Search for dissertations about: "chronic tension-type headache"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words chronic tension-type headache.

  1. 1. Chronic tension-type headache. Treatment with acupuncture, physical training and relaxation training

    Author : Elisabeth Söderberg; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic tension-type headache; acupuncture; physical; training; relaxation training; muscle tenderness; CNS-related symptoms; symptom characteristics;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to compare the effect of acupuncture, physical training and relaxation training on chronic tension-type headache (CTTH) and related symptoms through measurements of headache intensity, headache frequency, symptom characteristics associated with daily headache, muscle tenderness and subjective well-being. There are four studies that underpin this thesis: In study 2 and 4, the study cohort comprised 90 consecutive patients with CTTH. READ MORE

  2. 2. The child with tension-type headache. Physical factors and interactive interventions

    Author : Birte Tornöe; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Empowering patient education; headache; child; health; neck and shoulder muscles; muscular fitness; cardiovascular fitness and physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Tension-type headache (TTH) in children and especially girls is a prevalent problem worldwide, and means there is a risk of school absenteeism, medication overuse and persistent headache. Knowledge about the associated physical factors is limited, as is knowledge on evidence based interventions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Living with Long-Term Pain after a Stroke

    Author : Marita Widar; Gerd Ahlström; Anna-Christina Ek; Fannie Gaston-Johansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : stroke; central pain; chronic pain; neuropathic pain; nociceptive pain; shoulder; pain; tension-type headache; pain assessment; disability; activities of daily living; coping; health-related quality of life; mood; caring; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to classify and describe long-term pain two years after a stroke and to describe the experiences of pain, and the consequences it has on the persons’ lives. The studies were conducted from a multidimensional perspective on pain, combining quantitative and qualitative methods. READ MORE