Essays about: "Physical therapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 essays containing the words Physical therapy.

  1. 1. The Effects of Motor and Cognitive Secondary Tasks on Brain Activity and Gait Performance

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Nina-Madeleine Farmer; [2020]
    Keywords : dual task; secondary task; gait performance; brain activity; fNIRS; EEG; intervention; physiotherapy;

    Abstract : In everyday life, the ability to perform two tasks simultaneously, dual task, is an omnipresent issue. There are several factors that can limit an individual’s ability to dual task, such as neurological pathologies, or physical disabilities. READ MORE

  2. 2. DEVA : Treating Chroinic Leg Ulcers

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Birnur Sahin; [2020]
    Keywords : design; concept; coloplast; leg ulcers;

    Abstract : An ulcer is an open wound that remains unhealed even after weeks of treatment. These types of wounds require a long process of treatment due to other underlying health problems. Having an unhealing, painful and often infected wound decreases patients’ life quality significantly. READ MORE

  3. 3. ”Love and patience is most important” : A qualitative interview study about the views and experiences from physical therapists working with orphan children diagnosed with cerebral palsy in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Åsenlöf: Fysioterapi; Uppsala universitet/Åsenlöf: Fysioterapi

    Author : Kajsa Samuelson; Frida Lidén; [2020]
    Keywords : Cerebral palsy; Orphan children; Physical therapy; Social support; Love;

    Abstract : Background: Cerebral palsy (CP) is a diagnosis found worldwide. Literature indicates the importance of teaching families how to support the child. Orphan children are an exposed group and if the child also is diagnosed with CP the child is even more exposed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Being involved in the community:  A qualitative study of social inclusion for people with physical disabilities in Mexico

    University essay from Jönköping University/HHJ, Avd. för rehabilitering; Jönköping University/HHJ, Avd. för rehabilitering

    Author : Vilma Andersson; Alma Tidblom; [2020]
    Keywords : disability; inclusion; Mexico; occupational therapy; rehabilitation centre;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to describe participant experiences of how a rehabilitation centre can facilitate social inclusion for people with physical disabilities in Mexico. This research was a qualitative interview study with a semi-structured interview approach. Ten participants were recruited using purposive sampling. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hanging on by a thread : Confronting mental illness and manifesting love through embroidery

    University essay from Konstfack/Textil

    Author : Maja Bäckström; [2020]
    Keywords : embroidery; textile craft; occupational therapy; eating disorders; body image; love;

    Abstract : In this paper I investigate the emotional benefits of textile crafts in general and embroidery in particular. How can embroidery be used to express love and care for others? Can embroidery be used as a therapeutic tool? Using my own embroidery project Flower heart as a starting point, my research goes into craft as a manifestation of love, from handmade gifts in the 18th century to contemporary art, and crafting as a therapeutic medium, from rehabilitation of soldiers after WW1, to a recent study on 92 Finnish craft makers. READ MORE