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  1. Previous studies have confirmed the feasibility of the cortical bone trajectory (CBT) technique. However, there are few reports on spinous process violation and screw penetration during the screw insertion. Th...

    Authors: Lilian Zhang, Naifeng Tian, Jian Yang, Wenfei Ni and Liya Jin

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:536

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  2. Headache is a common and costly health problem. Although the pathogenesis of headache is heterogeneous, reported contributing factors are dysfunctions of the upper cervical spine. The flexion rotation test (FR...

    Authors: Kerstin Luedtke, Thomas Schoettker-Königer, Toby Hall, Christine Enns, Maike Grassold, Petra Hasselhoff-Styhler, Christian Neulinger, Max Obrocki, Philipp Przyhoda and Axel Schäfer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:535

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  3. Multiple definitions are used to investigate injuries in musicians, resulting in a wide range of prevalence rates. The aim of this study is to establish the impact of different injury definitions on the preval...

    Authors: Suze Steemers, Marienke van Middelkoop, Gideon G. de Boks, Rogier M. van Rijn, Sita M. A. Bierma-Zeinstra and Janine H. Stubbe

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:534

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  4. Hip effusion-synovitis may be relevant to osteoarthritis (OA) but is of uncertain etiology. The aim of this study was to describe the cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of hip effusion-synovitis wit...

    Authors: Harbeer Ahedi, Dawn Aitken, Leigh Blizzard, Flavia Cicuttini and Graeme Jones

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:533

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  5. Low back-related leg pain (LBLP) is a challenge for healthcare providers to manage. Neuropathic pain (NP) is highly prevalent in presentations of LBLP and an accurate diagnosis of NP in LBLP is essential to en...

    Authors: Jai Mistry, Nicola R. Heneghan, Tim Noblet, Deborah Falla and Alison Rushton

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:532

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  6. Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is known to be a progressive degenerative disorder; however, recent evidence suggests that inflammatory mediators contribute to cartilage degradation. Studies have reported that N-acet...

    Authors: Ying-Ting Yeh, Chung-Chao Liang, Chia-Ling Chang, Chung-Y. Hsu and Pei-Chen Li

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:531

    Content type: Database

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  7. Although the regression of symptomatic lumbar disc herniation (SLDH) has been widely reported, little data exist regarding the generalized incidence of regression (IR). We aimed to review the varying IRs and t...

    Authors: Yi Wang, Guogang Dai, Ling Jiang and Shichuan Liao

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:530

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The thoracic spine (TS) has been neglected in the study of the spine despite its essential role in the stability and posture of the entire spinal complex. Therefore, there is an inevitable need to investigate ...

    Authors: Jani Takatalo, Jari Ylinen, Tuomo Pienimäki and Arja Häkkinen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:529

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Numerous comparative studies of surgical procedures have focused on clinical and radiographical outcomes, as well as the effect of bone fragility on the outcome of spinal surgery; however, insights concerning ...

    Authors: Tetsuro Ohba, Hiroshi Yokomichi, Kensuke Koyama, Nobuki Tanaka, Kotaro Oda and Hirotaka Haro

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:528

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  10. Osteoporosis is a metabolic bone disorder characterized by deterioration in the quantity and quality of bone tissue, with a consequent increase susceptibility to fracture.

    Authors: Chin-Chean Wong, Jeng-Hao Liao, Shi-Yuan Sheu, Po-Yu Lin, Chih-Hwa Chen and Tzong-Fu Kuo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:527

    Content type: Research article

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  11. The nature of posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injuries and the scarcity of data on this issue have made reports on clinical and epidemiological features of PCL injuries valuable. We aimed to report our exper...

    Authors: Mohammad Razi, Saman Ghaffari, Alireza Askari, Peyman Arasteh, Elaheh Ziaei Ziabari and Haleh Dadgostar

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:526

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  12. The differentiation of human stromal (mesenchymal) stem cells (hMSCs) is a critical procedure for the development of osteoblast. SNHG14 is a newly discovered lncRNA that has been barely studied. Our preliminar...

    Authors: Mingchang Du, Bo Wu, Shiwen Fan, Ye Liu, Xu Ma and Xun Fu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:525

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  13. Elderly patients with hip fractures often have multiple medical comorbidities, and vitamin D deficiency is common in this population. Accumulating evidence links low vitamin D levels to various comorbidities. ...

