Search for dissertations about: "Foot problems"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words Foot problems.

  1. 6. Living with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Britta Berglund; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ehlers-Danlos syndrome EDS ; functional health status; joint hypermobility; chronic pain; foot pain; skin disorders; connective tissue; acceptance of disability; sense of coherence.;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on how individuals with the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), an inherited connective-tissue disorder, experience and describe their daily lives with focus on physical and psychosocial problems. The syndrome primarily affects the skin, ligaments, joints and blood vessels and the symptoms in EDS vary from mild to more severe forms. READ MORE

  2. 7. Follow-up of children with congenital clubfoot. Development of a new evaluation instrument

    University dissertation from Institution for Health Sciences, Division of Physiotherapy, Lund University Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University Hospital

    Author : Hanneke Andriesse; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Validity; Assessment instrument; Clubfoot; Reliability; Responsivenss; Treatment evaluation; Developmental motor ability; Skeleton; rheumatology locomotion; muscle system; muskelsystem; Skelett; Surgery; reumatologi; traumatologi; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; rehabilitation; revalidation; kinesitherapy; Physical medicine; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi;

    Abstract : Clubfoot is a congenital disorder, affecting about one of 1000 children. Treatment consists of initial correction of the deformity, followed by prolonged orthosis treatment to maintain the correction obtained. There are several different treatment options. Outcome studies, using reliable and valid instruments are rare. READ MORE

  3. 8. The rheumatoid forefoot: surgical treatment and epidemiological aspects

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

    Author : Lollo Gröndal; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rheumatoid forefoot surgery - Arthrodesis of MTP 1 - Arthrodesis versus resection in MTP 1 - Rheumatoid forefoot prevalence - load distribution and time-and distance parameters in rheumatoid arthritis;

    Abstract : Background: The forefoot is frequently involved in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) resulting in a painful, handicapping deformity. The prevalence stated has long been based on a study from 1956. READ MORE

  4. 9. Evolutionary Humanoids for Embodied Artificial Intelligence

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

    Author : Krister Wolff; [2003]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; linear genetic programming; bipedal locomotion; humanoid robotics; evolutionary algorithms;

    Abstract : The work presented in this thesis aims at investigating the potential of a proposed methodology to create a cognitive control architecture for a humanoid robot. This architecture comprises three hierarchical layers: the reactive layer, the model building layer, and the reasoning layer. READ MORE

  5. 10. Idiopathic toe-walking in children : prevalence, neuropsychiatric symptoms and the effect of botulinum toxin A treatment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Pähr Engström; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Idiopathic toe-walking (ITW) is a term used to describe a state in which a child, in the absence of a known cause, walks on his or her toes, as compared to the normal heel-toe gait. The diagnosis is thus used when other defined causes are excluded. READ MORE