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  1. We have developed a model of stratified exercise therapy that distinguishes three knee osteoarthritis (OA) subgroups (‘high muscle strength subgroup’, ‘low muscle strength subgroup’, ‘obesity subgroup’), which...

    Authors: J. Knoop, J. W. de Joode, H. Brandt, J. Dekker and R. W. J. G. Ostelo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:559
  2. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are frequently used to assess the effects of treatments in patients with wrist osteoarthritis (OA), but their psychometric properties have not been evaluated in this g...

    Authors: Sara L. Larsson, Elisabeth Brogren, Lars B. Dahlin, Anders Björkman and Elisabeth Ekstrand
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:558
  3. The choice of bone substitutes for the treatment of infected bone defects (IBDs) has attracted the attention of surgeons for years. However, single-stage bioabsorbable materials that are used as carriers for a...

    Authors: Yanjun Wang, Zihou Zhao, Shiyu Liu, Wen Luo, Guoliang Wang, Zhenfeng Zhu, Qiong Ma, Yunyan Liu, Linhu Wang, Shuaikun Lu, Yong Zhang, Jixian Qian and Yunfei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:557
  4. Patient engagement is recommended for improving health care services, and to evaluate its organisation and impact appropriate, and rigorously evaluated outcome measures are needed.

    Authors: Andrew Garratt, Joachim Sagen, Elin Børøsund, Cecilie Varsi, Ingvild Kjeken, Hanne Dagfinrud and Rikke Helene Moe
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:556
  5. In Sweden, core treatment for osteoarthritis is offered through a Supported Osteoarthritis Self-Management Programme (SOASP), combining education and exercise to provide patients with coping strategies in self...

    Authors: Karin Sturesdotter Åkesson, Anne Sundén, Kjerstin Stigmar, Cecilia Fagerström, Teresa Pawlikowska and Eva Ekvall Hansson
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:555
  6. Lumbar magnetic resonance imaging (LMRI) is often performed early in the course of care, which can be discordant with guidelines for non-serious low back pain. Our primary hypothesis was that adults receiving ...

    Authors: Robert J. Trager, Brian R. Anderson, Regina M. Casselberry, Jaime A. Perez and Jeffery A. Dusek
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:554
  7. Postoperative pneumonia (POP) is a devastating complication that can frequently occur after hip fracture surgery. This study aimed to quantitatively and comprehensively summarize the risk factors for POP follo...

    Authors: Seung-Beom Han, Sang-Bum Kim and Kyun-Ho Shin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:553
  8. Low back pain (LBP) is a major symptom of symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis (SLSS). It is important to assess LBP in patients with SLSS to develop better treatment. This study aimed to analyse the factors ass...

    Authors: Izaya Ogon, Atsushi Teramoto, Hiroyuki Takashima, Yoshinori Terashima, Mitsunori Yoshimoto, Makoto Emori, Kousuke Iba, Tsuneo Takebayashi and Toshihiko Yamashita
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:552
  9. The brief Michigan Hand Questionnaire (brief MHQ) is a 12-item self-reported measure of hand function for patients with hand disorders which has been validated using Classical Test Theory. Rasch analysis can p...

    Authors: Shannon C. Killip, Joy C. MacDermid, Robbert M. Wouters, Kathryn E. Sinden, Rebecca E. Gewurtz, Ruud W. Selles and Tara L. Packham
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:551
  10. Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a common degenerative spinal condition in older adults associated with disability, diminished quality of life, and substantial healthcare costs. Individual symptoms and needs va...

    Authors: Christine Comer, Carlo Ammendolia, Michele C. Battié, André Bussières, Jeremy Fairbank, Andrew Haig, Markus Melloh, Anthony Redmond, Michael J. Schneider, Christopher J. Standaert, Christy Tomkins-Lane, Esther Williamson and Arnold YL. Wong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:550
  11. Postural control is associated with fall risk. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have a higher risk to fall than healthy subjects. The objective of this study was to identify associations between variabl...

    Authors: Sabine Wiegmann, Gabriele Armbrecht, Diana Borucki, Bjoern Buehring, Frank Buttgereit, Christian Detzer, Désirée Schaumburg, Kim Nikola Zeiner and Roswitha Dietzel
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:549
  12. Approximately 20% of patients experience chronic pain after total knee replacement (TKR). The impact of chronic pain after TKR on primary care services in the UK is currently unknown. The aim of this study was...

    Authors: Rafael Pinedo-Villanueva, Spyros Kolovos, Christopher Maronga, Antonella Delmestri, Nick Howells, Andrew Judge, Rachael Gooberman-Hill and Vikki Wylde
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:548
  13. Contemporary strategies for prehabilitation and rehabilitation associated with total knee arthroplasty (TKA) surgery have focused on improving joint range-of-motion and function with less emphasis on neuromusc...

    Authors: Anna Maria Risso, Marietta L. van der Linden, Andrea Bailey, Peter Gallacher and Nigel Gleeson
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:547
  14. Complete isolated calcaneal dislocation, defined as dislocation of talocalcaneal and calcaneocuboid joints with intact talonavicular joint without significant fracture, is an exceedingly rare injury.

