Search for dissertations about: "Dizziness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the word Dizziness.

  1. 1. Cervical influence on dizziness and orientation

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Eva-Maj Malmström; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neck pain; Muscle fatigue; Vestibular diseases; Cervical range of motion; Cervical spine; 3-D movement analysis; Dizziness; Proprioception; Primary and coupled movements; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the work was to examine the influence of cervical biomechanical conditions on movement performance, to study musculoskeletal findings accompanying possible cervicogenic dizziness and to evaluate the influence of cervical proprioception on head orientation. Two devices, measuring cervical range of motion, were compared: Myrin, an inclinometer/compass method and Zebris®, a 3-dimensional ultrasound movement analyser. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Lena Kollén; Örebro universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : 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; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN 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

  3. 3. Vestibular rehabilitation therapy in dizziness and disequilibrium

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Ann-Sofi Kammerlind; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. Falls and dizziness in frail older people. Predictors, experiences and the effects of a case management intervention

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Ulrika Olsson Möller; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged; frail elderly; falls; dizziness; SNAC; content analysis; RCT; DFRI; TUG; case management;

    Abstract : Falling in old age may have a large impact on daily life. Falls can lead to injuries, reduced mobility and reduced quality of life. The risk of falls increases with age and frailty level. Dizziness is a strong risk factor for falls, and preventing falls and dizziness in older people is essential. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Eva Ekvall-Hansson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    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