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  1. The treatment of severe and rigid scoliosis is challenging. We developed a surgical strategy for severe and rigid scoliosis since 2014. This study aimed to retrospectively analyze the safety and efficacy of ap...

    Authors: Yang Jiao, Haining Tan, Erwei Feng, Zhen Wang, Youxi Lin, Junduo Zhao and Jianxiong Shen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:775
  2. Successfully surgically treating degenerative disc diseases can be challenging to the spine surgeons, the long-term outcome relies on both the physical and mental status of the patient before and after treatme...

    Authors: Adam Biczo, Ferenc Bereczki, Kristóf Koch, Peter Pal Varga and Aron Lazary
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:774
  3. Calcaneal spurs are described as bony outgrowths arising on medial calcaneal, where inappropriate footwear can promote disease progression.

    Authors: Ana Paula Ribeiro, Brenda Luciano de Souza and Silvia Maria Amado João
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:773
  4. Astronauts have a higher risk of cervical intervertebral disc herniation. Several mechanisms have been attributed as causative factors for this increased risk. However, most of the previous studies have examin...

    Authors: Daniel L. Belavy, Gabriele Armbrecht, Kirsten Albracht, Helena Brisby, Deborah Falla, Richard Scheuring, Roope Sovelius, Hans-Joachim Wilke, Kajsa Rennerfelt, Eduardo Martinez-Valdes, Michail Arvanitidis, Fabian Goell, Bjoern Braunstein, Svenja Kaczorowski, Vera Karner and Nitin Kumar Arora
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:772
  5. The Versus Arthritis Musculoskeletal Health Questionnaire (MSK-HQ) measures symptom severity and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of people with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. We aimed to test the psy...

    Authors: Áron Hölgyesi, Gyula Poór, Petra Baji, Zsombor Zrubka, Miklós Farkas, Ágota Dobos, László Gulácsi, Levente Kovács and Márta Péntek
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:771
  6. People with rheumatic diseases experience troublesome fluctuations in fatigue. Debated causes include pain, mood and inflammation. To determine the relationships between these potential causes, serial assessme...

    Authors: Katie L. Druce, David S. Gibson, Kevin McEleney, Belay B. Yimer, Stephanie Meleck, Ben James, Bruce Hellman, William G. Dixon and John McBeth
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:770
  7. To investigate the predictive value of the Singh index for the risk of InterTAN intramedullary fixation failure in elderly patients with intertrochanteric fracture to guide clinical treatment.

    Authors: Zhe Xu, Guang Tian, Chen Liu, Yangjiang Xie and Ruguo Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:769
  8. Near-falls should be detected to prevent falls related to the earlier ambulation after Total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The quadriceps weakness with femoral nerve block (FNB) has led to a focus on adductor canal...

    Authors: Yutaka Fujita, Hisashi Mera, Tatsunori Watanabe, Kenta Furutani, Haruna O. Kondo, Takao Wakai, Hiroyuki Kawashima and Akira Ogose
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:768
  9. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) was a fatal complication of knee arthroplasty. We had neglected the risk factors of preoperative DVT although patients undergoing knee arthroplasty were at high risk for VTE. This st...

    Authors: Wei Sun, Dongmei Ai, Yao Yao, Kewei Ren, Jun Lu, Huiqing Sun, Xiaotao Wu and Qing Jiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:767
  10. Locomotive syndrome (LS) is a condition in which mobility decreases, and it is known as a risk factor for elderly persons needing care in connection with sarcopenia and frailty. Prevention or delay of the onse...

    Authors: Misa Nakamura, Masakazu Imaoka, Hidetoshi Nakao, Mitsumasa Hida, Fumie Tazaki, Ryota Imai and Hiroshi Hashizume
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:766
  11. Graduated compression stocking (GCS) is one of the mechanical prophylaxes commonly used for deep vein thrombosis (DVT). The present study was designed to observe the effects of graduated compression stockings ...

    Authors: Tao Jiang, Kai Song, Yao Yao, Zaikai Zhuang, Ying Shen, Xinhua Li, Zhihong Xu and Qing Jiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:765
  12. Low transcondylar fractures (LTFs) of the distal humerus are relatively uncommon elbow injuries in elderly patients after low-energy injuries. Although there is still debate regarding the method of fixation, s...

