Search for dissertations about: "pelvic girdle pain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words pelvic girdle pain.

  1. 1. Pelvic Girdle Pain and Lumbar Pain in relation to pregnancy

    Author : Annelie Gutke; Birgitta Öberg; Hans Christian Östgaard; Karin Harms-Ringdahl; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pelvic girdle pain; lumbar pain; pregnancy; health; functioning; postpartum depressive symptoms; low back pain; muscle function; gait; pregnancy-related; low back pain; course; predictors; recovery; persistent; muscle endurance; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : The prevalence of low back pain (LBP) is higher in pregnant women compared to women of the same age in a general population. Pregnancy-related LBP persists 6 years after pregnancy in 16% of women. Consequently, pregnancy represents a specific risk for LBP and persistent LBP. 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 : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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. Treatment Modalities for Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnant Women

    Author : Helen Elden; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pelvic girdle pain; pregnancy; acupuncture; non-penetrating sham acupuncture; stabilising exercises; randomised controlled trial.;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) affects about 20% of pregnant women. It causes great suffering for the individual and high costs for society. Persisting PGP have been reported in 10 to 75% three months after pregnancy and some women have also stated that PGP has been the beginning of a chronic condition. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain and its relation to muscle function

    Author : Jenny Sjödahl; Birgitta Öberg; Joanna Kvist; Annelie Gutke; Gunnevi Sundelin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Pregnancy-related lumbopelvic pain affects approximately 50% of all pregnant women. For the majority the pain disappears during the first  months after delivery; however, for a significant number of women, the pain is persistent, with little improvement for more than three months after delivery. READ MORE

  5. 5. Back pain post partum : Clinical and experimental studies

    Author : Lena Nilsson-Wikmar; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Activity limitations; back pain; kinematics; lifting; mobility; pain; pain provocation test; pelvic girdle pain; physiotherapy; pregnancy; post partum; rehabilitation; women;

    Abstract : Background: Half or more of pregnant women experience back pain at some time during pregnancy. Even though back pain exists post partum, it is not well documented and detailed studies concerning different back pain localisations, experiences of pain and activity abilities are scarce. READ MORE