Practical Pathology for Massage Therapists Quiz Name1) We will not send a certificate of completion or an updated transcript unless we can confirm that someone paid for this course. Please tell us who paid for it, if it was you, enter your name. If it was someone else, please enter the name of the person (or the business name) that paid for you.2) Please enter the email address you would like us to send your certificate of completion to.3) The NCBTMB requires that we put your home address on your transcript. Please enter it in the box below. Don't worry, we will not mail you anything or give it to anyone else.4) Please enter your massage license number. If you do not have one, you may enter your NCBTMB certification number or just enter the number 0.5) Questions from Chapter 1: Roughly how much of the Anatomical Language is Greek in origin? Half One third One fourth Three fourthsHint6) Why are most of our anatomical words in Ancient Greek? The Greek language uses short words. The Greek language uses suffixes and prefixes that allow great specificity. It is not a language used often today, so there is no confusion.Hint7) What does the suffix –osis mean? More of. Increase in. A condition or disease. All of the above.Hint8) Where would you find a suffix? Behind the root word. Before the root word. In the middle of the compound word.Hint9) Where would you find the supraorbital Vein? Above the ear. Below the eye. Above the eye. Below the ear.10) Use the Prefixes and Suffixes provided to decipher this word: "Dyspepsia" Pain or difficulty swallowing. Nausea or dizziness while walking. Lower back pain.11) Questions from Chapter 2: How can an invading organism enter the body? The mucosa in orifices like the mouth, nose or eyes The genitals/anus. An open wound, like a cut. All of the above.Hint12) What is a good example of "direct contact" when describing transmission? Touching infected bodily fluids. Drinking water that has been contaminated. Inhalation of infectious organisms emitted by sneezing or coughing. All of the above are good examples and are kind of gross.Hint13) What is Cellulitis? An infection of the eye, more commonly known as “pink eye”. Pockets of lumpy fat cells that are often found on the legs and buttocks. A bacterial infection of the skin and the connective tissues beneath the skin.Hint14) What is Necrotizing fasciitis? A rare infection of the deeper layers of skin and subcutaneous tissues. A bacteria that you an catch from coming into contact with dead animals. A condition that occurs when muscle tissue atrophies due to inaction.Hint15) Scabies is a good example of what kind of infection? A parasitic skin infection. A bacterial intestinal infection. An embarrassing fungal infection.Hint16) What are disinfectants? A chemical that is harmless to humans, but deadly to fungus and bacteria. Medications that can be taken orally to fight bacterial ingection. Chemical substances that are applied to non-living objects to kill microorganisms.Hint17) Questions from Chapter 3: Where does scaling occur most often in Psoriasis? The face. The knees and elbows. The buttocks.Hint18) Can a massage therapist catch Psoriasis from a client? No Yes Only if their immune system is compromised.Hint19) Dermatitis is also known as what? Eczema Lyme Disease Lou Gehrig's Disease.Hint20) What is the first symptom people with Eczema usually experience? A period of acute pain and discomfort. Intense itching. Oozing blisters.Hint21) Why are fungal infections common on the skin? The fungus feeds off of keratin, which is in the skin. The fungus feeds off of sebum, which the skin secretes. The fungus feeds off of hair and nails.Hint22) Questions from Chapter 4: In the practice of medicine a spasm is defined as _____________. A sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle, group of muscles, or a hollow organ. A sudden sharp pain in a muscle. A tightening of the fascia around a muscle.Hint23) What is a Carpopedal spasm? A spasm of the neck. A spasm of the buttocks, usually from sitting too long. A spasm of the hand, foot or the thumbs.Hint24) What is a Clonic spasm? A type of spasm experienced the bowels. A type of spasm that doesn't stop. A spasm where muscle alternates between a contracted and relaxed state.Hint25) Which of the following is NOT A TYPICAL symptom of muscle strain? Localized pain in and around the muscle. Stiffness in and around the muscle. Discoloration and bruising around the muscle. "Pins and needles" sensation near the muscle.Hint26) Generally speaking, when is the pain from Tendinitis the most noticeable? During prolonged periods of inactivity. During and immediately after physical activity. When the weather is damp.Hint27) What is Paget’s disease? A chronic disorder that causes bone to be reabsorbed much faster than normal. A disease that results in enlarged and misshapen bones. A disease that causes misshapen bones, fractures, and arthritis in the joints near the affected area. All of the above.Hint28) Questions from Chapter 5: The Nervous system is divided