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  1. Physical activity and a healthy lifestyle are crucial factors for delaying and reducing the effects of sarcopenia. Cycling has gained popularity in the last decades among midlife men. While the cardiovascular ...

    Authors: Martin A. Belzunce, Johann Henckel, Anna Di Laura, Laura M. Horga and Alister James Hart
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:209
  2. To investigate the effects of various demographic, structural, radiographic, and clinical factors on the prognosis of patients with medial compartmental knee osteoarthritis with varus deformity undergoing medi...

    Authors: Hsiao-Yi Cheng, Chun-Wei Liang, Chen-Lun Chu, Hao-Wei Hsu, Sheng-Mou Hou and Kao-Shang Shih
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:208
  3. The indication for minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) may include articular fractures depending on the fracture pattern. The goal of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of the MIPO technique...

    Authors: Valeska Hofmann, Julian Diepold, Mohamed Moursy, Marco T. Birke, Christian Deininger and Florian Wichlas
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:206
  4. Glucocorticoids are used for the treatment of autoimmune disorders; however, they can elicit several side effects such as osteoporosis. Several approaches can be made to treat glucocorticoid-induced osteoporos...

    Authors: Aya S. Sedik, Khadiga Y. Kawana, Azza S. Koura and Radwa A. Mehanna
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:205
  5. To compare the clinical efficacy of open debridement screw fixation combined with bone grafting, percutaneous screw fixation, and percutaneous screw fixation combined with injection of platelet-rich plasma (PR...

    Authors: Zhenye Zhong, Meiyang Wei, Zhaoying Jiang, Jinshui Chen, Yanda He and Kaifeng Lin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:204
  6. Leg length inequality (LLI) greater than 20 mm has been associated with low back pain (LBP) and its correction is clinically recommended. Much less is known about the biomechanical effects that LLI below 15 mm...

    Authors: Simon P. Vella, Michael Swain, Aron Downie, Samuel J. Howarth, Martha Funabashi and Roger M. Engel
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:203
  7. Capsular contracture is a well-known etiology in the primary stiff shoulder; thus capsular contracture and resultant decreased joint volume could lead to postoperative stiffness, which is a commonly reported m...

    Authors: Jung-Han Kim, Young-Kyoung Min, Dae-Yoo Kim, Jun-Ho Park, Young-Chae Seo and Won-Seok Seo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:201
  8. Postmenopausal osteoporosis is a widespread health concern due to its prevalence among older adults and an associated high risk of fracture. The downregulation of bone regeneration delays fracture healing. Act...

    Authors: Itaru Kawashima, Masaki Matsushita, Kenichi Mishima, Yasunari Kamiya, Yusuke Osawa, Bisei Ohkawara, Kinji Ohno, Hiroshi Kitoh and Shiro Imagama
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:200
  9. Optimizing return to work (RTW) after knee arthroplasty (KA) is becoming increasingly important due to a growing incidence of KA and poor RTW outcomes after KA. We developed the Back At work After Surgery (BAA...

    Authors: Daniël O. Strijbos, Geert van der Sluis, Wim F. C. van Houtert, A. Carlien Straat, Yvonne van Zaanen, Stephan de Groot, Simon Klomp, Wim P. Krijnen, Carolien M. Kooijman, Igor van den Brand, Michiel F. Reneman, Tim A. E. J. Boymans and P. Paul F. M. Kuijer
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:199
  10. Previous studies have shown that patients with hypercholesterolemia experience elevated levels of oxidized LDL (oxLDL), a molecule which triggers inflammation and collagenase activity. In this study we discove...

    Authors: Rouhollah Mousavizadeh, Charlie M. Waugh, Erin DeBruin, Robert G. McCormack, Vincent Duronio and Alex Scott
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:197
  11. Apart from the positive effect of lumbar traction on structural changes within the spine in patients with low back pain, it is likely that therapeutic effects are correlated with pain biomarkers in the blood. ...

    Authors: Marzena Ratajczak, Michał Wendt, Ewa Śliwicka, Damian Skrypnik, Jacek Zieliński, Krzysztof Kusy, Piotr Krutki and Małgorzata Waszak
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:196
  12. Definitions are important in healthcare. Unfortunately, problems can be found withall existing definitions of manipulation.