    Authors: Sam-Guk Park and Hyun-Gyu Seok
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:764
  13. Prevention and early detection of injuries are essential in optimising sport participation and performance. The aim of this study is to investigate the epidemiology, athlete injury history, and competition wit...

    Authors: Takuya Adachi, Hiroki Katagiri, Jae-Sung An, Lars Engebretsen, Ukihide Tateishi, Yukihisa Saida, Hideyuki Koga, Kazuyoshi Yagishita, Kentaro Onishi and Bruce B. Forster
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:763
  14. Since the policy of “keeping trash off of the ground” in Taiwan, long-term exposure to repetitive motion in waste collection process results in high risk of upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders (UEMDs). T...

    Authors: Ching-Lan Yang, Wei-Ping Huang, Wen-Yu Lin, Po-Chang Tseng and Hsien-Wen Kuo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:762
  15. Despite anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) re-ruptures being common, research on patient experiences after knee trauma has primarily focused on the time after primary ACL reconstruction. Integrating qualitative ...

    Authors: Ramana Piussi, Ferid Krupic, David Sundemo, Eleonor Svantesson, Andreas Ivarsson, Urban Johnson, Kristian Samuelsson and Eric Hamrin Senorski
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:760
  16. It is unclear whether different anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) graft trajectories in the distal femur would have different effects on stress generated within the distal femur around the femoral tunnel during...

    Authors: Hyun-Soo Moon, Si Young Song, Ji Ung Oh and Young-Jin Seo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:759
  17. To evaluate the oncologic and functional results of scapular reconstruction after partial or total scapulectomy for chondrosarcoma.

    Authors: Xiao-Jun Yu, Qi-Kun Liu, Ying-Guang Wang, Shan-Xi Wang, Rui Lu, Hao-Ran Xu, Jun-Lai Wan and Hao Kang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:758
  18. High bone mass (HBM, BMD Z-score ≥  + 3.2) and cam morphology (bulging of lateral femoral head) are associated with greater odds of prevalent radiographic hip osteoarthritis (rHOA). As cam morphology is itself...

    Authors: B. E. Zucker, R. Ebsim, C. Lindner, S. Hardcastle, T. Cootes, J. H. Tobias, M. R. Whitehouse, C. L. Gregson, B. G. Faber and A. E. Hartley
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:757
  19. The aim of the present study was to compare the clinical efficacy of arthroscopic-assisted fixation using the Tight-rope system and clavicular hook plate fixation in the treatment of Neer IIB distal clavicle f...

    Authors: Si Nie, Hong-Bo Li, Li Hua, Zhi-Ming Tang and Min Lan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:756
  20. Urbanization and population aging may affect prevalence of chronic pain from various causes. This cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the prevalence of chronic musculoskeletal pain, including some subty...

    Authors: Keiko Yamada, Tomoko Fujii, Yasuhiko Kubota, Takaaki Ikeda, Masamichi Hanazato, Naoki Kondo, Ko Matsudaira and Katsunori Kondo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:755
  21. Post-injection paralysis (PIP) of the sciatic nerve is an iatrogenic paralysis that occurs after an intramuscular injection, with resultant foot deformity and disability. This study investigates the epidemiolo...

    Authors: Siyou Song, Moses Fisha Muhumuza, Norgrove Penny and Coleen S. Sabatini
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:754
  22. Corona virus infectious pandemic makes outdoors rehabilitation a potential hazard. Patient education to perform simple home-based exercises seems to be an interesting and sometimes a mandatory option. This stu...

    Authors: Mohammad Tahami, Arash Sharafat Vaziri, Mohammad Naghi Tahmasebi, Mohammad Amin Ahmadi, Armin Akbarzadeh and Fardis Vosoughi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:753
  23. An inclinometer smartphone application has been developed to enable the measurement of the angle of trunk inclination (ATI) to detect trunk surface asymmetry. The objective was to determine the reliability and...

    Authors: Marie Beauséjour, Delphine Aubin, Carole Fortin, Mohamed N’dongo Sangaré, Mathilde Carignan, Marjolaine Roy-Beaudry, Carolina Martinez, Nathalie Bourassa, Nathalie Jourdain, Philippe Labelle and Hubert Labelle
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:752
  24. Lateral column lengthening calcaneal osteotomy is a powerful procedure for correcting forefoot abduction in flatfoot deformity. However, it involves the risk of damaging articular facets of the subtalar joint....

