Search for dissertations about: "importance of massage"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words importance of massage.

  1. 1. Lymphedema and Health-Related Quality of Life

    Author : Pia Klernäs; Health Sciences Centre; []
    Keywords : Lymphedema; Sensitivity; Responsiveness; Reliability; Validity; PROM; Questionnaire; Quality of life; Psychometric testing; lymfödem; Livskvalitet; psykometriska tester; reliabilitet; sensitivitet; validitet; responsiveness; enkät;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to develop a lymphedema-specific instrument for measuring health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and to evaluate how persons with lymphedema experience HRQoL. Lymphedema is defined as swelling in one or more parts of the body that is due to impaired lymph drainage and transport. READ MORE

  2. 2. Naprapathic manual therapy and other factors of importance for the prognosis of neck and back pain

    Author : Kari Paanalahti; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Introduction: Neck and back pain common health problems causing economic burden and individual suffering worldwide. Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to increase understanding of naprapathic manual therapy and other factors of potential importance for the prognosis of back and neck pain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving quality of life using mind-body therapies : the evaluation of a course intervention for personal self-awareness and development

    Author : Lotta Fernros; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Breathing exercises; complementary therapies; health promotion; holistic health; imagery; meditation; mind-body relations; movement- and psychophysiology; qi; quality of life; questionnaires;

    Abstract : The general aim of this research project was to conduct a research project in complementary alternative medicine (CAM), and to evaluate an unusual course method. Since 1985 a special training centre, founded by Bengt Stern at Vikbolandet outside Norrköping, has been holding courses in personal development, Meet Yourself stage 1 . READ MORE

  4. 4. Lymphoedema and Breast Cancer. A Physiotherapeutic Approach

    Author : Karin Johansson; Människan i rörelse: hälsa och rehabilitering; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cancer; onkologi; Cytologi; coping.; Cytology; oncology; cancerology; chronic disease; qualitative study; pneumatic compression; manual lymph drainage; compression therapy; BMI; workload; shoulder strength; shoulder mobility; Breast cancer; lymphoedema;

    Abstract : Ten percent of the female population in Sweden will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime, but only a minority will die from the disease. Arm lymph oedema is a well-known complication following breast cancer treatment and the incidence varies between about 10% when axillary node dissection is performed and about 40% when axillary radiotherapy is added. READ MORE