    Authors: David W. Evans and Nicholas Lucas
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:194
  13. Previous animal studies have discovered dysregulation of the local inflammatory state as a novel mechanism to explain structural changes in paraspinal muscles in association with disc degeneration. This study ...

    Authors: Xiaolong Chen, Yongjin Li, Wei Wang, Peng Cui, Yu Wang and Shibao Lu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:193
  14. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders launched a Collection on digital health to get a sense of where the wind is blowing, and what impact these technologies are and will have on musculoskeletal medicine. This editorial ...

    Authors: Latika Gupta, Aurélie Najm, Koroush Kabir and Diederik De Cock
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:192
  15. Multilevel anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (mACDF) is the gold standard for multilevel spinal disease; although safe and effective, mACDF can limit regular spinal motion and contribute to adjacent segm...

    Authors: Kee D Kim, Domagoj Coric, Armen Khachatryan, Brenna L Brady, Timothy Lillehaugen, Mike McCormack, William B Dolman and Richard Ditto
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:191
  16. The rising number of total hip and knee arthroplasties and the decreasing availability of physiotherapists require clinically and economically effective rehabilitation approaches. Therefore, the present pilot ...

    Authors: Judith Osterloh, Franziska Knaack, Rainer Bader, Martin Behrens, Juliana Peschers, Lisa Nawrath, Philipp Bergschmidt and Martin Darowski
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:190
  17. To design a standardized Tip-Apex Distance (STAD) and analyze the clinical significance of STAD in predicting cut-out in geriatric intertrochanteric fractures with internal fixation.

    Authors: Yun-fa Yang, Jian-wen Huang, Xiao-sheng Gao and Zhong-he Xu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:189
  18. To compare the clinical value between locating radial nerve (RN) guided by Color Doppler ultrasonography and posterior antebrachial cutaneous nerve (PACN) in the posterior humeral approach.

    Authors: Jin-Yi Feng, Wen-Bin Xu, Wu-Ji You, Gang Rui and Qing-Xiang Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:188
  19. Hip joint capsular ligaments serve a fundamental role in balancing functional mobility and joint stability. However, few studies had focused on postoperative capsule changes in patients with borderline develop...

    Authors: Fan Yang, Hong-Jie Huang, Xin Zhang and Jian-Quan Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:187
  20. Mild to moderate CTS is the most common median nerve compression disease in middle-aged and elderly women, mainly manifested by hand numbness and pain. This paper analyzes the extracorporeal shock wave of pati...

    Authors: Haiou Zhang, Weiyan Zhao, Man Jiang and Yang Song
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:186
  21. Family structure is suggested to be associated with adolescent pain, but evidence on its association with multisite MS pain is sparse. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the potential...

    Authors: Eveliina Heikkala, Petteri Oura, Jaro Karppinen, Annie Herbert, Heidi Varis, Maria Hagnäs, Ilona Mikkola and Markus Paananen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:185
  22. Delayed bone healing and nonunions represent a great challenge for the orthopedic surgeon. In addition to traditional surgical approaches, increasing attention is being given to the use of systemic anabolic th...

    Authors: Gabriele Gariffo, Vanna Bottai, Federico Falcinelli, Federico Di Sacco, Roberta Cifali, Elisa Troiano, Rodolfo Capanna, Nicola Mondanelli and Stefano Giannotti
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:184
  23. HMGB1 usually serves as a damage-associated molecular pattern (DAMP) molecule (also known as alarmin) that regulates the inflammatory and immune responses via different receptors or direct uptake. Numerous stu...

    Authors: Bo Shao, Yingjie Xu, Mengying Jia, Chen-xi Li and Zhong-cheng Gong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:183
  24. The European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People 2 (EWGSOP2) proposed the use of different diagnostic tools to assess sarcopenia. This study aimed to determine prevalence rates of sarcopenia according ...

