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38 Cards in this Set

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Kellogg describes pressure as:
Light or heavy pressure upon a head, joint, or swollen part
If one does strong pressure upon a nerve trunk, you are doing:
touch - nerve compression
What does pressure do?
1. diminishes swelling
2. relieves pain
3. diminishes congestion
Name the three physiological effects of passive touch
1. subtle electrical effects
2. subtle influence on the nervous system
3. elevation of temperature
In Nerve Compression, firm deep pressure produces what?
In Nerve Compression, intermittent light pressure is considered:
The touch of massage is applied how?
with intelligence, control & purpose
What are the therapeutic effects of Touch?
1) elevates temperature 2) has a subtle influence on nervous system 3) relieves pain, tenderness and numbness 4) produces numbness
How does one apply nerve compression to the spinal nerves?
Place one finger on each side of the spine and make firm pressure opposite the spaces between the vertebrae
How does pressure relieve pain?
1) empties vessels
2) benumbs nerves
To quiet irritability, where is the best place to apply passive touch?
the head
Stimulation of the pneumogastric nerve is produced by
pressure just above the sternum
Two inches on each side of the umbilicus are the:
lumbar ganglia
When Kellogg refers to "Motor Points", he is referring to what?
where nerves are most accessible under the skin
What touch would you use to treat sciatica?
nerve compression
A definition for hyperaesthesia could be?
increased sensitivity
To empty veins and lymph spaces, which form of touch would be used?
Kellogg recommends that pressure be applied to what parts?
the head, a joint, swollen part, irritated part, any portion of the body
Which of the following is the most valuable means of arousing the activity of the nerve centers?
nerve compression
Which of the following is NOT one of Kellogg's 7 procedures of massage?
Which is most useful in connection with joint massage, affording a means of emptying veins, lymph spaces & vessels?
If you would apply pressure to the pneumogastic nerve, what would be the effect?
The hypnotic effect or electric effects may most be noticed with which form of touch?
passive touch
Pressure should be light /intermittent, repeat 4-5 times, pressure last no more than 2-3 secs with interval 5-6 secs when applying nerve compression to treat:
T or F

Nerve compression can be either stimulating or sedating
T or F
To relieve intercostal neuralgia, pressure should be applied to the abdominal sympathetic
T or F

Light pressure upon a nerve trunk produces a sedating effect
T or F

Elevation of the temperature of a part during touch occurs by breaking up the toxins
T or F

Pressure can be applied to a swollen part
T or F

Pressure is primarily used upon large muscle masses & avoided for irritated parts
T or F

Nerve compression is best form of touch to relieve sleeplessness
Fine to&fro or shaking movements communicated to the body through the hand of the massuer is called?
Touch combined with motion is defined as?
Motion achieved at the junction of two or more bones is called?
joint movements
The application of alternate & intermittent compression of tissues whereby the hand does not slip along the surface of the skin is called?
Blows administered against the tissues with the quality of elasticity is called?
The placing of the fingers and/or hands upon the part to be treated is called?
The whole or part of the hands is moved over the surface with a considerable degree of pressure and is called?