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Table 4 Sensations causing joint awareness

From: What makes patients aware of their artificial knee joint?

Category No. patients % patients No. comments
Bodily sensations (total) 21 52.5 62
 Stiffness 6 15.0 10
 No feeling or numbness 4 10.0 7
 Limited flexibility 4 10.0 6
 Tightness / Pulling 4 10.0 7
 Swelling 4 10.0 8
 Strange or unpleasant feeling 3 7.5 4
 Cracking 2 5.0 4
 Heat and cold sensation 2 5.0 4
 Foreign Body Feeling 3 7.5 4
 No strength 2 5.0 3
 Rubbing 1 2.5 2
 Stinging 1 2.5 2
 Touch-sensitivity 1 2.5 1
Pain 18 45.0 34