Search for dissertations about: "physiotherapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 277 swedish dissertations containing the word physiotherapy.

  1. 1. Multidimensional Aspects of Dystonia : Description and Physiotherapy Management

    Author : Lena Zetterberg; Birgitta Lindmark; Sten-Magnus Aquilonius; Britta Lindström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; disability; dystonia; health; movement analysis; physiotherapy; quality of life; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall aim of this research was to increase the knowledge about dystonia by identifying factors that influence self-reported quality of life and health in this disorder and to determine what factors predict disability. A further aim was to develop an objective outcome measure for quantifying the movement dysfunction in cervical dystonia (CD) and evaluate effects of physiotherapy. READ MORE

  2. 2. The meaning of physiotherapy : experiences of parents of young adults with impairment

    Author : Lilly Ekenberg; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to increase the understanding of the meaning of physiotherapy when fathering and mothering a child with impairment. The research has been focused on parents’ experiences of their participation in physiotherapy training of their child. READ MORE

  3. 3. Persistent musculoskeletal pain : A web-based activity programme for behaviour change, does it work? Expectations and experiences of the physiotherapy treatment process

    Author : Tommy Calner; Peter Michaelson; Lars Nyberg; Gunvor Gard; Anneli Peolsson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; behaviour change; expectations; experiences; feasibility; multimodal intervention; musculoskeletal pain; pain management; physiotherapy; qualitative content analysis; single subject experimental design; web-based intervention; work ability; Physiotherapy; Fysioterapi;

    Abstract : This thesis concerned persons with persistent musculoskeletal pain in primary health care and had three aims. The first aim was to evaluate the effects of a web-based programme for behaviour change. The second aim was to create and evaluate a multimodal intervention. READ MORE

  4. 4. Self-management of Persistent Neck Pain : A Multi-component Group Intervention in Primary Health Care

    Author : Catharina Gustavsson; Eva Denison; Lena von Koch; Per Lindberg; Christina Opava; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; coping; neck pain; physiotherapy; predictors; randomized controlled trial; self-assessment questionnaire; self-management; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate effects of a multi-component pain and stress self-management group intervention (PASS) and to explore plausible predictors associated with short-term and long-term treatment effects among patients with persistent tension-type neck pain in primary health care (PHC). Study I was a pilot study in order to explore feasibility of the study design and methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Chronic Pelvic Pain Persisting after Childbirth : Diagnosis and Implications for Treatment

    Author : Thomas Torstensson; Per Kristiansson; Margaretha Eriksson; Siv Mørkved; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic pelvic pain; corticosteroid; injection; pain mapping; pelvic pain; physical function; physiotherapy; pregnancy; randomised controlled trial; referred pain; sensitisation; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Objectives: To explore the pain mechanism and the origin of the pain and to evaluate a short-term pain relief treatment in women suffering from CPP persisting after childbirth in order to enable physiotherapeutic intervention.Material and methods: Thirty-six parous women with chronic pelvic pain persisting after childbirth were recruited at the Department of Physiotherapy, SundsvallHospital and by advertisements in newspapers and 29 parous women without chronic pelvic pain were recruited from an organized gynaecological screening at a midwifery surgery. READ MORE