    Authors: Daiana Vieira Sutil, Adriana Netto Parentoni, Leonardo Augusto Da Costa Teixeira, Bruno de Souza Moreira, Amanda Aparecida Oliveira Leopoldino, Vanessa Amaral Mendonça, Ana Cristina Rodrigues Lacerda, Ana Lúcia Danielewicz and Núbia Carelli Pereira de Avelar
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:182
  25. The underlying pathophysiological mechanisms of chronic Whiplash Associated Disorders (WAD) are not fully understood. More knowledge of morphology is needed to better understand the disorder, improve diagnosti...

    Authors: Nils Lund, Olof Dahlqvist Leinhard, James M Elliott, Gunnel Peterson, Magnus Borga, Peter Zsigmond, Anette Karlsson and Anneli Peolsson
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:181
  26. Those pelvic parameters of sacral slope (SS) and pelvic tilt (PT) correlated significantly to lumbar spine and hip joints respectively. We proposed the match between SS and PT, namely spinopelvic index (SPI), ...

    Authors: Zifang Zhang, Shang Chen, Shu Jia, Renchang Chen, Nianhu Li and Chunyang Meng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:180
  27. We developed a 2-stage, MTP (metatarsophalangeal) joint- plus ADM (abductor digiti minimi) tendon-transfer, procedure for treatment of hypoplastic thumb. This method is intended to achieve both structural and ...

    Authors: Ramin Zargarbashi, Behnam Panjavi and Mohammadreza Bozorgmanesh
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:179
  28. There is no gold standard for the operative treatment of patients with Müller-Weiss disease (MWD). This study reports the mid-term follow-up results for at least 5 years following talonavicular-cuneiform (TNC)...

    Authors: Wenbo Bai, Yinghao Li, Guodong Shen, Hongning Zhang, Xue Li and Yongzhan Zhu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:178
  29. Recent studies have demonstrated that the distal forearm dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan might be a better method for screening bone mineral density (BMD) and the risk of a distal forearm fracture...

    Authors: Sang Beom Ma, Sang Ki Lee, Young Sun An, Woo-suk Kim and Won Sik Choy
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:177
  30. Providing individualized care based on the context and preferences of the patient is important. Knowledge on both prognostic risk stratification and blended eHealth care in musculoskeletal conditions is increa...

    Authors: Mark L. van Tilburg, Corelien J.J. Kloek, Nadine E. Foster, Raymond W.J.G. Ostelo, Cindy Veenhof, J. Bart Staal and Martijn F. Pisters
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:176
  31. This study represents the first finite element (FE) analysis of long-instrumented spinal fusion from the thoracic vertebrae to the pelvis in the context of adult spinal deformity (ASD) with osteoporosis. We ai...

    Authors: Norihiro Oku, Satoru Demura, Daisuke Tawara, Satoshi Kato, Kazuya Shinmura, Noriaki Yokogawa, Noritaka Yonezawa, Takaki Shimizu, Ryo Kitagawa, Makoto Handa, Annen Ryohei and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:175
  32. There has been widespread use of short-segment posterior fixation (SSPF) for traumatic thoracolumbar burst fractures. The relationship between the destruction of the vertebral endplate and adjacent disc and po...

    Authors: Takumi Hashimura, Eijiro Onishi, Satoshi Ota, Yoshihiro Tsukamoto, Shinnosuke Yamashita and Tadashi Yasuda
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:174
  33. The impact of long-term dizziness is considerable both on the personal level and in society and may lead to self-imposed restrictions in daily activities and social relations due to fear of triggering the symp...

    Authors: Unni Moen, Mari Kalland Knapstad, Kjersti Thulin Wilhelmsen, Frederik Kragerud Goplen, Stein Helge Glad Nordahl, Jan Erik Berge, Bård Natvig, Dara Meldrum and Liv Heide Magnussen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:173
  34. Plantar fasciitis (PF) is a common orthopaedic problem, with heel pain worsening the quality of life. Although steroid injection is often used if the conservative treatment fails, Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in...

