Introduction to Medical Terminology: The Muscular System - Quiz A Flashcards
The most common first aid treatment of muscular injuries is known by the acronym __________ .
The specialized soft tissue manipulation technique used to ease the pain of conditions such as fibromyalgia is known as __________ release.
The compression of nerves and blood vessels due to swelling within the enclosed space created by the fascia that separates groups of muscles is known as __________ syndrome.
The condition known as __________ is the degeneration of muscle tissue.
Activities to promote strength, mobility, flexibility of muscles and joints are known as
A/An __________ is a band of fibrous tissue that holds structures together abnormally.
The term __________ means lacking normal tone or strength.
Muscular __________ is a group of inherited muscle disorders that cause muscle weakness without affecting the nervous system.
When inflamed and swollen tendons are caught in the narrow space between the bones within the shoulder joint, this condition is known as __________ syndrome.
Intermittent __________ is pain in the leg muscles that occurs during exercise and is relieved by rest.
A stiff neck due to spasmodic contraction of the neck muscles that pull the head toward the affected side is known as spasmodic __________ .
A/An __________ is a sudden, violent, involuntary contraction of one or more muscles.
Therapeutic __________ uses high-frequency sound waves to treat muscle injuries by generating heat deep within muscle tissue.
A debilitating chronic condition characterized by fatigue
diffuse and or specific muscle, joint, or bone pain; and a wide range of other symptoms is known as __________ syndrome.; fibromyalgia
A/An __________ cyst is a harmless fluid-filled swelling that occurs most commonly on the outer surface of the wrist.
Inflammation of the tissues surrounding the elbow is known as __________ .
The weakness or slight paralysis of a muscle is known as __________ .
Symptoms of __________ syndrome occur when the tendons that pass through the carpal tunnel are chronically overused and become inflamed and swollen.
A/An __________ blocker is a drug that causes temporary paralysis by blocking the transmission of nerve stimuli to the muscles.
Plantar __________ is an inflammation of the plantar fascia on the sole of the foot.