A meta-ethnography of patients experiences of chronic MSK pain

Toyne Francine, Kate Seers, Nick Allcock, Eloise Carr, Michelle Briggs, JoyAnn Andrews, Karen Barker

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The study helps us to understand the experience of people with chronic musculoskeletal pain as a constant adversarial struggle, which may distinguish it from other types of pain, and it opens up possibilities for therapies that aim to help a person to move forward alongside pain
Original languageEnglish
PublisherNational Institute for Health and Care Research
Commissioning bodyNational Institute for Health Research
Number of pages189
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013

Publication series

NameHealth Services and Delivery Research
ISSN (Print)2050-4349
ISSN (Electronic)2050-4357


  • musculoskeletal pain
  • patient experience
  • meta-ethnography
  • non-malignant


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