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‘Somebody stuck me in a bag of sand’: Lived experiences of the altered and uncomfortable body after stroke (2021)
Journal Article
Stott, H., Cramp, M., McClean, S., & Turton, A. (in press). ‘Somebody stuck me in a bag of sand’: Lived experiences of the altered and uncomfortable body after stroke. Clinical Rehabilitation, https://doi.org/10.1177/02692155211000740

Objective: This study explored stroke survivors’ experiences of altered body perception, whether these perceptions cause discomfort, and the need for clinical interventions to improve comfort. Design: A qualitative phenomenological study. Setting: Pa... Read More about ‘Somebody stuck me in a bag of sand’: Lived experiences of the altered and uncomfortable body after stroke.

Embodied perceptions of immobility after stroke (2020)
Book Chapter
Stott, H. (2020). Embodied perceptions of immobility after stroke. In Immobility and Medicine Exploring Stillness, Waiting and the In-Between (155-184). Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan

Introduction This chapter examines how immobility caused by neurological conditions may be experienced in chronic illness; examining how immobile bodily processes may limit the ability to enact psychological and social opportunities. Immobility i... Read More about Embodied perceptions of immobility after stroke.

Provision of first contact physiotherapy in primary care across the UK: A survey of the service (2020)
Journal Article
Halls, S., Thomas, R., Stott, H., Cupples, M. E., Kersten, P., Cramp, F., …Walsh, N. (2020). Provision of first contact physiotherapy in primary care across the UK: A survey of the service. Physiotherapy, 108, 2-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2020.04.005

Background: First Contact Physiotherapy (FCP) is an emerging model of care whereby a specialist physiotherapist located within general practice undertakes the first patient assessment, diagnosis and management without a prior GP consultation. Despite... Read More about Provision of first contact physiotherapy in primary care across the UK: A survey of the service.

Altered body perception and comfort after stroke: An embodied interpretive phenomenological analysis (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Stott, H., Cramp, M., McClean, S., & Turton, A. (2019). Altered body perception and comfort after stroke: An embodied interpretive phenomenological analysis. https://doi.org/10.1177/1609406918819362

Stroke can cause changes to how the body is perceived, and survivors often experience altered sense of limb position, movement, sensation, weight, awareness, and pain. However, there is little literature capturing experiential accounts of these chang... Read More about Altered body perception and comfort after stroke: An embodied interpretive phenomenological analysis.

Exploring altered body perception and comfort after stroke: An interpretive phenomenological analysis (2018)
Journal Article
Stott, H., Cramp, M., McClean, S., & Turton, A. (2018). Exploring altered body perception and comfort after stroke: An interpretive phenomenological analysis. Clinical Rehabilitation, 32(10), 1406-1417. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269215518784346

Background: After stroke, changes to body perception are common. However, little is known about what these disturbed perceptions feel like to the stroke survivor. This study took a phenomenological approach to explore experiences of altered body per... Read More about Exploring altered body perception and comfort after stroke: An interpretive phenomenological analysis.

Embodiment, altered perception and comfort after stroke
Thesis
Stott, H. (2019). Embodiment, altered perception and comfort after stroke. (Thesis). University of the West of England

After stroke, changes to body perception are common. However, little is known about what these disturbed perceptions feel like to the stroke survivor. This programme of work used embodiment theory to explore stroke survivors’ experiences of altered b... Read More about Embodiment, altered perception and comfort after stroke.