Search for dissertations about: "Dizziness: rehabilitation"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Dizziness: rehabilitation.

  1. 1. Dizziness, balance and rehabilitation in vestibular disorders

    Author : Lena Kollén; Claes Möller; Margareta Möller; Monika Fagevik Olsén; Mikael Karlberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; benign paroxysmal positional vertigo; static balance; dynamic balance; unilateral vestibular loss; dizziness; walking; vestibular rehabilitation; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Dizziness and balance problems are common symptoms at all ages. The aims were; to evaluate rehabilitation, static, dynamic balance and recovery in acute unilateral vestibular loss (AUVL), to evaluate the treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) with assessment of static and dynamic balance and to evaluate the prevalence of dizziness and BPPV in a population of 75-year-olds. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vestibular rehabilitation therapy in dizziness and disequilibrium

    Author : Ann-Sofi Kammerlind; Krister Brantberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : vestibular; dizziness; disequilibrium; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Dizziness and disequilibrium can be caused by several dysfunctions within the balance system, and are common symptoms especially in higher ages. The general aim of this thesis was to evaluate the effects of vestibular rehabilitation therapy in patients with dizziness and disequilibrium, and to examine the influence of age, vestibular function and psychological aspects on recovery. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessment and treatment of dizzy patients in primary health care

    Author : Eva Ekvall-Hansson; Fysioterapi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicin människa och djur ; Medicine human and vertebrates ; Physiotherapy; Dizziness; Primary health care;

    Abstract : Dizziness is a common reason for visits to primary health care, especially among elderly patients. From a physiotherapeutic perspective, this thesis aims to study the assessment and treatment of dizzy patients in primary health care. Interventions in papers I, III and IV comprised a vestibular rehabilitation programme. READ MORE

  4. 4. Detection and outcome of mild traumatic brain injury in patients and sportsmen : persisting symptoms, disabilities and life satisfaction in relation to S-100B, NSE and cortisol

    Author : Britt-Marie Stålnacke; Peter Sojka; Jörgen Borg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; traumatic brain injury; brain concussion; biochemical marker; S100 proteins; cortisol; post concussion symptoms; stress disorder posttraumatic; life satisfaction; sport; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : Traumatic brain injuries are common (hospitalization incidence: 250-300 per 100.000 inhabitants/year) and a great majority of these injuries (80-85%) are classified as mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI/concussion). Many patients with MTBI (20-80%) suffer from subsequent persistent and often disabling symptoms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Physiotherapeutic perspectives on balance control after stroke : exercises, experiences and measures

    Author : Mialinn Arvidsson Lindvall; Anette Forsberg; Agneta Anderzén Carlsson; Peter Appelros; Charlotte Ytterberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stroke; balance; physiotherapy; measures; experiences;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate physiotherapeutic perspectives on balance after stroke, in terms of exercises, experiences and measurements. Study I was a pilot randomized controlled trial with 46 persons who had had a stroke, 24 of whom were included in the intervention group and 22 who were included in the control group. READ MORE