Joint capsules are sealed by this, which produces a lubricating secretion known as synovial fluid
Beneficial mechanical effects of massage
Increased circulation, lymphatic drainage, improved metabolism
When massage is contra-indicated, what movement can be considered?
Passive touch, or laying on of the hands
What is a trigger point, and where is it found?
Lactic acid build-up. Found in the belly of the muscle
This occurs when a muscle shortens as it contracts and induces movements in the joints.
Works anaerobically producing small amounts of energy quickly but also tire quickly
Fast twitch muscle fibers
Flexes atlanto-occiputal joint when bilaterally contracting. Unilaterally flexes and rotates upper neck to same side. Stabilizer
Largest and most important muscle binding the front limbs to the trunk - thoracic sling - jagged in appearance
What part of the blood carries minerals, vitamins, sugar, and other foods to the body's cells
Psychological benefits of massage include...
Reduced tension and fatigue, calmer nerves, and reed energy
A horse trying to take the weight off the front right leg would probably try put more weight on the...
The site at which two or more bones are united with cartilage. Little or no articulation is possible
Long muscle when contracting bilaterally, permits the back and neck to extend. Unilaterally, contributes to bending the spine to the same side
Who wrote numerous articles and books on massage and helped popularize it in the U.S.?
John Harvey Kellogg
Flexion of the elbow joint, and extension of the shoulder is part of the "STAY" mechanism
2 Parts, protraction of the limb, scapula part flexes shoulder joint and assists in abduction of the limb
Pain with movement is dull or achy, not sharp. Which stage of healing is this normally found in
The intended goal of deep cross-fiber friction massage is to maintain mobility, range of motion and __________ within the soft tissue structures of ligament, tendon, and muscle after an injury.