Therapy and Sports Medicine Chapter. Apply therapeutic skills for rehabilitation and injury prevention. Demonstrate Assistive and Therapeutic Techniques. Range of motion When patients have limited movement range of motion exercise help keep muscles and joints functioning.
Apply therapeutic skills for rehabilitation and injury prevention
An example of a psychological benefit of massage therapy is relaxation
Using massage on strained muscle can help increase circulation
Performed by patients who are able to move each joint without assistance.
The term that describes the ROM movement when a straight leg is bent at the knee is flexion.
If a person has a cast on their wrist, the motion that can still be done to the wrist and hand is rotation.
The training a certified athletic trainer must have a bachelor’s degree.
The medical practice that would use a massage therapist as an associate is an orthopedics office.
When ambulating a pt. with crutches, be sure: the pat supports his/her weight on the hand bars and not the axillary support.
When helping a client’s who is recovering from a stroke the nurse aide should assist on the clients weak side.
The pt. supports his/her weight on the hand bars and not the axillary support
The walker should be properly fitted to the pt.
Hold the back of the belt using an underhand grasp.
Notify your supervisor immediately