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  1. Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is considered one of the main causes of hip osteoarthritis in young adults, especially in athletes. In recent years, morphological changes in FAI in the hip have been linked ...

    Authors: Rafael Arriaza, Miguel Saavedra-García, Alvaro Arriaza, Antonio Cruz-Cámara, Manuel Leyes, Luis Cerezal and Antonio Maestro
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:166
  2. Osteoporosis involves changes to bones that makes them prone to fracture. The most common osteoporotic fracture is vertebral, in which one or more spinal vertebrae collapse. People with vertebral fracture are ...

    Authors: Sarah E. Bennett, Rachael Gooberman-Hill, Emma M. Clark, Zoe Paskins, Nicola Walsh and Sarah Drew
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:165
  3. Knee osteoarthritis is severe progressive and most commonly diagnosed articular disease and its incidence is increasing around the world depending on age. This pathologic condition which limits daily activity ...

    Authors: Selim Safali, Erkan Sabri Ertaş, Ali Özdemir and Deniz Cataklı
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:164
  4. There is a controversy on the effectiveness of post-operating splinting in patients with carpal tunnel release (CTR) surgery. This study aimed to systematically evaluate various outcomes regarding the effectiv...

    Authors: Uchenna I. Peter-Okaka, Samira Shiri, Oluwafemi Owodunni, Seyed Reza Bagheri, Amir Jalilian, Cynthia Uzoukwu, Sonia Eden and Ehsan Alimohammadi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:163
  5. We aimed to explore the relationship between bone mineral density (BMD), bone metabolism markers, and blood lipid-related indicators, body mass index (BMI) in elderly individuals.

    Authors: Hao Han, Ran Li, Dongming Fu, Hongyou Zhou, Zihao Zhan, Yi’ang Wu and Bin Meng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:162
  6. Percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic decompression (PTED) is an ideal minimally invasive decompression technique for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) with degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis (...

    Authors: Rongbo Yu, Xiaokang Cheng and Bin Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:161
  7. The safety and efficacy of two-stage revision for culture-negative PJI remain controversial. This study analyzed outcomes after two-stage revision in patients with culture-negative and culture-positive peripro...

    Authors: Hanpeng Lu, Wenqi Wang, Hong Xu, Kai Zhou and Zongke Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:160
  8. Low bone mineral density affects 53% of women over age 65 in the US, yet many are unaware and remain untreated. Underdiagnosis of forearm osteoporosis and related fragility fractures represent missed warning s...

    Authors: Alana O’Mara, Faes Kerkhof, Deborah Kenney, Nicole Segovia, Paige Asbell and Amy L. Ladd
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:159
  9. One of the major contributors to disability in Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) patients is weakness in the Quadriceps Femoris muscle. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) has been used in rehabilitation for p...

    Authors: Azar Moezy, Soheila Masoudi, Ahmad Nazari and Arezoo Abasi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:158
  10. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is a common orthopedic injury, occurring in roughly 68.6 per 100,000 persons annually, with the primary treatment option being ACL reconstruction. However, debate remai...

    Authors: Mason Garcia, Kaveh Momenzadah, Mohammad Javad Shariyate, Nadim Kheir, Mohammad Khak, Juan B Villarreal, Mohammadreza Abbasian, Alexandra F Flaherty, Philip Hanna, Arun Ramappa, Nikolaos K Paschos and Ara Nazarian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:157
  11. Osteofibrous dysplasia (OFD) occurs most frequently in the tibia and may result in deformity and pathological fracture. Surgical treatment such as curettage or segment excision has been performed but remains c...

    Authors: Yanhui Jing, Zhiqiang Zhang, Yueqiang Mo, Dahui Wang, Chunxing Wu and Bo Ning
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:156
  12. The optimal agent for thromboprophylaxis following arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) remains unclear, particularly in patients with a low baseline risk for venous thromboembolism (V...

    Authors: Hamidreza Yazdi, Arvin Eslami, Ali Torkaman, Omid Elahifar, Amir Kasaeian, Shaya Alimoghadam, Rojina Alimoghadam and Mansour Abolghasemian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:154
  13. Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a severe complication of joint arthroplasty that causes significant pain and economic loss. This study aimed to determine whether the current evidence supports single-st...

    Authors: Yong Zhao, Shaohua Fan, Zhangfu Wang, Xueli Yan and Hua Luo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:153
  14. Pedicle screw and lamina hook (PSLH) technique is an effective and popular method for direct pars repair of lumbar spondylolysis. There is a lack of studies to explore factors that may influence the healing of...

    Authors: Xinhu Guo, Zhuofu Li, Zhaoqing Guo and Weishi Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:152
  15. To date, there are no studies in the literature that define the internal structure of the Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia (TSK) in patients with chronic neck pain based on factorial analysis. As such, we aimed t...