    Authors: Ing How Moo, Carmen Jia Wen Kam, Eric Wei Liang Cher, Bryan Ce Jie Peh, Chung Ean Lo, David Thai Chong Chua, Ngai Nung Lo, Tet Sen Howe and Joyce Suang Bee Koh

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:524

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  14. Sustaining injury is a common consequence of playing sport. At least one in every three recreational athletes with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction do not return to their preinjury sport followi...

    Authors: Clare L. Ardern and Joanna Kvist

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:523

    Content type: Study protocol

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  15. Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a global problem that causes significant pain and physical dysfunction, substantially impacting on quality of life and imposing enormous cost to the healthcare system. Exercise is p...

    Authors: Rana S. Hinman, Alexander J. Kimp, Penny K. Campbell, Trevor Russell, Nadine E. Foster, Jessica Kasza, Anthony Harris and Kim L. Bennell

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:522

    Content type: Study protocol

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  16. A locked thumb metacarpophalangeal joint is a rare condition that presents as restricted joint motions with mild hyperextension deformity, usually after a relatively minor hyperextension injury. Owing to the l...

    Authors: Kyung-Sik Ahn, In Cheul Choi, Chang Ho Kang and Jong Woong Park

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:509

    Content type: Case report

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  17. Ti-Ni shape-memory patella concentrator (TNSMPC) has been designed as an alternative approach for fixation of patella fracture, which has some advantages like higher hardness, higher tenacity, better wearing r...

    Authors: Chen Yao, Jie Sun, Jiancheng Wu, Zhenyu Zhou, Fan Liu, Ran Tao and Yafeng Zhang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:506

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  18. The decision regarding which trans syndesmotic ankle fractures to treat surgically and which to treat non-surgically is a matter of debate. The aim of this study was to describe the epidemiology of ankle fract...

    Authors: Emilia Möller Rydberg, Tina Zorko, Mikael Sundfeldt, Michael Möller and David Wennergren

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:521

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  19. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: S. A. Dingemans, M. F. N. Birnie, F. R. K. Sanders, M. P. J. van den Bekerom, M. Backes, E. van Beeck, F. W. Bloemers, B. van Dijkman, E. Flikweert, D. Haverkamp, H. R. Holtslag, J. M. Hoogendoorn, P. Joosse, M. Parkkinen, G. Roukema, N. Sosef…

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:520

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    The original article was published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:35

  20. To assess the relationship between mechanical wear and the failure of the internal lengthening mechanism in retrieved MAGnetic Expansion Control (MAGEC) growing rods.

    Authors: Jack Z. Wei, Harry S. Hothi, Holly Morganti, Sean Bergiers, Elisabetta Dal Gal, Doris Likcani, Johann Henckel and Alister J. Hart

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:519

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  21. A method that can accurately predict the outcome of surgery can give patients timely feedback. In addition, to some extent, an objective evaluation method can help the surgeon quickly summarize the patient’s s...

    Authors: Ziming Chen, Zhantao Deng, Qingtian Li, Junfeng Chen, Yuanchen Ma and Qiujian Zheng

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:518

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  22. One of the most significant complications after a femoral neck fracture is osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH). The concomitant use of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) with computed tomo...

    Authors: Jae Youn Yoon, Soong Joon Lee, Kang Sup Yoon and Pil Whan Yoon

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:517

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  23. The impact of handedness on clinical outcomes was easily overlooked in hip replacement. This study aimed to find whether the component positioning and hip function were affected by the handedness in total hip ...

    Authors: Xiangpeng Kong, Minzhi Yang, Alvin Ong, Renwen Guo, Jiying Chen, Yan Wang and Wei Chai

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:516

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  24. The epidemiology, risk factors, and prevention of locomotive syndrome (LS) have been reported. However, the number of clinical studies about the efficacy of LS treatment, including surgery, has been limited. T...

    Authors: Satoshi Kato, Yuki Kurokawa, Tamon Kabata, Satoru Demura, Hidenori Matsubara, Yoshitomo Kajino, Yoshiyuki Okamoto, Hiroaki Kimura, Kazuya Shinmura, Kentaro Igarashi, Takaki Shimizu, Noritaka Yonezawa, Noriaki Yokogawa and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:515

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  25. The assessment of generalized joint hypermobility is difficult due to differences in classification methods and in the performance of joint mobility assessment. The primary aim was to evaluate the validity of ...

    Authors: Angela Schlager, Kerstin Ahlqvist, Ronnie Pingel, Lena Nilsson-Wikmar, Christina B. Olsson and Per Kristiansson

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:514

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  26. Knee osteoarthritis (OA) affects mostly older adults and its primary risk factor is obesity. This study sought to understand weight-control strategies, facilitators of and barriers toward weight control in old...

