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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. Studies on a treatment modality, somatosensory function, pain and psychological parameters
(The University of Bergen, 2009-03-20)
Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is characterized by long-term diffuse peripatellar and retropatellar localized pain in one or both knees, which worsens during walking uphill or downhill, squatting, kneeling, or prolonged ...
Classification and targeted treatment of patients with Non Specific Chronic Low Back Pain
(The University of Bergen, 2011-04-27)
Non-specific chronic low back pain (NSCLBP) disorders have proven highly resistant to change in spite of enormous resources directed at them. There is lack of evidence for single treatment interventions for patients with ...
Assessment of Pain in Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
(The University of Bergen, 2009-10-23)
Background: Pain measurement is a challenging task in most populations, but individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) display specific barriers to adequate pain evaluation, since they cannot ...
Short-term efficacy of physical interventions in osteoarthritic knee pain. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised placebo-controlled trials
(BioMed Central, 2007-06-22)
Background: Treatment efficacy of physical agents in osteoarthritis of the knee (OAK) pain has been largely unknown, and this systematic review was aimed at assessing their short-term efficacies for pain relief. Methods: ...
Change and Communication. Long-Term Norwegian PsychoMotor Physiotherapy Treatment for Patients with Chronic Muscle Pain
(The University of Bergen, 2010-09-01)
The aim of the present thesis is to enhance knowledge of processes of change and communication during long-term Norwegian PsychoMotor Physiotherapy (NPMP) treatments for patients with chronic muscle pain located to back ...
Long-term symptoms in dizzy patients examined in a university clinic
(BioMed Central, 2009-05-16)
Background: The long-term course of dizziness was investigated combining medical chart and survey data. The survey was undertaken median (interquartile range (IQR)) 4.6 (4.3) years after the initial medical examination. Methods: ...
Psychometric properties of the Vertigo symptom scale – Short form
(BioMed Central, 2008-03-27)
Background The aim of the study was to examine the psychometric properties of the Vertigo symptom scale – short form (VSS-SF), a condition-specific measure of dizziness, following translation of the scale into ...
Methodological considerations of clinical studies on low back pain
(The University of Bergen, 2001)
Dysleksi og motorikk : en undersøkelse av motoriske vansker hos barn med dysleksi
(The University of Bergen, 2003)
Movement competence plays an important role in a child’s development. Motor difficulties seem often to appear in parallel with dyslexia in children, according to both the literature and professionals working with these ...
Assessment of pain in patients with dementia. Development of a staff-administered behavioural pain assessment tool
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-12)
Aims: The aim of this thesis is to develop a staff-administered behavioural pain assessment tool for older persons with dementia, to test the instrument with respect to reliability and validity, and to use it in the ...