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10 Cards in this Set

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a phsiological response to pressure as nerves are stimulated, activating as a reflect arc
reflexive response
examples of absolute contraindications
fever, lice pleurisy
condition in which massage can be administered while avoiding an infected area or area in question
local contraindication
a physiological response that occurs as a result of pressure, force, or range of motion
mechanical response
a massage effect on scar tissue
decreases excessive scar and adhesion formation
a massage effect on thge cardiovascular system
reduces ischemia
a term describing the location of the kidneys
an effect of massage on the lymphatic system
reduces swelling
the structure located in the popliteal space
common peroneal nerve
examples of local contraindications
herpes simples, warts, seborrhea