Search for dissertations about: "joint pain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 187 swedish dissertations containing the words joint pain.

  1. 1. Interventional pain management focused on zygapophysial joint pain : a health-economic evaluation

    Author : Johan Hambraeus; Lars Lindholm; Klas-Göran Sahlen; Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brännström; Roine Risto; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic pain; zygapophysial joint; radiofrequency coagulation; patient experience; health related quality of life; QALY; cost-effectiveness; rehabilitation; thematic analysis; empowerment; interventional pain management; rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine; anestesiologi; Anaesthesiology; health services research; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning;

    Abstract : The pain-system is a central mechanism in our life. Chronic pain is one of the major causes of impaired health-related quality of life according to the World Health Organization’s “Global Burden of Disease”-studies. Zygapophysial joint pain has been shown to account for the pain in 30% - 50% of patients with chronic pain. READ MORE

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

    Author : Anne Lindgren; Per Kristiansson; Thomas Torstensson; Uppsala universitet; []
    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

  3. 3. Pain and disability in the jaw and neck regions after whiplash trauma : a short- and long-term perspective

    Author : Ewa Lampa; Birgitta Häggman-Henrikson; Anders Wänman; Erik Nordh; Malin Ernberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Jaw pain; Neck Pain; Neck disability; Orofacial pain; Psychosocial factors; Temporomandibular disorders; TMD; Temporomandibular joint; TMJ; Whiplash injury; odontologi; Odontology;

    Abstract : Whiplash trauma, a hyperextension-flexion trauma to the neck that is often related to a car accident, affects tens of thousands in Sweden every year. A significant proportion will develop long-term symptoms including neck pain and dysfunction – this is embraced as Whiplash associated disorders (WAD). READ MORE

  4. 4. Periprosthetic Joint Infection : – prevention, diagnosis, and treatment

    Author : Hannah K. Eriksson; Stergios Lazarinis; Theofilos Karachalios; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Periprosthetic joint infection; PJI; Total hip arthroplasty; THA; Total knee arthroplasty; TKA; Total joint arthroplasty; TJA; Debridement antibiotics and implant retention; DAIR; Staphylococcus spp.; Coagulase-negative Staphylococci; Staphylococcus aureus;

    Abstract : Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a serious complication that may occur after total joint arthroplasty (TJA). In addition, PJI has a devastating impact on the patient's quality of life. Therefore, it is imperative to increase our knowledge of PJI prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Temporomandibular disorders : incidence, course, and risk factors

    Author : Susanna Marklund; Anders Wänman; Gunnar E Carlsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bruxism; dental occlusion; gender; headaches; longitudinal; myofascial pain; orofacial pain; prospective cohort; risk factors; spinal pain; temporomandibular joint; ODONTOLOGY; ODONTOLOGI;

    Abstract : Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) embrace pain and dysfunction in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and jaw muscles. TMD is a prevalent condition in the population and constitutes a significant health problem. READ MORE