Anna Ilona Rajala is a physiotherapist finishing her philosophy PhD at the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics, School of Humanities, University of Brighton, where she also teaches part-time. Anna is interested broadly in healthcare, critical philosophy and humanities. Her current research interests include theories of recognition, the body, dialectics, medical humanities, Shakespeare, and Frankfurt School critical theory. Her peerreviewed publications include a book chapter “On the value of embodied long-term care” written in Finnish. She also writes a regular column for the Finnish Association of Physiotherapists.