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1

One function of the heart is to

Pump oxygenated blood to tissues

2

Lymph nodes

Salter harmful substances

3

The tubes that carry length are called

Vessels

4

The central nervous system respondes to information picked up

By sense organs

5

The unconscious muscle contractions in the body are controlled by the

Peripheral nerves

6

Faradic machine current

Direct current between 10-120Hz
Adjustable between 65 - 135 Hz

7

Galvanic current

Desincristation - deep cleansing treatment softens deaf skin cells and sebum.

Iontophoresis - penetrating treatment introduces water - soluble preparations into the skin

8

Contra indications for galvanic treatment

Hyper sensitive skin or loss of skin sensation
Metal plates or pins in the area
Highly nervous clients
Sensitive skin such as acne rosacea or dermatitis
Pacemaker
Excessive fillings or metal bridge work

9

Functions of the skin

Sensation - touch, pressure, pain, heat and cold
Heat regulation
Absorption
Protection
Excretion
Secretion