Sökning: "orthoses"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 12 avhandlingar innehållade ordet orthoses.

  1. 1. Dynamic ankle-foot orthoses in children with spastic diplegia : interview and experimental studies

    Författare :Annika Näslund; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Sammanfattning : Dynamic ankle-foot orthosis (DAFO) is a thin supra malleolar orthosis used as a compliment to the total treatment program in children with cerebral palsy (CP) in order to facilitate function in sitting, standing and walking. The DAFO keeps the foot in a functional position and is said to provide the child with proprioceptive feedback for balance- and postural control. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Achilles tendon loading and deformation during rehabilitation and use of ankle foot orthoses

    Författare :Åsa Fröberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Achilles tendon rupture is a common injury which most often affects otherwise healthy individuals and which causes long periods of rehabilitation with absence from work and sport activities and frequently sequele with reduced calf muscle performance. The aim of this thesis is to improve understanding of how injury affects the function of the Achilles tendon, and to functionally evaluate different designs of ankle foot orthoses used during rehabilitation after an Achilles tendon rupture. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Walking, orthoses and health-related quality of life in children with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita

    Författare :Marie Eriksson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC) describes the presence of multiple joint contractures at birth. Muscle weakness is often associated with the joint contractures, and orthoses are often used to enable or facilitate ambulation. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Ambulation in persons with myelomeningocele

    Författare :Åsa Bartonek; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Ambulation - Myelomeningocele - Orthoses- Energy expenditure;

    Sammanfattning : The aim was to study ambulatory function in persons with myelomeningocele. Different systems used to classify the extent of motor paresis were compared. The classification according to five commonly used systems showed a lack of congruence in classes L3 level and downward. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Patient education and foot disability in juvenile idiopathic arthritis : A physiotherapy perspective

    Författare :Marie André; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Clinical trials; education program; foot orthoses; juvenile idiopathic arthritis; physical therapy; reliability; validity; questionnaire;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (RA) influences the child in different aspects and needs multi-professional treatment. Physical therapists' major goal is to maintain or increase physical activity, e.g. with education programs and custom-made foot orthoses. LÄS MER