    Authors: Letícia Padilha Mendes, Cid André Fidelis-de-Paula-Gomes, André Pontes-Silva, Felipe Souza Barreto, Jocassia Silva Pinheiro, Aron Charles Barbosa da Silva, Flávio de Oliveira Pires, Plinio da Cunha Leal, Mariana Arias Avila and Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:151
  16. The Bernese Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO) has become a popular surgery for fixing development dysplasia of the hip, yet the most common concerns of the PAO population remains ambiguous. The aim of this study ...

    Authors: John M. Gaddis, Bretton Laboret, Ryan Bialaszewski, Elizabeth Bergman, Jenny LaCross, Edward Mulligan and Joel Wells
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:150
  17. Cortico-Steroid Injections (CSI) are commonly used to treat patients with Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS) but it is unclear which patients will experience improvements in pain.

    Authors: Ben Foxcroft, Gareth Stephens, Tim Woodhead and Colin Ayre
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:149
  18. Current treatment concepts for simple elbow dislocation involve conservative and surgical approaches. The aim of this systematic review was to identify the superiority of one treatment strategy over the other ...

    Authors: Franziska Lioba Breulmann, Sebastian Lappen, Yannick Ehmann, Martin Bischofreiter, Lucca Lacheta and Sebastian Siebenlist
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:148
  19. This study aimed to investigate work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs), occupational stress, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL); identify the factors that affect HRQoL; and investigate the mode...

    Authors: Soo Jeong and Byoung-Hee Lee
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:147
  20. Dysferlinopathy is a phenotypically heterogeneous group of hereditary diseases caused by mutations in the DYSF gene. Early contractures are considered rare, and rigid spine syndrome in dysferlinopathy has been pr...

    Authors: Sergey N. Bardakov, Angelina A. Titova, Sergey S. Nikitin, Valentin Nikitins, Margarita O. Sokolova, Vadim A. Tsargush, Elena A. Yuhno, Oleg V. Vetrovoj, Pierre G. Carlier, Yana V. Sofronova, Аrtur А. Isaev and Roman V. Deev
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:146
  21. Frozen shoulder is a common medical condition, but the ideal therapeutic method is yet to be determined. Our aim was to analyze the pain-relieving effect of different treatment options used for the management ...

    Authors: Gábor Skaliczki, Krisztián Kovács, Imre Antal, Imre Sallai, Beáta Kovács, Zoltán Nyőgér, Áron Géresi, Balázs Kiss and Anna Várnagy
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:145
  22. Investigation of the association between leg axis alignment and biochemical MRI in young professional soccer players in order to identify a potential influence of the leg axis on cartilage regions at risk.

    Authors: D. Dalos, P. R. Marshall, M. Lissy, K. J. Maas, F. O. Henes, M. G. Kaul, H. Kleinertz, J. Frings, M. Krause, K. H. Frosch and G. H. Welsch
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:144
  23. Elderly patients with hip fracture who develop perioperative acute heart failure (AHF) have a poor prognosis. The aim of the present study is to investigate the potential risks of AHF in elderly hip-fracture p...

    Authors: Wei Zhao, Mingming Fu, Zhiqian Wang and Zhiyong Hou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:143
  24. This study aims to compare the clinical outcomes and safety of a novel hand-held retractor system-assisted Wiltse TLIF with that P-TLIF and assess whether this hand-held retractor system assisted Wiltse TLIF c...

    Authors: Xing Shen, Fu Tao Li, Yong Quan Cheng, Ming Hui Zheng, Xin Qiang Yao, Hai Ming Wang, Jian Ting Chen and Hui Jiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:142
  25. Anemia is a common complication of total hip arthroplasty (THA). In this study, we evaluated the preoperative risk factors for postoperative anemia after THA and developed a nomogram model based on related pre...

    Authors: Xiang Li, Hong-yang Jiang, Yong-jie Zhao, Si-zhuo Liu and Ling-xiao Pan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:141
  26. Quantitative sensory testing (QST) offers information regarding underlying mechanisms contributing to chronic pain (CP) in adults with musculoskeletal disorders. This review examined the use of QST measures in...

    Authors: Orla Deegan, Brona M Fullen, Ricardo Segurado and Catherine Doody
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:140
  27. Nail-patella syndrome (NPS) is a rare autosomal dominant disorder that is characterized by dysplasia of the nails, hypoplasia and/or dislocation of the patella and the presence of iliac horns. Using the CARE g...

    Authors: Kazuya Matsumoto, Yoshinori Matsumoto, Shoichi Nawachi, Yosuke Asano, Yu Katayama, Yoshia Miyawaki, Takayuki Katsuyama, Eri Katsuyama, Yoshihisa Nasu, Ken-Ei Sada and Jun Wada
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:139
  28. Hip osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of chronic pain and disability worldwide. Self-management is vital with education, exercise and weight loss core recommended treatments. However, evidence-practice ga...

