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1st recordings of masssage bodywork
2000-3000 B.C. in China
French surgeon who studied in China and brought eastern techniques to the west
Ambrose Pare
Father of swedish massage
Per Henrick ling
Advocated massage and taught to his colleagues
Dr John Mezger
Brought swedish massage to U.S. in 1854. Recent revival for massage in 1960-1970's sports massage.
George and Charles Taylor
AMTA
American Massage Therapy Association. Developed the massage magazine and Massage Therapy journal
AMBP
Associated Bodywork and massage professional. developed the massage and bodywork magazine.
IMA
International massage association
NCETMB
National certification exam therapeutic massage and bodywork
The intentional and systematic manipulations of the soft tissues of the body to enhance healing and health.
massage
This encompasses a wide variety of manuel therapies including systems of soft tissue manipulation, movement integration, energy work, etc..
bodywork
Skin layers (three)
epidermis, dermis, subcutaneous
Forms of inappropriate touch
Hostile/aggressive, erotic/sexual, body(illegal anatomical areas)
Effects of massage therapy (physical)
relaxed, pain relief, increased circulation
Effect of massage (emotional)
Emotional releases, reduces anxiety, body awareness
Auto
self
epi
above
hyper
excessive
hypo
deficient
re
back
sub
under, below
trans
across
brachial
arm
algia
pain
emia
blood circulation
gram
record
ist
one who specializes in
itis
inflammation
logy
study of
oma
tumor
Auto
self
epi
above
hyper
excessive
hypo
deficient
re
back
sub
under, below
trans
across
brachial
arm
algia
pain
emia
blood circulation
gram
record
ist
one who specializes in
itis
inflammation
logy
study of
oma
tumor
Auto
self
epi
above
hyper
excessive
hypo
deficient
re
back
sub
under, below
trans
across
brachial
arm
algia
pain
emia
blood condition
gram
record
ist
one who specializes in
itis
inflammation
logy
study of
oma
tumor
pathy
process of disease
gliding stroke(swedish)
effleurage
kneading (swedish)
petrissage
to rub (swedish)
friction
wake up the nerves (swedish)
vibration
to tap or drum (swedish)
tapotement
touch without moving (swedish)
holding
Four anatomical planes
Median, Sagittal, Frontal, Transverse
planes dividing the body in equal left and right parts
median
plane dividing the body in unequal left and right parts
sagittal
plane diving the body into front and back
frontal
plane dividing the body in upper and lower sections
transverse
Body part thats above another structure of the body
Superior
body part thats below another part
inferior
Front of the body
anterior
back of the body
posterior
Body part thats closer to the midline (median)
medial
body part thats farther away from the midline (median)
latteral
Structure of the body thats closer to the trunk (referring to arms and legs only)
proximal
Body part further from the trunk (referring to arms and legs only)
Distal
Body part thats closer to the surface
Superficial
body part thats further from the surface
Deep
when the client personalizes the theraputic relationship
tranference
when the practitioner personalizes the theraputic relationship
counter transference
a system of values and priciples that makes a society live civilized and happy
ethics
person with the least amount of training and most limited scope of practice
technician
person who practices a profession with a greater knowledge base and broader scope of practice than a technician
practitioner
one who treats illness/injuries, has more/most training and large scope of practice
therapist
describes how one body part relates to another body part
directional terms
describes how a body part realtes to antother anatomical plane of the body
positional terms
Body standing
erect
body standing with palms facing outward
anatomical position
body lying horizontal face down
prone
body lying face up
supine
when an approach is beneficial to a clients health
pain, stress, preventio
when an approach is harmful to a persons well being
general-fever, cancer

regional- open sores, fractures
sports massage originated
ancient greece
trends in massage
area of wellness and medical/healthcare
defines the knowledge base and practice perameters for a profession
scope of practice
basic structural and functional unit of all living things
cell
group of specialized cells performing a particular function in the body
tissue
4 types of tissue
E C M N
Epithelium, connective, muscle, nervous
groups of specialized tissues in the body
organ
where two or more organs that function in the body
system
3 components of the skeletal system
Bone, cartilidge, ligaments
a type of dense connective tissue made of calcium and phosphate, 206 in the body
bone
types of connective tissue that covers the joints in the body
cartilidge
tough pliant type of connective tissue, attaches bone to bone
ligaments
place where two or more bones meet
joints
allows for the movement of the musculoskeletal system, weight bearing and holds together the skeleton.
function of joints
cause and permit movement by the actions of contractions
skeletal muscle