Tactile acuity is disrupted in osteoarthritis but is unrelated to disruptions in motor imagery performance.

  title={Tactile acuity is disrupted in osteoarthritis but is unrelated to disruptions in motor imagery performance.},
  author={Tasha R. Stanton and Chung‐Wei Christine Lin and Helen Bray and Rob Smeets and Deborah Taylor and R. Law and G. Lorimer Moseley},
  volume={52 8},
OBJECTIVE To determine whether tactile acuity is disrupted in people with knee OA and to determine whether tactile acuity, a clinical signature of primary sensory cortex representation, is related to motor imagery performance (MIP; evaluates working body schema) and pain. METHODS Experiment 1: two-point discrimination (TPD) threshold at the knee was compared between 20 participants with painful knee OA, 20 participants with arm pain and 20 healthy controls. Experiment 2: TPD threshold, MIP… 

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