Search for dissertations about: "chronic pain"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 364 swedish dissertations containing the words chronic pain.

  1. 6. Chronic Pelvic Pain Persisting after Childbirth Diagnosis and Implications for Treatment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Thomas Torstensson; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic pelvic pain; corticosteroid; injection; pain mapping; pelvic pain; physical function; physiotherapy; pregnancy; randomised controlled trial; referred pain; sensitisation; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Objectives: To explore the pain mechanism and the origin of the pain and to evaluate a short-term pain relief treatment in women suffering from CPP persisting after childbirth in order to enable physiotherapeutic intervention.Material and methods: Thirty-six parous women with chronic pelvic pain persisting after childbirth were recruited at the Department of Physiotherapy, SundsvallHospital and by advertisements in newspapers and 29 parous women without chronic pelvic pain were recruited from an organized gynaecological screening at a midwifery surgery. READ MORE

  2. 7. Chronic intraoral pain - assessment of diagnostic methods and prognosis

    University dissertation from Faculty of Odontology, Malmö University

    Author : Maria Pigg; Malmö University.; [2011]
    Keywords : ODONTOLOGY; ODONTOLOGI; Medicine; Neuropathic pain; Orofacial pain; Trigeminal pain; Clinical studies; Prognosis; Diagnostic methods; Quantitative sensory testing; QST; Chronic pain; Endodontics;

    Abstract : The overall goal of this thesis was to broaden our knowledge of chronic intraoral pain. The research questions were: •What methods can be used to differentiate inflammatory, odontogenic tooth pain from pain that presents as toothache but is non-odontogenic in origin? •What is the prognosis of chronic tooth pain of non-odontogenic origin, and which factors affect the prognosis? Atypical odontalgia (AO) is a relatively rare but severe and chronic pain condition affecting the dentoalveolar region. READ MORE

  3. 8. Pain analysis : A study in patients with chronic low back pain or fibromyalgia

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : John Sörensen; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1997]

    Abstract : Chronic low back pain (CLBP} and fibromyalgia (FM} are two common chronic pain conditions in which the pain processing mechanisms are not well understood. To identify the types of pain, we used different intravenous {t.v. READ MORE

  4. 9. Acceptance for persons suffering from pain Evaluation of acceptance-based interventions for adults with chronic pain and children with cancer experiencing acute pain

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jenny Thorsell Cederberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; acute pain; chronic pain; acceptance; psychological flexibility; acceptance and commitment therapy; children and adolescents; cancer; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : It is increasingly clear that pain and emotions are closely interconnected. Pain does not only cause psychological distress, but psychological distress also amplifies pain through neurological mechanisms. Treatment of both chronic and acute pain would benefit from acknowledging the psychological mechanisms of pain neurophysiology. READ MORE

  5. 10. Pain rehabilitation in Sweden a quality registry study

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Vanja Nyberg; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : chronic pain; pain-related disability; pain rehabilitation; registry study; sick leave benefits; audit;

    Abstract : Background: Chronic pain, defined as non-malignant pain emanating from the musculoskeletal system, may limit everyday activities, social functioning and the quality of social and working life for individuals, creating disability as well as incurring high economic and public costs for society. Controlled studies show that cognitive-behavioural interdisciplinary rehabilitation has a positive effect on functioning in patients who have been disabled by chronic non-malignant pain conditions. READ MORE