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  1. X-ray images of lumbar degenerative diseases often show not only claw osteophytes, but also pairs of osteophytes that form in a direction away from the adjacent disc. We have investigated the direction of the ...

    Authors: Yuichi Kasai, Eiji Kawakita, Toshihiko Sakakibara, Koji Akeda and Atsumasa Uchida

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2009 10:4

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Musculoskeletal problems such as low back pain, neck, knee and shoulder pain are leading causes of disability and activity limitation in adults and are most frequently managed within primary care. There is a c...

    Authors: Nadine E Foster, Krysia S Dziedzic, Danielle AWM van der Windt, Julie M Fritz and Elaine M Hay

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2009 10:3

    Content type: Correspondence

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  3. In the working population, back disorders are an important reason for sick leave and permanent work inability. In the context of fitting the job to the worker, one of the primary tasks of the occupational heal...

    Authors: An Van Nieuwenhuyse, Geert Crombez, Alex Burdorf, Geert Verbeke, Raphael Masschelein, Guido Moens and Philippe Mairiaux

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2009 10:2

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Chronic schizophrenic patients have been reported as having higher osteoporosis prevalence. Survey the bone mass among schizophrenic patients and compare with that of the local community population and reporte...

    Authors: Jenn-Huei Renn, Nan-Ping Yang, Ching-Mo Chueh, Chih-Yuan Lin, Tsuo-Hung Lan and Pesus Chou

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2009 10:1

    Content type: Research article

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  5. In the industrial world, non-specific back and neck pain (BNP) is the largest diagnostic group underlying sick-listing. For patients with subacute and chronic (= full-time sick-listed for 43 – 84 and 85 – 730 ...

    Authors: Odd Lindell, Sven-Erik Johansson and Lars-Erik Strender

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:172

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Whether reducing time-to-surgery for elderly patients suffering from hip fracture results in better outcomes remains subject to controversial debates.

    Authors: Rüdiger Smektala, Heinz G Endres, Burkhard Dasch, Christoph Maier, Hans J Trampisch, Felix Bonnaire and Ludger Pientka

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:171

    Content type: Research article

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  7. To determine whether there is a difference between patients with low back pain and healthy controls in a test battery score for movement control of the lumbar spine.

    Authors: Hannu Luomajoki, Jan Kool, Eling D de Bruin and Olavi Airaksinen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:170

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The objective of this epidemiological study is to map the dentofacial anomalies that can be correlated to the two most frequent spinal diseases responsible for postural abnormalities and that can be clinically...

    Authors: Emil Segatto, Carsten Lippold and András Végh

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:169

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The clinical consequences of whiplash injuries resulting from a motor vehicle accident (MVA) are poorly understood. Thereby, there is general lack of research on the development of disability in patients with ...

    Authors: Maarten A Schmitt, Nico LU van Meeteren, Anton de Wijer, Paul JM Helders and Yolanda van der Graaf

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:168

    Content type: Study protocol

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  10. Low back pain (LBP) is by far the most prevalent and costly musculoskeletal problem in our society today. Following the recommendations of the Multinational Musculoskeletal Inception Cohort Study (MMICS) State...

    Authors: Markus Melloh, Nikolaus Aebli, Achim Elfering, Christoph Röder, Thomas Zweig, Thomas Barz, Peter Herbison, Paul Hendrick, Suraj Bajracharya, Kirsten Stout and Jean-Claude Theis

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:167

    Content type: Study protocol

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  11. Recent approaches to outcome measurement involving Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT) offer an approach for measuring disability in low back pain (LBP) in a way that can reduce the burden upon patient and pro...

    Authors: Atilla Halil Elhan, Derya Öztuna, Şehim Kutlay, Ayşe A Küçükdeveci and Alan Tennant

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:166

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Symptomatic slow-acting drugs (SYSADOA) have been largely studied over the last decade. The objective of this study is to prepare a document providing recommendations for the use of SYSADOA in osteoarthritis (...

