Practical Pathology for Massage Therapists Quiz

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5) Questions from Chapter 1:

Roughly how much of the Anatomical Language is Greek in origin?
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6) Why are most of our anatomical words in Ancient Greek?
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7) What does the suffix –osis mean?
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8) Where would you find a suffix?
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9) Where would you find the supraorbital Vein?
10) Use the Prefixes and Suffixes provided to decipher this word: "Dyspepsia"
11) Questions from Chapter 2:

How can an invading organism enter the body?
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12) What is a good example of "direct contact" when describing transmission?
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13) What is Cellulitis?
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14) What is Necrotizing fasciitis?
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15) Scabies is a good example of what kind of infection?
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16) What are disinfectants?
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17) Questions from Chapter 3:
Where does scaling occur most often in Psoriasis?
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18) Can a massage therapist catch Psoriasis from a client?
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19) Dermatitis is also known as what?
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20) What is the first symptom people with Eczema usually experience?
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21) Why are fungal infections common on the skin?
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22) Questions from Chapter 4:
In the practice of medicine a spasm is defined as _____________.
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23) What is a Carpopedal spasm?
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24) What is a Clonic spasm?
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25) Which of the following is NOT A TYPICAL symptom of muscle strain?
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26) Generally speaking, when is the pain from Tendinitis the most noticeable?
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27) What is Paget’s disease?
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28) Questions from Chapter 5:
The Nervous system is divided into what two divisions?
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29) What is Encephalitis?
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30) What is Meningitis?
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31) What is Huntington's disease?
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32) Alzheimer’s disease is found most often in what group of people?
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33) Which of the following best describes Multiple sclerosis?
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34) Questions from Chapter 6:
The lymphatic system is made up of ___________________________.
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35) What is Anemia?
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36) What is the danger involved with Deep vein thrombosis?
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37) What is Hemophilia?
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38) What is an Ischemic stroke?
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39) When are varicose veins contraindicated for massage therapy?
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40) Questions from Chapter 7:
The immune system is made up of__________________________.
41) How is the bone marrow involved in the immune system?
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42) What is the function of the Thymus?
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43) What are the functions of the spleen?
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44) What is Lymphangitis?
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45) What is Anaphylaxis?
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46) Questions from Chapter 8:
According to the text, what are the two major causes of sports injuries?
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47) What causes a Repetitive Stress injury?
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48) What causes Traumatic Accidents?
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49) What causes Traumatic Accidents?
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50) What are the symptoms of an Achilles tendon rupture?
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51) In what sports is an athlete more likely to experience Burners and Stingers?
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52) Questions from Chapter 9:
A Geriatric massage is based on what common form of massage?
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53) How long should a Geriatric massage be?
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54) According to the CDC, what percentage of people over the age of 65 have diabetes?
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55) When is it safe to massage a senior that has suffered a stroke or aneurysm?
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56) Why is it important to know what type of medications your elderly client is taking?
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57) Questions from Chapter 10:
What is Sciatica?
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58) What causes Sciatica?
59) What is Piriformis syndrome?
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60) Where is the Piriformis located?
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61) What is Spinal Stenosis?
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62) What is spondylolisthesis?
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63) Questions from Chapter 11:
Disorders of the Temporomandibular Joint are most commonly found in which group?
64) Which of the following is not a suspected cause of Temporomandibular Joint disorder?
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65) What is Bruxism?
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66) What results can a person suffering from TMJD hope to get from massage therapy?
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67) Why is the supine position preferred for clients with TMJD?
68) Which nerve is responsible for innervating the Masster?
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69) Questions from Chapter 12:
According to the survey mentioned in the course, what percentage of Americans sleep fewer than seven hours a night?
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70) What is the Circadian Clock?
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71) How many stages of sleep are there?
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72) What is Insomnia?
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73) What is Central sleep apnea?
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74) What does the word "cataplexy" mean?
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75) Questions from Chapter 13:
What is the definition of “widespread pain” as it appears in this course?
76) Which of the following is a common Neurological symptom of FMS?
77) What is a Flare-up?
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78) What are “cold spots”?
79) Which of the following is not a symptom of fibromyalgia?
80) What should you suggest a client with FMS do after a session?

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