    Authors: Wen-Ling Yeh, Yun-Fang Tsai, Kuo-Yao Hsu, Dave Weichih Chen, Jong-Shyan Wang and Ching-Yen Chen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:504

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  27. Vertebroplasty with posterior spinal fusion (VP + PSF) is one of the most widely accepted surgical techniques for treating osteoporotic vertebral collapse (OVC). Nevertheless, the effect of the extent of fusio...

    Authors: Yuya Ishikawa, Kei Watanabe, Keiichi Katsumi, Masayuki Ohashi, Yohei Shibuya, Tomohiro Izumi, Toru Hirano, Naoto Endo, Takashi Kaito, Tomoya Yamashita, Hiroyasu Fujiwara, Yukitaka Nagamoto, Yuji Matsuoka, Hidekazu Suzuki, Hirosuke Nishimura, Hidetomi Terai…

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:513

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  28. To demonstrate the correlation between guide pin-shaft angle (PSA) at the anteroposterior film and anteversion angle of guide pin at the lateral film and investigate whether excellent tip–apex distance (TAD) c...

    Authors: Zhe Wang, Yadong Liu, Shenglong Li, Xiuhui Wang, Changjian Liu and Xin Tang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:512

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  29. Our preliminary RNA-Seq data revealed altered expression of small nucleolar RNA host gene 9 (SNHG9) in osteoarthritis (OA) and its reverse correlation with miR-34a, which can regulate chondrocyte apoptosis in ...

    Authors: Hongfei Zhang, Jinglian Li, Weiguang Shao and Naipeng Shen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:511

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  30. Increased physical activity level is related to lower risk of depressive symptoms, and there is an inverse association between muscle strength and risk of depressive symptoms among the elderly. Although there ...

    Authors: Zhongyu Ren, Jianhua Cao, Yingke Li, Peng Cheng, Bing Cao, Zongji Hao, Hui Yao, Dongzhe Shi, Bin Liu, Chang Chen, Guang Yang, Li Peng and Liya Guo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:510

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  31. Sarcopenia, cachexia and frailty have overlapping features and clinical consequences, but often go unrecognized. The objective was to detect patients described by clinicians as having sarcopenia, cachexia or f...

    Authors: Ranjani N. Moorthi, Ziyue Liu, Sarah A. El-Azab, Lauren R. Lembcke, Matthew R. Miller, Andrea A. Broyles and Erik A. Imel

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:508

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  32. Bone tumors are often treated with intralesional curettage. High-speed burring, an adjuvant therapy, was performed to maximize the tumor cell killing; however, tumor recurrence might still occur, which may be ...

    Authors: Pai-Han Wang, Chia-Lun Wu, Chao-Ming Chen, Jir-You Wang, Po-Kuei Wu and Wei-Ming Chen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:507

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  33. Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) is an ultra-rare genetic disorder characterized by extraskeletal heterotopic ossification. It is well recognized that FOP can lead to a devastating condition of disa...

    Authors: Dunmin She, Ran Li, Ping Fang, Guannan Zong, Ying Xue and Keqin Zhang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:152

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  34. The Valued Life Activities Scale (VLAs) measures difficulty in daily activities and social participation. With various versions involving a different number of items, we have linguistically and culturally adop...

    Authors: Y. Prior, A. Tennant, S. Tyson and A. Hammond

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:505

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  35. Articular surface damage commonly associated with rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Large osteochondral defect, which consists of a severe depression fracture and a large cartilage defect, need ...

    Authors: Takuma Kaibara, Eiji Kondo, Masatake Matsuoka, Koji Iwasaki, Tomohiro Onodera, Daisuke Momma, Naoki Seito, Susumu Mikami and Norimasa Iwasaki

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:494

    Content type: Case report

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  36. Most patients suffering from distal femoral unicameral bone cysts (UBCs) are adolescents that require an early return to normal activities, including school attendance and sports exercises. However, the optima...

    Authors: Jin Li, Saroj Rai, Renhao Ze, Xin Tang, Ruikang Liu and Pan Hong

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:503

    Content type: Research article

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  37. The traditional Tönnis Classification System has inherent drawbacks as it is vulnerable to the subjectivity of a four-grade system. A two-grade classification could potentially be more reliable. The purpose of...

