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Human Studies

2022 Sep 30

Brain Sci



“My Hand Is Different”: Altered Body Perception in Stroke Survivors with Chronic Pain.


Haslam BS, Butler DS, Moseley LG, Kim AS, Carey LM
Brain Sci. 2022 Sep 30; 12(10).
PMID: 36291266.


Chronic pain and body perception disturbance are common following stroke. It is possible that an interaction exists between pain and body perception disturbance, and that a change in one may influence the other. We therefore investigated the presence of body perception disturbance in individuals with stroke, aiming to determine if a perceived change in hand size contralateral to the stroke lesion is more common in those with chronic pain than in those without.