    Authors: Olivier Bruyère, Nansa Burlet, Pierre D Delmas, René Rizzoli, Cyrus Cooper and Jean-Yves Reginster

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:165

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Calcitonin is used as a treatment to reduce the blood calcium concentration in hypercalcemia and to improve bone mass in osteoporosis. An analgesic effect of calcitonin has been observed and reported in clinic...

    Authors: Bunji Takayama, Shin-ichi Kikuchi, Shin-ichi Konno and Miho Sekiguchi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:164

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Many people with radiographic knee osteoarthritis (RKOA) do not present with pain. It is suspected that such persons tend toward lower body mass index (BMI). The purpose of the study was to explore the relatio...

    Authors: Matthew W Rogers and Frances V Wilder

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:163

    Content type: Research article

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  15. The purpose of this study was to determine the reliability of a forceplate postural balance protocol in a group of elderly fallers and non-fallers. The measurements were tested in single and dual-task conditio...

    Authors: Jaap Swanenburg, Eling D de Bruin, Kathrin Favero, Daniel Uebelhart and Theo Mulder

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:162

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Instruments designed to measure the subjective impact of painful shoulder conditions have become essential in shoulder research. The Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI) is one of the most extensively us...

    Authors: Einar Kristian Tveitå, Ole Marius Ekeberg, Niels Gunnar Juel and Erik Bautz-Holter

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:161

    Content type: Research article

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  17. The relationship between diabetes mellitus (DM) and chronic musculoskeletal complaints (MSCs) is unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between DM, non-fasting glucose and chronic MS...

    Authors: Ole M Hoff, Kristian Midthjell, John-Anker Zwart and Knut Hagen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:160

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Physical inactivity is associated with several diseases, but studies evaluating the association between chronic musculoskeletal complaints (MSCs) and physical exercise have shown conflicting results. The aim o...

    Authors: Helene Sulutvedt Holth, Hanne Kine Buchardt Werpen, John-Anker Zwart and Knut Hagen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:159

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Congenital muscular torticollis is the third most common congenital musculoskeletal anomaly after dislocation of the hip and clubfoot. When diagnosed early, it is obvious that it can be managed with good or ex...

    Authors: Farzad Omidi-Kashani, Ebrahim G Hasankhani, Reza Sharifi and Mahdi Mazlumi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:158

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Vertebral fractures are the most common type of osteoporotic fracture. Although often asymptomatic, each vertebral fracture increases the risk of additional fractures. Development of a safe and simple screenin...

    Authors: Kiyoko Abe, Junko Tamaki, Eiko Kadowaki, Yuho Sato, Akemi Morita, Misa Komatsu, Sayaka Takeuchi, Etsuko Kajita and Masayuki Iki

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:157

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Vertebroplasty is a promising but as yet unproven treatment for painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures. It involves radiographic-guided injection of various types of bone cement directly into the vertebral f...

    Authors: Rachelle Buchbinder, Richard H Osborne, Peter R Ebeling, John D Wark, Peter Mitchell, Chris J Wriedt, Lainie Wengier, David Connell, Stephen E Graves, Margaret P Staples and Bridie Murphy

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:156

    Content type: Study protocol

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  22. To describe a semi-quantitative score for multi-feature, whole-organ evaluation of the knee in osteoarthritis based on the results of arthroscopic evaluation.

    Authors: Gunter Spahn, Thomas Mückley, Hans M Klinger and Gunther O Hofmann

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:155

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a commonly performed surgical procedure in the US. It is important to have a comprehensive inpatient TKA program which maximizes outcomes while minimizing adverse events. The p...

    Authors: Jon R Cook, Meghan Warren, Kathleen J Ganley, Paul Prefontaine and Jack W Wylie

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:154

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Osteoarthritis is associated with increased bone resorption and increased cartilage degradation in the subchondral bone and joint. The objective of the present study was to determine whether Tibolone, a synthe...

