Carina A Thorstensson

Summary

Affiliation: Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Is knee osteoarthritis a symmetrical disease? Analysis of a 12 year prospective cohort study
    Andrew J Metcalfe
    School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3XQ, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:153. 2012
  2. pmc Help-seeking behaviour among people living with chronic hip or knee pain in the community
    Carina A Thorstensson
    Research and Development Centre, Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Oskarström, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:153. 2009
  3. pmc Choosing surgery: patients' preferences within a trial of treatments for anterior cruciate ligament injury. A qualitative study
    Carina A Thorstensson
    Department of Research and Development, Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Oskarström, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:100. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Natural course of knee osteoarthritis in middle-aged subjects with knee pain: 12-year follow-up using clinical and radiographic criteria
    C A Thorstensson
    Research and Development Centre, Spenshult, S 313 92 Oskarström, Sweden
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:1890-3. 2009
  5. pmc Cooperation between gatekeepers in sickness insurance - the perspective of social insurance officers. A qualitative study
    Carina A Thorstensson
    The MORSE project Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Department of Orthopedics, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:231. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of eight weeks of exercise on knee adduction moment in early knee osteoarthritis--a pilot study
    C A Thorstensson
    Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Halmstad, Sweden Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Sweden
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 15:1163-70. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint How do middle-aged patients conceive exercise as a form of treatment for knee osteoarthritis?
    Carina A Thorstensson
    Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Halmstead, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 28:51-9. 2006
  8. pmc Six-week high-intensity exercise program for middle-aged patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN20244858]
    Carina A Thorstensson
    Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Halmstad, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:27. 2005
  9. pmc Reduced functional performance in the lower extremity predicted radiographic knee osteoarthritis five years later
    C A Thorstensson
    Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Oskarström, Sweden
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:402-7. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Risk of sick leave and disability pension in working-age women and men with knee osteoarthritis
    Jenny Hubertsson
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Sweden
    Ann Rheum Dis 72:401-5. 2013

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Is knee osteoarthritis a symmetrical disease? Analysis of a 12 year prospective cohort study
    Andrew J Metcalfe
    School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3XQ, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:153. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to document the development of bilateral knee osteoarthritis over a 12 year period using a middle-aged population-based cohort with knee pain at inclusion...
  2. pmc Help-seeking behaviour among people living with chronic hip or knee pain in the community
    Carina A Thorstensson
    Research and Development Centre, Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Oskarström, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:153. 2009
    ..This study explores the importance of several potential risk factors on help seeking across different practitioner groups, among adults living with chronic hip or knee pain in a large community sample...
  3. pmc Choosing surgery: patients' preferences within a trial of treatments for anterior cruciate ligament injury. A qualitative study
    Carina A Thorstensson
    Department of Research and Development, Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Oskarström, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:100. 2009
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  4. doi request reprint Natural course of knee osteoarthritis in middle-aged subjects with knee pain: 12-year follow-up using clinical and radiographic criteria
    C A Thorstensson
    Research and Development Centre, Spenshult, S 313 92 Oskarström, Sweden
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:1890-3. 2009
    ..To explore the natural course of knee osteoarthritis (OA) in a middle-aged population with chronic knee pain...
  5. pmc Cooperation between gatekeepers in sickness insurance - the perspective of social insurance officers. A qualitative study
    Carina A Thorstensson
    The MORSE project Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Department of Orthopedics, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:231. 2008
    ..Objective was to describe variations in how social insurance officers conceive the cooperation with the health care in their daily work with sick leave...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of eight weeks of exercise on knee adduction moment in early knee osteoarthritis--a pilot study
    C A Thorstensson
    Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Halmstad, Sweden Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Sweden
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 15:1163-70. 2007
    ..Exercise is an important treatment of knee OA, but the effect on joint load has not been determined. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of exercise on knee adduction moment during one-leg rise and gait...
  7. ncbi request reprint How do middle-aged patients conceive exercise as a form of treatment for knee osteoarthritis?
    Carina A Thorstensson
    Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Halmstead, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 28:51-9. 2006
    ..To describe conceptions, as registered by a semi-structured interview, of exercise as treatment among sixteen middle-aged patients with moderate to severe knee osteoarthritis...
  8. pmc Six-week high-intensity exercise program for middle-aged patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN20244858]
    Carina A Thorstensson
    Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Halmstad, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:27. 2005
    ..Subjects in this study were middle-aged with symptomatic and definite radiographic knee osteoarthritis. The aim was to test the effects of a short-term, high-intensity exercise program on self-reported pain, function and quality of life...
  9. pmc Reduced functional performance in the lower extremity predicted radiographic knee osteoarthritis five years later
    C A Thorstensson
    Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Oskarström, Sweden
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:402-7. 2004
    ..Reduced quadriceps strength is an early finding in subjects with knee osteoarthritis, but it is not clear whether it is a cause or a consequence of knee osteoarthritis...
  10. doi request reprint Risk of sick leave and disability pension in working-age women and men with knee osteoarthritis
    Jenny Hubertsson
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Sweden
    Ann Rheum Dis 72:401-5. 2013
    ..To investigate sick leave and disability pension in working-age subjects with knee osteoarthritis (OA) compared with the general population...
  11. pmc Serum levels of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) increase temporarily after physical exercise in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Maria L E Andersson
    Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Halmstad, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:98. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study was to monitor serum levels of COMP during a randomised controlled trial of physical exercise vs. standardised rest in individuals with symptomatic and radiographic knee OA...
  12. pmc Sickness absence in musculoskeletal disorders - patients' experiences of interactions with the social insurance agency and health care. A qualitative study
    Jenny Hubertsson
    Musculoskeletal Sciences, Dept of Orthopedics, Skane University Hospital, 221 85 Lund, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Lund Sweden
    BMC Public Health 11:107. 2011
    ....