    Authors: Kim L. Bennell, Catherine Keating, Belinda Lawford, Bridget Graham, Michelle Hall, Julie A. Simpson, Fiona McManus, Brinley Hosking, Priya Sumithran, Anthony Harris, Maame Esi Woode, Jill J. Francis, Jennifer Marlow, Sharon Poh and Rana S. Hinman
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:138
  29. Increasing evidence suggests an association between Modic changes (MC) and subclinical infection and inflammatory reactions. However, the relationship between preoperative MC and surgical site infection (SSI) ...

    Authors: Yanhang Liu, Qian Chen, Yueran Wang and Jiangtao He
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:137
  30. Whether there is a difference in harvesting the semitendinosus tendon alone (S) or in combination with the gracilis tendon (SG) for the recovery of knee flexor strength after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) r...

    Authors: Angelo Matteucci, Johan Högberg, Ramana Piussi, Mathias Wernbom, Edoardo Franceschetti, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Kristian Samuelsson, Johan Lövgren and Eric Hamrin Senorski
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:136
  31. Over the past years, the field of prosthetics and orthotics has seen incredible innovations that used to be perceived as science fiction. This editorial aims to shed light on such exciting developments, explor...

    Authors: Gabriel Moisan and Christina Zong-Hao Ma
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:135
  32. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between femoral neck fractures and sarcopenia.

    Authors: Akihito Suto, Kengo Fujii, Takushi Nakatani, Kaishi Ogawa, Takumi Ichihara, Sayori Li, Kosuke Sato, Kousei Miura, Toru Funayama and Masashi Yamazaki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:132
  33. Malignant femoral soft tissue tumors are occasionally resected together with the femoral nerves, but this can cause loss of knee extensor muscle activity. To the best of our knowledge, no previous reports have...

    Authors: Yuta Kubota, Yuta Tsubouchi, Masaya Anan, Masanori Kawano, Tatsuya Iwasaki, Ichiro Itonaga, Shinichi Ikeda, Masashi Kataoka, Hiroshi Tsumura, Nobuhiro Kaku and Kazuhiro Tanaka
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:131
  34. Observational studies have suggested that type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM2) is a potentially modifiable risk factor for lower BMD, but the causal relationship is unclear. This study aimed to examine whether the a...

    Authors: Jianbin Guan, Tao Liu, Hao Chen and Kaitan Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:130
  35. Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) procedures are considered to be more technically demanding than conventional total knee arthroplasty (TKA), requiring a longer learning curve and more expert surgical s...

    Authors: Riccardo D’Ambrosi, Danko Dan Milinkovic, Filippo Migliorini, Ilaria Mariani, Nicola Ursino and Timothy Hewett
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:128
  36. To Investigate the value of 3D printed guide-assisted percutaneous management of minimally displaced scaphoid waist fractures(Herbert’s B2) with delayed diagnosis or presentation.

    Authors: Cunmin Rong, Qinglin Zhang, Shaobo Zhu, Guanghui Zhang, Junhao Zeng, Qingluan Han and Yang Guo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:127
  37. In metaphyseo-diaphyseal (M-D) mismatched Dorr A femurs, it is difficult to achieve proper fixation with a type 1 stem. Proper interpretation of the geometry of the femur is integral at the preoperative stage ...

    Authors: Han Jin Lee, Hong Seok Kim and Jeong Joon Yoo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:124
  38. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of four different doses of verapamil on the mechanical behaviors of solid and the characteristics of fluid flow in cancellous bone of distal femur of ty...

    Authors: Xiaodan Wu, He Gong and Xiaorong Hu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:123
  39. End-stage osteoarthritis of the knee (OAK) is often treated by total knee arthroplasty (TKA). This intervention can significantly improve quality of life. However, many patients are dissatisfied with the outco...

    Authors: Nicole Schemmel, Lydia Ulrich, Julia Lauberger, Anke Steckelberg and Julia Lühnen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:120
  40. Several factors might be associated with risk of dislocating following uncemented hemiarthroplasty (HA) due to femoral neck fracture (FNF). Current evidence is limited with great variance in reported incidence...

    Authors: Britt Aaen Olesen, Susanne Faurholt Närhi, Thomas Giver Jensen, Søren Overgaard, Henrik Palm and Michala Skovlund Sørensen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:119
  41. Intervertebral disc calcification (IDC) combined with calcification in children has been sporadically reported, while ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) in the cervical spine in pediatr...

    Authors: Cheng Ye, Mingliang Shi, Dong Xie, Hao Wu, Qing Chen and Lili Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:118
  42. Hip dysplasia is a condition where the acetabulum is too shallow to support the femoral head and is commonly considered a risk factor for hip osteoarthritis. The objective of this study was to develop a deep l...

    Authors: Martin Magnéli, Alireza Borjali, Eiji Takahashi, Michael Axenhus, Henrik Malchau, Orhun K. Moratoglu and Kartik M. Varadarajan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:117

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