    Authors: MA Karsdal, I Byrjalsen, DJ Leeming and C Christiansen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:153

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Spinal posture is commonly a focus in the assessment and clinical management of low back pain (LBP) patients. However, the link between spinal posture and LBP is not fully understood. Recent evidence suggests ...

    Authors: Tim Mitchell, Peter B O'Sullivan, Angus F Burnett, Leon Straker and Anne Smith

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:152

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Individuals with osteoporosis and recent vertebral fractures suffer from pain and impaired health-related quality of life (HRQL). To determine whether patients with osteoporosis treated with teriparatide exper...

    Authors: Arthur N Lau, Sammy H Ali, Anna M Sawka, Lehana Thabane, Alexandra Papaioannou, Amiram Gafni and Jonathan D Adachi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:151

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Articular cartilage undergoes an important maturation process from neonate to adult that is reflected by alterations in matrix protein organization and increased heterogeneity of chondrocyte morphology. In the...

    Authors: Michael J Mienaltowski, Liping Huang, Arnold J Stromberg and James N MacLeod

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:149

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Although previous studies have investigated beliefs about back pain in clinical and employed populations, there is a paucity of data examining the beliefs of the broader community. We aimed to characterize the...

    Authors: Donna M Urquhart, Robin J Bell, Flavia M Cicuttini, Jisheng Cui, Andrew Forbes and Susan R Davis

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:148

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Anatomic short femoral prostheses with a prominent lateral flare have the potential to reduce stress-shielding in the femur through a more physiological stress distribution to the proximal femur. We present th...

    Authors: Tobias Renkawitz, Francesco S Santori, Joachim Grifka, Carlos Valverde, Michael M Morlock and Ian D Learmonth

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:147

    Content type: Study protocol

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  30. This study sought to evaluate the association between systemic inflammation as measured by C-reactive protein and total joint replacement and the association between change in CRP status (low, ≤ 10 mg/L and hi...

    Authors: Chris D Poole, Pete Conway, Alan Reynolds and Craig J Currie

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:146

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Low back pain (LBP) and neck pain (NP) are a major public health problem with considerable costs for individuals, companies and society. Therefore, prevention is imperative. The Stay@Work study investigates th...

    Authors: Maurice T Driessen, Johannes R Anema, Karin I Proper, Paulien M Bongers and Allard J van der Beek

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:145

    Content type: Study protocol

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  32. The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of self-reported and clinical knee morbidity among floor layers compared to a group of graphic designers, with special attention to meniscal status.

    Authors: Søren Rytter, Lilli Kirkeskov Jensen and Jens Peter Bonde

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:144

    Content type: Research article

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  33. This double-blind, randomized, controlled trial investigated the effect of the phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor tadalafil on the microcirculation in patients with cold Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) in one...

    Authors: George Groeneweg, Frank JPM Huygen, Sjoerd P Niehof, Feikje Wesseldijk, Johannes BJ Bussmann, Fabienne C Schasfoort, Dirk L Stronks and Freek J Zijlstra

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:143

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Neck pain is a significant health problem in modern society. There is evidence to suggest that neck muscle strength is reduced in patients with neck pain. This article provides a critical analysis of the resea...

    Authors: Chantal HP de Koning, Sylvia P van den Heuvel, J Bart Staal, Bouwien CM Smits-Engelsman and Erik JM Hendriks

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:142

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Despite recognized benefits of regular physical activity on musculoskeletal fitness as well as general health, little is known about the physical activity behavior of patients after Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA...

    Authors: Robert Wagenmakers, Inge van den Akker-Scheek, Johan W Groothoff, Wiebren Zijlstra, Sjoerd K Bulstra, Johan WJ Kootstra, GC Wanda Wendel-Vos, Jos JAM van Raaij and Martin Stevens

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:141

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Pain referral patterns of asymptomatic costotransverse joints have not been established. The objective of this study was to determine the pain referral patterns of asymptomatic costotransverse joints via provo...

    Authors: Brian A Young, Howard E Gill, Robert S Wainner and Timothy W Flynn

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:140

    Content type: Research article

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  37. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) delivers a holistic approach to health conditions. The objective of the present study is to provide an overview of flexor tendon reh...

