Search for dissertations about: "PHYSIOTHERAPY"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 275 swedish dissertations containing the word PHYSIOTHERAPY.

  1. 1. Physiotherapy in a Danish private context - a social and ethical practice

    University dissertation from Division of Physiotherapy

    Author : Jeanette Praestegaard; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Foucault; practice; ethical issues; professional ethics; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Physiotherapy is a social and ethical practice which unfolds under specific historical, political, socio-cultural and economic circumstances. Danish physiotherapy in a private context is practiced, administered and managed within a neoliberal ideology which generates challenges for both physiotherapists and their patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hip disorders and osteoarthritis: focus on health-related quality of life, assesssment and intervention

    University dissertation from Physiotherapy

    Author : Anne Sundén; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; physiotherapy; intervention; hip; osteoarthritis; health-related quality of life; physical function; self-efficacy; Tai Chi; patient education;

    Abstract : The overall aims of this work were to investigate the consequences of hip disorders and hip osteoarthritis (OA) on health-related quality of life (HRQL) physical function and self-efficacy. The condition, hip OA, is often associated with significant pain and has a strong impact on physical function and quality of life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sexual health in Rheumatoid Arthritis - a physiotherapeutic approach

    University dissertation from Division of Physiotherapy

    Author : Kristina Areskoug Josefsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physiotherapy; Sexual Health; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Physical therapy; Rehabilitation;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to study how persons experience the influence of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) on their sexual health and their experiences of communication about sexual health, in order to improve physiotherapy within the field of rheumatology. Sexual health is an integrated part of life, and persons with Rheumatoid Arthritis, RA, often experience a decreased sexual health, which can affect their overall quality of life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Work ability- Health professionals' perspectives and rehabilitation outcomes

    University dissertation from Division of Physiotherapy, Dept of Health Sciences

    Author : Kjerstin Stigmar; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Work ability; sick leave; physiotherapy; rehabilitation; musculoskeletal disorders;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to deepen the understanding of work ability by analyzing how different health professionals experience and perceive work ability and assessments of work ability, and also by analyzing rehabilitation outcomes that are related to work ability. The focus has been on musculoskeletal disorders with associated psychosocial factors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Long-term outcome of children with cerebral palsy undergoing selective dorsal rhizotomy

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Annika Lundkvist; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; selective dorsal rhizotomy; outcomes; long-term follow-up; Cerebral palsy; children; function; physiotherapy;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to describe long-term development of functional outcomes in children with cerebral palsy undergoing selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) combined with physiotherapy and to evaluate measures used in follow-up. Five years after SDR muscle tone was reduced, passive range of motion (PROM) increased in hip, knee and foot, gross motor function measured by the Gross Motor Function Measure (GMFM) improved as well as functional performance and independence by the Pediatric Evaluation Disability Inventory. READ MORE