated and controlled by the practitioner.
What is sidelying position used for?
Conditions which contraindicate prone positioning or which require access to specific side areas
What are the benefits of sidelying position?
1. Allows deeper access to neck, shoulder, scapula, hip side of leg
2. Allows access to back when prone position is unavailable
3. Variation in routine.
What are contraindications for sidelying position?
Sore shoulder, client feels unsafe with position, lack of trust between client & therapist, new client