Search for dissertations about: "Foot problems"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words Foot problems.

  1. 6. 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

  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; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [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. 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

  4. 9. Wireless Wearable Measurement System Based on Pedobarography for Monitoring of Health

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Per Anders Rickard Hellström; Mälardalens högskola.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; elektronik; Electronics;

    Abstract : Health care costs have increased over the last decades due to an ageing population. Therefore, research in personal health monitoring (PHM) has increased in response to this. READ MORE

  5. 10. High-Speed Vision and Force Feedback for Motion-Controlled Industrial Manipulators

    University dissertation from Department of Automatic Control, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund University

    Author : Tomas Olsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; robotics; Automation; Force vision control; Visual tracking; Visual servoing; control engineering; Automatiska system; robotteknik; reglerteknik;

    Abstract : Over the last decades, both force sensors and cameras have emerged as useful sensors for different applications in robotics. This thesis considers a number of dynamic visual tracking and control problems, as well as the integration of these techniques with contact force control. READ MORE