Questions

1. List the four main groups of massage.

2. List the movements (manipulations) in each group.

3. Give three different points of technique between stroking and effleurage.

4. Explain how you would adapt effleurage movements for the following clients:

(a) the older, thin client

(b) the young, fit, well-toned client.

5. Give six effects of effleurage.

6. List four uses of effleurage.

7. List six effects of stroking.

8. Give four conditions that would benefit from stroking.

9. Explain why the pressure of effleurage strokes should always be towards the heart.

10. Explain how effleurage strokes are adapted when treating oedema.

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