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5) Questions from Chapter 1:

Roughly how much of the Anatomical Language is Greek in origin?

6) Why are most of our anatomical words in Ancient Greek?

7) What does the suffix –osis mean?

8) Where would you find a suffix?

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?

12) What is a good example of "direct contact" when describing transmission?

13) What is Cellulitis?

14) What is Necrotizing fasciitis?

15) Scabies is a good example of what kind of infection?

16) What are disinfectants?

17) Questions from Chapter 3:
Where does scaling occur most often in Psoriasis?

18) Can a massage therapist catch Psoriasis from a client?

19) Dermatitis is also known as what?

20) What is the first symptom people with Eczema usually experience?

21) Why are fungal infections common on the skin?

22) Questions from Chapter 4:
In the practice of medicine a spasm is defined as _____________.

23) What is a Carpopedal spasm?

24) What is a Clonic spasm?

25) Which of the following is NOT A TYPICAL symptom of muscle strain?

26) Generally speaking, when is the pain from Tendinitis the most noticeable?

27) What is Paget’s disease?

28) Questions from Chapter 5:
The Nervous system is divided into what two divisions?

29) What is Encephalitis?

30) What is Meningitis?

31) What is Huntington's disease?

32) Alzheimer’s disease is found most often in what group of people?

33) Which of the following best describes Multiple sclerosis?

34) Questions from Chapter 6:
The lymphatic system is made up of ___________________________.

35) What is Anemia?

36) What is the danger involved with Deep vein thrombosis?

37) What is Hemophilia?

38) What is an Ischemic stroke?

39) When are varicose veins contraindicated for massage therapy?

40) Questions from Chapter 7:
The immune system is made up of__________________________.
41) How is the bone marrow involved in the immune system?

42) What is the function of the Thymus?

43) What are the functions of the spleen?

44) What is Lymphangitis?

45) What is Anaphylaxis?

46) Questions from Chapter 8:
According to the text, what are the two major causes of sports injuries?

47) What causes a Repetitive Stress injury?

48) What causes Traumatic Accidents?

49) What causes Traumatic Accidents?

50) What are the symptoms of an Achilles tendon rupture?

51) In what sports is an athlete more likely to experience Burners and Stingers?

52) Questions from Chapter 9:
A Geriatric massage is based on what common form of massage?

53) How long should a Geriatric massage be?

54) According to the CDC, what percentage of people over the age of 65 have diabetes?

55) When is it safe to massage a senior that has suffered a stroke or aneurysm?

56) Why is it important to know what type of medications your elderly client is taking?

57) Questions from Chapter 10:
What is Sciatica?

58) What causes Sciatica?
59) What is Piriformis syndrome?

60) Where is the Piriformis located?

61) What is Spinal Stenosis?

62) What is spondylolisthesis?

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?

65) What is Bruxism?

66) What results can a person suffering from TMJD hope to get from massage therapy?

67) Why is the supine position preferred for clients with TMJD?
68) Which nerve is responsible for innervating the Masster?

69) Questions from Chapter 12:
According to the survey mentioned in the course, what percentage of Americans sleep fewer than seven hours a night?

70) What is the Circadian Clock?

71) How many stages of sleep are there?

72) What is Insomnia?

73) What is Central sleep apnea?

74) What does the word "cataplexy" mean?

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?

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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