    Authors: Jiajun Wu, Hua Liu and Can Xu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:751
  25. Implant subsidence is an undesirable effect after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF). We investigated the relation between the rate of implant subsidence and the ratio of the implant surface area t...

    Authors: Bartosz Godlewski, Adam Bebenek, Maciej Dominiak, Grzegorz Karpinski, Piotr Cieslik and Tomasz Pawelczyk
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:750
  26. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death and comorbidity worldwide. High blood pressure and resting heart rate are risk factors (or vital signs) critical to cardiovascular health, patient safety,...

    Authors: Agostino Faletra, Giuseppe Bellin, James Dunning, César Fernández-de-las-Peñas, Leonardo Pellicciari, Fabrizio Brindisino, Erasmo Galeno, Giacomo Rossettini, Filippo Maselli, Richard Severin and Firas Mourad
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:749
  27. In 2019, Germany had the highest rate of hip replacement surgery and the fourth highest rate of knee replacement surgery among more than 30 OECD countries. The age-standardised rates were estimated at 174 hip ...

    Authors: Tobias Bock, Ronja Flemming, Wiebke Schüttig, Anja Schramm, Martin B. Weigl and Leonie Sundmacher
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:747
  28. The quantifiable description of PPARγ expression pattern beside mechanistic in-vitro evidence will provide insights into the involvement of this mediator in tumor pathogenesis. This study is focused on illumin...

    Authors: Amir Reza Eghtedari, Mohammad Amin Vaezi, Banafsheh Safizadeh, Ghasem Ghasempour, Pegah Babaheidarian, Vahid Salimi and Masoumeh Tavakoli-Yaraki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:746
  29. In order to reduce the risk of infection with Sars-Cov-2, work practices have been shifted to the home office in many industries. The first surveys concerning this shift indicate an increase in musculoskeletal...

    Authors: Fabian Holzgreve, Christian Maurer-Grubinger, Laura Fraeulin, Juliane Bausch, David A. Groneberg and Daniela Ohlendorf
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:745
  30. Achilles tendinopathy is a complex injury and the clinical presentation spans multiple different domains: physical and psychological symptoms, lower extremity function and tendon structure. A conceptual model ...

    Authors: Haraldur B. Sigurðsson, Christian Couppé and Karin Grävare Silbernagel
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:744
  31. Patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) have significantly lower quality of life (QoL) than the general population. Holistic interventions addressing QoL comprise spa- or balneotherapy including radon. These...

    Authors: Antje van der Zee-Neuen, Victoria Strobl, Heidemarie Dobias, Julia Fuchs, Johannes Untner, Wolfgang Foisner, Martina Knapp, Sebastian Edtinger, Martin Offenbächer, Markus Ritter, Bertram Hölzl and Martin Gaisberger
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:743
  32. Standard procedure in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis is decompression to relieve the neural structures. Clinical results generally show superiority compared to nonoperative therapy after an observa...

    Authors: Dorothea Daentzer, Elina Venjakob, Jessica Schulz, Thorsten Schulze and Michael Schwarze
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:742
  33. The purpose of this study is to explore: 1) whether the extent of facet joint distraction affects functional outcomes following single-level anterior cervical disc replacement (ACDR) for cervical spondylotic r...

    Authors: Chunyi Yan, Hong Wang, Tingkui Wu, Chengyi Huang, Haimiti Abuduaini, Beiyu Wang and Hao Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:741
  34. In 2014, the novel orthopedic care program was established by the AOK health insurance fund in southern Germany to improve ambulatory care for patients with musculoskeletal disorders. The program offers extend...

    Authors: Angelina Müller, Olga A. Amberger, Anastasiya Glushan, Claudia Witte, Renate Klaaßen-Mielke, Burkhard Lembeck, Martin Beyer, Ferdinand M. Gerlach and Kateryna Karimova
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:740
  35. We report the clinical evaluation, quality of life and pain assessment in patients who had a femoral neck SPIRON endoprosthesis.

    Authors: Tomasz Stołtny, Bogdan Dugiełło, Michał Pyda, Jarosław Pasek, Dominika Rokicka, Marta Wróbel, Aleksander Augustyn, Daniel Spyrka, Michał Białek, Krzysztof Strojek and Bogdan Koczy
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:739
  36. Patient participation is highlighted as an important facilitator for patient-centered care. Patient participation organised as patient advisory boards (PABs) is an integral part of health care institutions in ...

