Search for dissertations about: "joint hypermobility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words joint hypermobility.

  1. 1. Pregnancy-related low back and pelvic girdle pain with reference to joint hypermobility and treatment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Anne Lindgren; Uppsala universitet.; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Finger joint laxity; Back pain; Pelvic girdle pain; Pregnancy; Postpartum; Injection; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Objectives: To explore if joint mobility, as a measure of connective tissue quality, could be a predictor for pregnancy-related low back pain after pregnancy and to evaluate local corticosteroid injection treatment in women with persistent pelvic girdle pain long after childbirth.Material and methods: To investigate joint mobility in relation to pain, 200 women were examined repeatedly from early pregnancy until three months after delivery. READ MORE

  2. 2. Generalized Joint Hypermobility and Specific Knee Laxity: Aspects of influence on the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injured Knee

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : David Sundemo; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anterior cruciate ligament; Knee injury; Knee laxity; Generalized joint hypermobility;

    Abstract : Injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most serious sports-related injuries, with significant short- and long-term morbidity. Generalized joint hypermobility (GJH) and specific knee laxity are factors that have been associated with an increased risk of ACL injury and inferior postoperative outcome, but the state of the evidence is unclear and the available information is limited. READ MORE

  3. 3. Musculoskeletal injuries and generalized joint laxity in ballet dancers

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Charlotte Leanderson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Aims: To examine the incidence and type of musculoskeletal injuries in classical ballet dancers, to analyse these injuries in relation to absence from performance, and to identify dancers at risk of frequent injuries in a Swedish professional ballet company (study I). To analyse spinal sagittal mobility and joint laxity in young Swedish ballet dancers in comparison with controls (study II). READ MORE

  4. 4. The impact of age and gender with respect to general joint laxity, shoulder joint laxity and rotation : A study of 9, 12 and 15 year old students

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Surgical Science

    Author : Anna Jansson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Competitive swimmers; drawer test; hypermobility; sulcus sign;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to study the natural development of general joint laxity, shoulder joint laxity and shoulder joint rotation in young students, and compare these to age-matched competitive swimmers to detect possible discrepancies between these groups. A further aim was to evaluate the clinical examination techniques used whether they correlate to each other in search of better understanding and interpretation of achieved measurement results. READ MORE

  5. 5. Living with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Britta Berglund; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ehlers-Danlos syndrome EDS ; functional health status; joint hypermobility; chronic pain; foot pain; skin disorders; connective tissue; acceptance of disability; sense of coherence.;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on how individuals with the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), an inherited connective-tissue disorder, experience and describe their daily lives with focus on physical and psychosocial problems. The syndrome primarily affects the skin, ligaments, joints and blood vessels and the symptoms in EDS vary from mild to more severe forms. READ MORE