into what two divisions? The Primary and the Secondary Nervous systems The Central and the Peripheral Nervous systems The Superior and Inferior Nervous systemsHint29) What is Encephalitis? Inflammation of the Spinal cord Inflammation of the Nerves Inflammation of the brain.Hint30) What is Meningitis? An inflammation of the meninges. An inflammation of the protective membrane that sheaths the brain. An inflammation of the protective membrane that sheaths the spinal cord. All of the above.Hint31) What is Huntington's disease? An inherited degeneration of neuronal cells in the brain. An inherited degeneration of the meninges. An inherited degeneration of the ganglia.Hint32) Alzheimer’s disease is found most often in what group of people? Women Men People over the age of 65.Hint33) Which of the following best describes Multiple sclerosis? An inflammatory disease where the fatty myelin sheaths around the axons of the brain & spinal cord are damaged. An inflammatory disease in which the nerve ganglia are damaged. An inherited degeneration of the meninges.Hint34) Questions from Chapter 6: The lymphatic system is made up of ___________________________. A fluid known as lymph. Capillaries called lymphatic vessels Structures called lymph nodes All of the aboveHint35) What is Anemia? Discoloration of the skin due to poor eating habits. A condition in which there are not enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to the tissues. Weakening of the bones due to vitamin deficiency.Hint36) What is the danger involved with Deep vein thrombosis? It can cause numbness in the feet, which can result in small cuts becoming infected. A blood clot in a deep vein can break off and travel through the bloodstream. A periodic “pins and needles” pain that can strike without warning.Hint37) What is Hemophilia? A rare bleeding disorder in which the blood doesn't clot normally. A rare disorder in which the veins become painfully inflamed. A common blood disorder caused by Vitamin D deficiency.Hint38) What is an Ischemic stroke? A small Stroke that is so mild it often goes unnoticed for days or even weeks. A Stroke that occurs when arteries to the brain are constricted or blocked, causing severely reduced blood flow. A blood vessel in the brain bursts and spills into the surrounding brain tissueHint39) When are varicose veins contraindicated for massage therapy? When they are very large and bulbous. When the client has not seen a physician for them. When another condition is present, like an ulceration or phlebitis.Hint40) Questions from Chapter 7: The immune system is made up of__________________________. Various organs Cells and proteins Fluids All of the above41) How is the bone marrow involved in the immune system? It produces B cells. It produces natural killer cells It produces red blood cells and platelets All of the aboveHint42) What is the function of the Thymus? To produce red bone marrow. To create mature T cells. To produce LymphHint43) What are the functions of the spleen? It stores different defense cells that are released into the blood when needed. It removes red blood cells (erythrocytes). It stores thrombocytes (blood platelets) for use in blood clotting. All of the aboveHint44) What is Lymphangitis? An infection of the lymphatic vessels. An infection of the spleen. An infection of the red bone marrow.Hint45) What is Anaphylaxis? A severe allergic reaction. A type of cancer that starts in the immune system. A type of T killer/suppressor cell.Hint46) Questions from Chapter 8: According to the text, what are the two major causes of sports injuries? Repetitive Stress and Traumatic Accidents Repetitive Stress and Hyperextension Traumatic Accidents and HypertrophyHint47) What causes a Repetitive Stress injury? Failing to warm up properly. Overuse of a body part in a continuous activity. Forgetting to stretch before an event.Hint48) What causes Traumatic Accidents? Overuse of a body part in a continuous activity. A hard contact with something. Forgetting to stretch before an event.Hint49) What causes Traumatic Accidents? Overuse of a body part in a continuous activity. A hard contact with something. Forgetting to stretch before an event.Hint50) What are the symptoms of an Achilles tendon rupture? Popping sound in the area. Pain in the area. Limited mobility in the area. All of the above are correct.Hint51) In what sports is an athlete more likely to experience Burners and Stingers? Football and wrestling. Track and Field. Cycling and Distance running.Hint52) Questions from Chapter 9: A Geriatric massage is based on what common form of massage? Swedish massage Rolfing Deep tissueHint53) How long should a Geriatric massage be? No more than an hour. At least 90 minutes No more than 30 minutesHint54) According to the CDC, what percentage of people over the age of 65 have diabetes? 