Search for dissertations about: "Malin Ernberg"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Malin Ernberg.

  1. 1. Significance of serotonin for pain, allodynia, and hyperalgesia in the human masseter muscle

    Author : Malin Ernberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Anxiety; Double-Blind Method; 5-Hydroxytryptamine; Fibromyalgia; Hyperalgesia; Masseter muscle; Microdialysis; Pain threshold; Visual Analogue Pain Scale;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis was to investigate the hypothesis that serotonin (5-HT) is involved in the pathophysiology of human chronic muscle pain. The thesis comprises a clinical and a human experimental part. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pain and disability in the jaw and neck regions after whiplash trauma : a short- and long-term perspective

    Author : Ewa Lampa; Birgitta Häggman-Henrikson; Anders Wänman; Erik Nordh; Malin Ernberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Jaw pain; Neck Pain; Neck disability; Orofacial pain; Psychosocial factors; Temporomandibular disorders; TMD; Temporomandibular joint; TMJ; Whiplash injury; odontologi; Odontology;

    Abstract : Whiplash trauma, a hyperextension-flexion trauma to the neck that is often related to a car accident, affects tens of thousands in Sweden every year. A significant proportion will develop long-term symptoms including neck pain and dysfunction – this is embraced as Whiplash associated disorders (WAD). READ MORE

  3. 3. Extra- and intrafusal muscle fibre type compositions of the human masseter at young age. : In perspective of growth and functional maturation of the jaw-face motor system

    Author : Catharina Österlund; Per-Olof Eriksson; Lars-Eric Thornell; Per Stål; Malin Ernberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; jaw; limb; human; muscle; morphology; fibre type; myosin heavy chain; muscle spindle; Morphology; Morfologi; anatomi; Human Anatomy;

    Abstract : Muscles control body posture and movement by extrafusal and intrafusal (muscle spindle) fibres. The purpose of this thesis was to provide insight into the muscular basis for human jaw function at young age. READ MORE