Search for dissertations about: "acupuncture spinal"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words acupuncture spinal.

  1. 1. Cold feet in children with neurological disorders

    Author : Lena Svedberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Skin temperature; Acupuncture; Autonomic dysfunction; Cerebral palsy; Spinal cord disorders; Pain; Constipation; Well-being; Parental health; Parental mood; Restricted time; Services support; Sleeping disorders;

    Abstract : These studies focused on presence of cold feet in children with neurological disorders and raised the questions: Does acupuncture affect skin temperature? Are cold feet a general symptom in children with neurological disorders? Are cold feet associated with other symptoms? What are the moods, health, and daily life experiences of these children’s parents? Study I assessed effects of acupuncture on skin temperature in children with neurological disorders. The study was of pilot character, to determine if further investigation in a larger, well-characterised group could be worthwhile. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pain following spinal cord injury

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Cecilia Norrbrink Budh; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Spinal cord injury; pain; neurogenic pain; neuropathic pain; gender; analgesics; opiates; nonpharmacological treatments; quality of sleep.;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to assess and characterise nociceptive and neuropathic pain, the use of pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain treatment, and the influence of pain on the quality of sleep in a population following spinal cord injury (SCI). This thesis is divided into five separate studies: I. READ MORE

  3. 3. Contributions of calcitonin gene-related peptide in ischemia, inflammation and nociception

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, false

    Author : Gunilla Brodda Jansen; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 5-hydroxytryptamine; acupuncture; blood flow; calcitonin gene-related pep- tide; edema formation; histamine; inflammation; ischemia; mast cells; neuropeptides; neutrophils; nociception; sensory stimulation; substance P; surgical flaps; withdrawal res;

    Abstract : The sensory neuropeptide Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) is a very potent vaso- dilator with a wide distribution in peripheral sensory nerves, often co-stored with sub- stance P. In the present study, the effects of CGRP in different models of ischemia, inflammation and nociception were examined. READ MORE