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Human Studies

2020 Dec 08

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken)

“It’s not my knee” – understanding ongoing pain and discomfort after total knee replacement through (re)embodiment.


Moore A, Eccleston C, Gooberman-Hill R
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020 Dec 08.
PMID: 33290640.


Up to 20% of people who undergo total knee replacement surgery have ongoing pain and discomfort. The aim of this study was to understand what role the concepts of embodiment (of both having a body and experiencing the world through one's body) and incorporation (integrating something into one's body) might have in understanding experiences of pain and discomfort after total knee replacement.