    Authors: Renée Oltman, Gudrun Neises, Daniel Scheible, Gerhard Mehrtens and Christian Grüneberg

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:139

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Concerning surgical management experience with locking plates for proximal humeral fractures has been described with promising results. Though, distinct hardware related complaints after fracture union are rep...

    Authors: Chlodwig Kirchhoff, Volker Braunstein, Sonja Kirchhoff, Christoph M Sprecher, Ben Ockert, Florian Fischer, Bernd A Leidel and Peter Biberthaler

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:138

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Polyurethane (PU) foam is widely used as a model for cancellous bone. The higher density foams are used as standard biomechanical test materials, but none of the low density PU foams are universally accepted a...

    Authors: Purvi SD Patel, Duncan ET Shepherd and David WL Hukins

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:137

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Osteoarthritis of the hip is successfully treated by total hip arthroplasty with metal-on-polyethylene articulation. Polyethylene wear debris can however lead to osteolysis, aseptic loosening and failure of th...

    Authors: Wierd P Zijlstra, Nanne Bos and Jos JAM van Raaij

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:136

    Content type: Study protocol

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  41. Delayed union or nonunion are frequent and feared complications in fracture treatment. Animal models of impaired bone healing are rare. Moreover, specific descriptions are limited although understanding of the...

    Authors: Christine Kratzel, Camilla Bergmann, Georg Duda, Stefan Greiner, Gerhard Schmidmaier and Britt Wildemann

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:135

    Content type: Research article

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  42. An education self-management program for people with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee was designed to be delivered by health professionals, incorporating their knowledge and expertise. Improvement in quality of...

    Authors: S Coleman, NK Briffa, G Carroll, C Inderjeeth, N Cook and J McQuade

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:133

    Content type: Study protocol

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  43. Obesity is one of the most important risk factors for osteoarthritis (OA) in knee(s). However, the relationship between obesity and OA in hand(s) and hip(s) remains controversial and needs further investigatio...

    Authors: Margreth Grotle, Kare B Hagen, Bard Natvig, Fredrik A Dahl and Tore K Kvien

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:132

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Mulligan's mobilisation techniques are thought to increase the range of movement (ROM) in patients with low back pain. The primary aim of this study was to investigate the application of the Mulligan's Sustain...

    Authors: Maria Moutzouri, Evdokia Billis, Nikolaos Strimpakos, Polixeni Kottika and Jacqueline A Oldham

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:131

    Content type: Research article

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  45. While the Osteoporosis Canada 2002 Canadian guidelines provided evidence based strategies in preventing, diagnosing, and managing this condition, publication and distribution of guidelines have not, in and of ...

    Authors: George Ioannidis, Lehana Thabane, Amiram Gafni, Anthony Hodsman, Brent Kvern, Dan Johnstone, Nathalie Plumley, Lena Salach, Famida Jiwa, Jonathan D Adachi and Alexandra Papaioannou

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:130

    Content type: Research article

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  46. A fracture of the distal radius is a commonly occurring fracture and accounts for a third of all fractures in the elderly. Thus far, one year estimates of pain and disability following a fracture of the distal...

    Authors: Catherine M Moore and Jo Leonardi-Bee

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:129

    Content type: Research article

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  47. Nerve root decompression with instrumented spondylodesis is the most frequently performed surgical procedure in the treatment of patients with symptomatic low-grade spondylolytic spondylolisthesis. Nerve root ...

    Authors: Mark P Arts, Marco JT Verstegen, Ronald Brand, Bart W Koes, M Elske van den Akker and Wilco C Peul

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:128

    Content type: Study protocol

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  48. Different research techniques indicate alterations in muscle tissue and in neuromuscular control of aching muscles in patients with chronic localized pain. Ultrasound can be used for analysis of muscle tissue ...

    Authors: Michael Peolsson, Britt Larsson, Lars-Åke Brodin and Björn Gerdle

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:127

    Content type: Research article

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