    Authors: Rachit Sharma, Narendra Kumar Chaudhary, Mandeep Karki, Dev Ram Sunuwar, Devendra Raj Singh, Pranil Man Singh Pradhan, Prakash Gyawali, Sailendra Kumar Duwal Shrestha and Kailash Kumar Bhandari
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:172
  35. Elliptical shape humeral head prostheses have been recently proposed to reflect a more anatomic shoulder replacement. However, its effect on obligate glenohumeral translation during axial rotation compared to ...

    Authors: Lukas N. Muench, Matthew Murphey, Bridget Oei, Cameron Kia, Elifho Obopilwe, Mark P. Cote, Augustus D. Mazzocca and Daniel P. Berthold
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:171
  36. Trauma is now one of the fastest growing epidemics globally but low and middle-income countries (LMICs) are more severely affected in terms of cost, disability and death. The high-energy trauma of road traffic...

    Authors: Stephen Adesope Adesina, Isaac Olusayo Amole, James Idowu Owolabi, Oluwafemi Oyewole Oyewusi, Imri Goodness Adefokun and Samuel Uwale Eyesan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:170
  37. The prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among occupational fishers is high, yet knowledge of the risk factors is scarce and inconsistent. The aim of this study was to investigate the risk from vario...

    Authors: Line Nørgaard Remmen, David Høyrup Christiansen, Kimmo Herttua, Heidi Klakk and Gabriele Berg-Beckhoff
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:168
  38. Cushing’s syndrome is known as an important cause of secondary osteoporosis, characterized by reduction of bone mineral density and potential occurrence of fragility fractures before diagnosis in young populat...

    Authors: Jie Cheng, Songli Ju and Zihan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:167
  39. Thoracolumbar fascia injury (FI) is rarely discussed in osteoporotic vertebral fracture (OVF) patients in previous literature and it is usually neglected and treated as an unmeaning phenomenon. We aimed to eva...

    Authors: Zicheng Deng, Tao Feng, Xiexing Wu, Haifeng Xie, Dawei Song, Jinning Wang, Huilin Yang and Junjie Niu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:166
  40. We evaluated the diagnostic efficacy of deep learning radiomics (DLR) and hand-crafted radiomics (HCR) features in differentiating acute and chronic vertebral compression fractures (VCFs).

    Authors: Jun Zhang, Jiayi Liu, Zhipeng Liang, Liang Xia, Weixiao Zhang, Yanfen Xing, Xueli Zhang and Guangyu Tang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:165
  41. Loss to follow-up may bias outcome assessments in medical registries. This cohort study aimed to analyze and compare patients who failed to respond with those that responded to the Norwegian Registry for Spine...

    Authors: Simran Kaur, Ole Kristian Alhaug, Filip C. Dolatowski, Tore K. Solberg and Greger Lønne
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:164
  42. To explore and compare the clinical outcomes in patients undergoing primary repair versus augmented repair with a gastrocnemius turn-down flap for acute Achilles tendon rupture.

    Authors: Shuai Yang, Weili Shi, Wenqiang Yan, Yingfang Ao, Qinwei Guo and Yuping Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:163
  43. With the worldwide rising obesity epidemic and the aging population, it is essential to deliver (cost-)effective care that results in enhanced societal participation among knee arthroplasty patients. The purpo...

    Authors: A. Carlien Straat, Jantine M. Maarleveld, Denise J. M. Smit, Lara Visch, Gerben Hulsegge, Judith A. F. Huirne, J. M. van Dongen, Rutger C. van Geenen, Gino M. M. J. Kerkhoffs, Johannes R. Anema, Pieter Coenen and P. Paul F. M. Kuijer
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:162
  44. The prevalence of anxiety in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and its association with postoperative functions are well known; however, the levels of anxiety or anxiety-related characteristics...

    Authors: Kwang-Hwan Jung, Jang-Ho Park, Jae-Woo Ahn and Ki-Bong Park
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:161
  45. Clavicle fractures are common injuries, especially in young, active individuals. Operative treatment is recommended for completely displaced clavicle shaft fractures, and plate fixation is stronger than the us...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Imazato, Nobuyasu Takahashi, Akira Sawaguchi, Yusuke Hirakawa, Yoichiro Yamaguchi, Masaru Hiyoshi, Takuya Tajima and Etsuo Chosa
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:160

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