Search for dissertations about: "multiple sclerosis physiotherapy"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words multiple sclerosis physiotherapy.

  1. 1. Impaired balance and fall risk in people with multiple sclerosis

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Anna Carling; Ylva Nilsagård; Anette Forsberg; Sverker Johansson; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Balance; exercise; falls; falls efficacy; gait; multiple sclerosis; next of kin; physiotherapy; qualitative research; randomized controlled trial;

    Abstract : The symptoms from the neurological disease multiple sclerosis vary from person to person and over time. Impaired balance is common in people with multiple sclerosis and can lead to falls. Fall frequency is high in people with multiple sclerosis, above 50%. Multiple sclerosis affects not only the person having the disease but also their next of kin. READ MORE

  2. 2. People with multiple sclerosis in Stockholm : Aspects of motor and cognitive function, activities of daily living and social/lifestyle activities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy and Elderly Care Research (NEUROTEC)

    Author : Ulrika Einarsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cognition; human activities; movement; multiple sclerosis; population; prevalence; walking;

    Abstract : No population-based, detailed data has been published regarding persons with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) in terms of cognitive function, manual dexterity, general motor capacity, walking capacity, activities of daily living (ADL) and social/lifestyle activities. In addition, there is a lack of knowledge about associations between cognitive function, manual dexterity, walking ability, socio-demographic factors and coping capacity; and independence in ADL and normal frequency of social/lifestyle activities in a population-based sample of PwMS. READ MORE