Search for dissertations about: "neurological physiotherapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words neurological physiotherapy.

  1. 1. Hand function in children and in persons with neurological disorders aspects of movement control and evaluation of measurements

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för samhällsmedicin och rehabilitering

    Author : Elisabeth Svensson; Charlotte Häger-Ross; Birgitta Lindmark; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cerebellum; disability; hand function; hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies; latency; motor control; reactive control; reproducibility; sensation; strength; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Hand function is of great importance in the many daily activities that require well-coordinated hand and arm movements. Measurement of hand function is an essential element in the rehabilitation process, in order to facilitate medical diagnosis and determine developmental stages, functional levels, and the efficacy of treatment interventions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Biomechanical and neural aspects of eccentric and concentric muscle performance in stroke subjects Implications for resistance training

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mattias Hedlund; Britta Lindström; Peter Sojka; Ronnie Lundström; Carl-Johan Olsson; Jan Lexell; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fMRI; Isokinetic; Motor imagery; Muscular strength; Resistance training; Neurological rehabilitation;

    Abstract : Muscle weakness is one of the major causes of post-stroke disability. Stroke rehabilitation programs now often incorporate the same type of resistance training that is used for healthy subjects; however, the training effects induced from these training strategies are often limited for stroke patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Neck disability in patients with cervical radiculopathy and evaluation of structured postoperative physiotherapy

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Johanna Wibault; Anneli Peolsson; Åsa Dedering; Håkan Löfgren; Birgitta Öberg; Martin Björklund; [2015]

    Abstract : Non-surgical and surgical approaches to treatment are used in patients with cervical radiculopathy (CR) due to disc disease. Overall, good effects of surgery have been reported on arm pain and neurological symptoms. However, the effects on neck functioning are more uncertain. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cervical Radiculopathy. Effects of Surgery, Physiotherapy or Cervical Collar. A prospective, randomised study

    University dissertation from Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Lund University Hospital, 221 85 LUND, Sweden

    Author : Liselott Persson; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; headache.; posturography; neck mobility; strength; SIP; randomised trial; cervical collar; physiotherapy; anterior cervical fusion; Cervical radiculopathy; neck pain; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurologi; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi;

    Abstract : The efficacy of surgery, physiotherapy or a cervical collar in the treatment of chronic cervicobrachial pain of radicular origin was evaluated in a prospective, randomised study comprising 81 patients of both sexes, 28-64 years of age, referred for possible neurosurgical treatment. After neurological and radiological examination and giving their informed consent, they were randomised to one of the three treatments. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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