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Define the VIBRATION type:

Knuckles placed on skin & moved slowly over the area with a vigorous vibratory movement
Knuckle Vibration
Define the VIBRATION type:

End of thumb or fingers placed on part, arm is thrown into violent vibrations
Digital Vibration
Define the VIBRATION type:
Palm or fist placed firmly on surface, arm held straight & a fine jarring or trmbling movement comunicated to it by action of flexor & extensor muscles of upper arm. Difficult
Deep Vibration
Define the VIBRATION type:

Part is grasped by both hands and shaken with a rapid vibratory movement
Shaking
Define the VIBRATION type:

Palms placed on surface & made to move slowly over the area with a fine trembling movement
Superficial Vibration
Define the VIBRATION type:

Palmar surface held upon skin and moved laterally to and fro as rapidly as possible
Lateral Vibration
Lateral vibration is performed at a rate of:
6-10 per second
Shaking is administered where on the body?
extremities and head
Lateral vibration is administered where on the body?
Head, joints & abdomen
The "special effect" of vibration is:
stimulation
T or F
Vibration is contraindicated in cases of marked hyperaesthesis, acute inflammation, febrile action, morbid growths.
True
T or F

Vibration is useful in treatment of neuralgia, hypothermia & diabetes.
True
T or F

Vibration is a therapeutic application for paralysis, neurasthenia, & sclerosis.
True
T or F

Vibration is a therapeutic application for hyperesthesia.
False
In cases of neuralgia, vibration should be applied where?
to the nerve trunks
In cases of degenerative affections of the spinal cord, vibration should be applied where?
to the spinal column
In considering the use of vibration, the dilation of blood vessels is considered a physiological effect, therapeutic application or contraindication?
physiological effect
For nerve disorders accompanied by diminished activity, vibration should be applied where?
to the nerve trunks
In considering the use of vibration, the spasm of small vessels resulting in coldness of the extremities is a:
therapeutic application
If a client came to you with a morbid growth displaying suppuration, what form of vibration would you use?
no form of vibration
List 3 physiological effects of vibration:
1) increase circulation
2) stimulation
3) pleasurable glow
Is decrease in temperature of part a physiological effect of vibration?
NO
If a client came to you with acute inflammation, in regards to the use of vibration, what form of vibration would you use?
no form of vibration
Define:

PARESIS
Partial or incomplete paralysis
Define:

PARALYSIS
Temproary suspension or permanent loss of function, especially the losee of sensation or voluntary motion
Define:

NEURALGIA
Severe sharp pain along the course of a nerve
Define:

NEURASTHENIA
Previously used for persons with unexplained chronic fatigue, weariness & exhaustion
Define:

HYPERESTHESIA
Increased sensitivity to sensory stimuli, such as pain or touch
Define:

FEBRILE
Feverish, pertaining to a fever
Define:

MORBID
Diseased, pertaining to disease
Define:

SUPPURATION
The process of pus formation
List one effect of abdominal rotary vibration.
stimulate nervous reflexes and glandular activity
T or F

Abdominal rotary vibration raises blood pressure and slows the pulse.
False
Strong rapid vibration can cause muscles to do what?
go into tetanus
Vibration is contraindicated in what conditions?
hyperesthesias & inflammation
Of the following, vibration is a useful treatment technique?
chlorosis
insomnia
blepharospasm
paresis
paresis
Which massage technique has profound effects on nerve trunks & nerve centers?
vibration