    Authors: Jacob Shapira, Jeffrey W. Chen, Rishika Bheem, Philip J. Rosinsky, David R. Maldonado, Ajay C. Lall and Benjamin G. Domb

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:502

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  38. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Diana Cabrera, Marlena Kruger, Frances M. Wolber, Nicole C. Roy and Karl Fraser

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:501

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:349

  39. The HIF-1α/Notch signaling pathway regulates cell proliferation, apoptosis, and metabolism in the intervertebral discs (IVDs) and is implicated in disc degeneration. The nucleus pulposus (NP) is an important s...

    Authors: Zekang Xiong, Jun Ding, Jinge Zhou, Sheng Yao, Jin Zheng and Xiaodong Guo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:500

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  40. Fractures have dire consequences including pain, immobility, and death. People receiving home care are at higher risk for fractures than the general population. Yet, current fracture risk assessment tools requ...

    Authors: Caitlin McArthur, George Ioannidis, Micaela Jantzi, Jonathon D. Adachi, Lora Giangregorio, John Hirdes and Alexandra Papaioannou

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:499

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  41. Greater accuracy is needed when determining the final femoral component (FC) rotation during total knee arthroplasty (TKA), because this parameter affects soft tissue balance during flexion and patellar tracki...

    Authors: Teruyuki Miyasaka, Mitsuru Saito, Daisaburo Kurosaka, Ryo Ikeda, Shoki Yamanaka and Keishi Marumo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:498

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  42. The treatment of Hoffa fractures is challenging, for which the ideal fixation and approach are still controversial. Osteosynthesis with plate or screws fixation in different trajectories have been described in...

    Authors: Shu-Hsin Yao, Wei-Ren Su, Kai-Lan Hsu, Yueh Chen, Chih-Kai Hong and Fa-Chuan Kuan

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:497

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  43. Little research exists on the effectiveness of motivational interviewing (MI) on return to work (RTW) in workers on long term sick leave. The objectives of this study protocol is to describe a randomized contr...

    Authors: Britt Elin Øiestad, Fiona Aanesen, Ida Løchting, Kjersti Storheim, Alexander Tingulstad, Tarjei L. Rysstad, Milada C. Småstuen, Anne Therese Tveter, Gail Sowden, Gwenllian Wynne-Jones, Egil A. Fors, Maurits van Tulder, Rigmor C. Berg, Nadine E. Foster and Margreth Grotle

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:496

    Content type: Study protocol

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  44. Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is the most common pediatric spinal deformity with reported complications including pain, mental health concern and respiratory dysfunction. The scoliosis-specific exercis...

    Authors: Yunli Fan, Qing Ren, Michael Kai Tsun To and Jason Pui Yin Cheung

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:495

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  45. This retrospective study sought to delineate the radiographic characteristics of DDH patients over 13 years of age and investigate whether the lateral center-edge angle (LCEA) could serve as radiographic selec...

    Authors: Daguang Zhang, Xin Pan, Hong Zhang, Dianzhong Luo, Hui Cheng and Kai Xiao

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:493

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  46. Tarsal tunnel syndrome is an entrapment neuropathy that can be provoked by either intrinsic or extrinsic factors that compresses the posterior tibial nerve beneath the flexor retinaculum. Osteochondroma, the m...

    Authors: Sung Hun Won, Jahyung Kim, Tae-Hong Min, Dong-Il Chun, Young Yi, Sang Hak Han and Jaeho Cho

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:491

    Content type: Case report

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  47. Wound healing complications are causal factors of prosthesis infection and poor postoperative evolution of patients after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Negative-pressure wound therapy (NPWT) can be an option ...

    Authors: Camilo Partezani Helito, Marcel Faraco Sobrado, Pedro Nogueira Giglio, Marcelo Batista Bonadio, José Ricardo Pécora, Marco Kawamura Demange and Riccardo Gomes Gobbi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:490

    Content type: Research article

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  48. Altered walking patterns are often described in individuals with chronic ankle instability (CAI). Contemporary treatment paradigms recommend backward walking (BW) to improve locomotion in people with musculosk...

    Authors: Tharani Balasukumaran, Uri Gottlieb and Shmuel Springer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:489

    Content type: Research article

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  49. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Andrea M. Aegerter, Manja Deforth, Venerina Johnston, Markus J. Ernst, Thomas Volken, Hannu Luomajoki, Beatrice Brunner, Julia Dratva, Gisela Sjøgaard, Achim Elfering and Markus Melloh

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:488

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:391

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