5% 10% 20% 50%Hint55) When is it safe to massage a senior that has suffered a stroke or aneurysm? Never, it is contraindicated. If it occurred over a year ago. If their doctor has approved it. Hint56) Why is it important to know what type of medications your elderly client is taking? Blood thinners can cause easy bruising. They may have forgotten to tell you about certain medical conditions. They may be too sick for a massage.Hint57) Questions from Chapter 10: What is Sciatica? A symptom that includes pain radiating down the legs from the sacrum area. A spinal disorder. A chronic inflammatory disease.Hint58) What causes Sciatica? A herniated disc. A tightening of the Piriformis muscle. A narrowing of the spinal canal. All of the above can cause sciatic pain.59) What is Piriformis syndrome? A tightening of the Piriformis muscle, applying pressure to the sciatic nerve. A Vertebrate that is out of alignment impinging the nerve. An acute muscular degenerative disease.Hint60) Where is the Piriformis located? On the lower back. Underneath the Gluteus muscles. On the lower legHint61) What is Spinal Stenosis? A narrowing or “choking” of the spinal canal. A bone spur growing on the iliac crest. A degenerative bone disease.Hint62) What is spondylolisthesis? An allergic reaction to common pain medications. A degenerative nerve disorder. A forward slip of one vertebra.Hint63) Questions from Chapter 11: Disorders of the Temporomandibular Joint are most commonly found in which group? Teen-age girls. Teen-age boys. Adult men. Adult women.64) Which of the following is not a suspected cause of Temporomandibular Joint disorder? Hyperextension of the jaw. Malocclusion. Stress. Poor diet.Hint65) What is Bruxism? Involuntary spasm of the Temporalis muscle. Grinding of the teeth. Misalignment of the teeth (poor bite).Hint66) What results can a person suffering from TMJD hope to get from massage therapy? Reduction in pain in the jaw and neck. Reduction in Ischemia. Stress reduction All of the above.Hint67) Why is the supine position preferred for clients with TMJD? The face rest can put painful pressure on the affected muscles. Circulation to the affected areas is impinged in a face down position. The therapist has better access to the affected muscles. All of the above.68) Which nerve is responsible for innervating the Masster? The mandibular division of the trigeminal. The temporal branch of the facial nerve. The radial nerve.Hint69) Questions from Chapter 12: According to the survey mentioned in the course, what percentage of Americans sleep fewer than seven hours a night? 10% 20% 30%Hint70) What is the Circadian Clock? A device doctors use to help people with sleep disorders measure how much sleep they need. A biochemical mechanism that oscillates with a period of 24 hours, releasing hormones needed for sleep. A special alarm clock for people with narcolepsy. Hint71) How many stages of sleep are there? Two Four FiveHint72) What is Insomnia? A sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired. A sleep disorder that causes the sleeper to walk and talk as if they were awake. A sleep disorder that causes the sleeper to randomly scream in terror during sleep.Hint73) What is Central sleep apnea? A breathing disorder that causes the body to decrease or even stop the effort of breathing during sleep. A sleeping disorder that causes the person to be disoriented when they wake up. A sleeping disorder that causes the sleeper to sleep much longer than normal.Hint74) What does the word "cataplexy" mean? A period of unresponsiveness characterized by an unremitting blank stare, "i.e. zoning out". Daytime confusion and disorientation caused by lack of sleep. A sudden muscular weakness, usually brought on by strong emotions. Hint75) Questions from Chapter 13: What is the definition of “widespread pain” as it appears in this course? Pain over one half of the body. Pain above or below the waist. Pain on at least one half and above or below the waist. All of the above.76) Which of the following is a common Neurological symptom of FMS? Flashing orbs that appear in the vision. Pins and needles pain in the extremities. Facial paralysis.77) What is a Flare-up? A period of acute pain and discomfort. The initial injury that leads to the persistent pain. The area with the most intense pain.Hint78) What are “cold spots”? Areas that are very sensitive or painful for FMS sufferers. Regions that are cold to the touch, noticeable during palpation. Areas where circulation is inhibited. All of the above.79) Which of the following is not a symptom of fibromyalgia? A history of widespread pain. Pain in 11 of 18 specific areas upon palpation. Random spasms of the facial muscles. Pins and needles sensations in the extremities.80) What should you suggest a client with FMS do after a session? As little as possible, take it easy. Exercise at the gym. Take a long walk.PLEASE READ Click the "Grade my quiz!" button below to get your result. If you passed it will say "You have passed". If you did not pass it will say "You did not pass" and then you can take the quiz again by hitting the back button on your browser. IT WILL NOT GIVE YOU THE CERTIFICATE NOW, even if you pass. 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