    Authors: Joachim Sagen, Elin Børøsund, Ann Elisabeth Simonsen, Andreas Habberstad, Ingvild Kjeken, Hanne Dagfinrud and Rikke Helene Moe
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:738
  37. Cervical spine muscle weakness is well demonstrated in individuals with chronic neck pain. There is a lack of literature evaluating clinically applicable means of assessing isometric cervical strength in chron...

    Authors: Jeff Habberfield, Geoff Schneider, Kathryn Schneider, Sozina Katuli and Lee Olson
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:736
  38. Rapidly Destructive Osteoarthritis (RDOA) has been described for the hip and shoulder joints and is characterized by a quickly developing bone edema followed by extensive remodeling and joint destruction. Conf...

    Authors: Alice Baroncini, Pedro Berjano, Filippo Migliorini, Claudio Lamartina, Daniele Vanni and Stefano Boriani
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:735
  39. The quality of the paraspinal muscles has been recommended as a surrogate marker for the evaluation of the severity of the lumbar degenerative diseases (LDD). The purpose of this study is to determine the age-...

    Authors: Rufeng Huang, Fumin Pan, Chao Kong and Shibao Lu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:734
  40. Obesity is associated with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Weight loss, alongside exercise, is a recommended treatment for individuals with knee OA and overweight/obesity. However, many patients cannot access weight...

    Authors: Kim L. Bennell, Sarah E. Jones, Rana S. Hinman, Fiona McManus, Karen E. Lamb, Jonathan G. Quicke, Priya Sumithran, Jodie Prendergast, Elena S. George, Melanie A. Holden, Nadine E. Foster and Kim Allison
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:733
  41. The purpose of this study was to introduce the arthroscopic internal drainage with anterior-anteromedial approach for the treatment of popliteal cysts in children. To compare its clinical efficacy with open su...

    Authors: Chao You, Zhen Cheng, Yongjie Xia, Chao Deng and Yibiao Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:732
  42. To evaluate the sagittal parameters and clinical outcome of pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) combined with thoracolumbar kyphosis.

    Authors: Haopeng Luan, Kai Liu, Alafate Kahaer, Yao Wang, Weibin Sheng, Maierdan Maimaiti, Hailong Guo and Qiang Deng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:731
  43. This study was conducted to evaluate the performance of serum albumin (ALB), globulin (GLO), and albumin to globulin ratio (AGR) in the diagnosis of PJI and prediction of reinfection following reimplantation i...

    Authors: Haitao Zhang, Shuihua Xie, YiJin Li, Jiahao Li, Peng Deng, Huiliang Zeng, Houran Cao, Min Liu, Jie Li, Wenjun Feng, Pengcheng Ye, Yingjie Ge, Jianchun Zeng and Yirong Zeng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:730
  44. Restriction in foot and ankle joint range of motion, such as an ankle equinus, has been associated with increased plantar pressure and its complications. However, previous research is limited by its scope of m...

    Authors: Bonnie McNab, Sean Sadler, Sean Lanting and Vivienne Chuter
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:729
  45. To better understand biomechanical factors that affect intervertebral alignment throughout active therapeutic exercise, it is necessary to determine spinal kinematics when subjects perform spinal exercises. Th...

    Authors: Shyi-Kuen Wu, Han-Yu Chen, Jia-Yuan You, Jian-Guo Bau, Yu-Chen Lin and Li-Chieh Kuo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:728
  46. To evaluate whether digital pain extent is associated with an array of psychological factors such as optimism, pessimism, expectations of recovery, pain acceptance, and pain self-efficacy beliefs as well as to...

    Authors: Alejandro Luque-Suarez, Deborah Falla, Marco Barbero, Consolacion Pineda-Galan, Derboni Marco, Vincenzo Giuffrida and Javier Martinez-Calderon
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:727
  47. Demographic change entails an increasing incidence of fragility fractures. Dual-energy CT (DECT) with virtual non-calcium (VNCa) reconstructions has been introduced as a promising diagnostic method for evaluat...

    Authors: Jan-Peter Grunz, Lukas Sailer, Patricia Lang, Simone Schüle, Andreas Steven Kunz, Meinrad Beer and Carsten Hackenbroch
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:724

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