    Authors: Amir Reza Vosoughi, Armin Akbarzadeh and Alireza Zakaee
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:546
  15. Charcot neuroarthropathy (CNA) of the upper extremity occurs most frequently in shoulders. However, CNA in the hands is uncommon and seldom be reported. The onset of CNA is usually insidious. If this process c...

    Authors: Wenting Wang, Anni Tong, Nan Liu, Fin Biering-Soerensen and Shuai Tong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:545
  16. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common degenerative joint disease leading to significant pain, mobility limitation, economic burden, reduced quality of life, and disability among adults globally. Psychological factor...

    Authors: Ezinne Chika Ekediegwu, Chigbogu Earnest Akpaenyi, Ifeoma Blessing Nwosu and Ogochukwu Kelechi Onyeso
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:544
  17. Complex acetabular fractures involving the anterior and posterior columns are an intractable clinical challenge. The study investigated the safety and efficacy of oblique-ilioischial plate technique for acetab...

    Authors: Zhong Chen, Zhao-xiang Wu, Ge Chen, Yi Ou and Hong-jie Wen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:540
  18. Displaced patella fracture is commonly treated with open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF). Wound complications after surgery often lead to prolonged hospitalization and dissatisfaction of patients. Peria...

    Authors: Kai Song, Bowen Zhu, Qing Jiang, Jin Xiong and Hongfei Shi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:539
  19. The Patient Education Empowerment Programme (PEEP) is an interdisciplinary group intervention for people living with chronic pain. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, lockdown and restrictions on in-person g...

    Authors: Dawn Ernstzen, Janet Keet, Kerry-Ann Louw, Jocelyn Park-Ross, Lorien Pask, Cameron Reardon, Maia Zway and Romy Parker
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:538
  20. Little is known about the role of COVID-19 pandemic period on the epidemiology of fracture-related infection (FRI). The present study summarizes the changes in the prevalence, microbiology, and risk factors of...

    Authors: Eduardo Cezar Santos, Stefânia Prebianchi, Ingrid Nayara Santos, Mariana Neri Kurihara, Adriana Dell’Aquila, Carlos Finelli, Fernando Baldy dos Reis and Mauro José Salles
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:535
  21. There are no previous studies that evaluate the effect of obesity on patients undergoing complex revision thoracolumbar spine surgery. The primary objective was to determine the relationship between obesity an...

    Authors: Takashi Hirase, Jeremiah F. Ling, Varan Haghshenas, Richard Fuld III, David Dong, Darrell S. Hanson, B. Christoph Meyer and Rex A. W. Marco
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:534
  22. Measures of hip muscle morphology and composition (e.g., muscle size and fatty infiltration) are possible with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Standardised protocols or guidelines do not exist for evaluation...

    Authors: Zuzana Perraton, Peter Lawrenson, Andrea B. Mosler, James M. Elliott, Kenneth A. Weber II, Natasha AMS. Flack, Jon Cornwall, Rebecca J. Crawford, Christopher Stewart and Adam I. Semciw
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:533
  23. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders are common in the healthcare sector due to exposure of physical demanding work tasks. Risk assessment is necessary to prevent injuries and promote a safety culture. The T...

    Authors: Sebastian Buck, Jan Sandqvist, Emma Nilsing Strid, Hanneke J. J. Knibbe, Paul Enthoven and Charlotte Wåhlin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:531
  24. Osteoporosis is a common metabolic bone disease that is characterized by low bone mass. However, limited efforts have been made to explore the functional relevance of the blood proteome to bone mineral density...

    Authors: Jiawen Xu, Shaoyun Zhang, Haibo Si, Yi Zeng, Yuangang Wu, Yuan Liu, Mingyang Li, Limin Wu and Bin Shen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:530
  25. Vertebral compression fractures caused by osteoporosis are common in elderly patients and are often encountered by clinical physicians. Percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty (PKP) is widely accepted as a minimally ...

    Authors: Yi-Hsuan Lee, Po-Quang Chen and Chung-Ting Wu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:529
  26. In primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA), tibial bone defects ≥ 10 mm in depth often become uncontained defects, a condition most surgeons find challenging to treat. Although the allogenous bone graft is a use...

    Authors: Dai Iwase, Yukie Metoki, Yasuaki Kusumoto, Jun Aikawa, Kensuke Fukushima, Shotaro Takano, Manabu Mukai, Kentaro Uchida, Gen Inoue and Masashi Takaso
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:528
  27. Most ergonomics studies on office workstations evaluate the effects of an intervention only by subjective measures such as musculoskeletal pain and discomfort. Limited evidence has been provided regarding risk...

    Authors: Fernanda Cabegi de Barros, Cristiane Shinohara Moriguchi, Thaís Cristina Chaves, David M. Andrews, Michael Sonne and Tatiana de Oliveira Sato
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:526
  28. The humerus fracture is one of the most commonly occurring fractures. In this research, we attempted to evaluate and compare the extent of malrotation and biomechanical environment after surgical treatment of ...

    Authors: Cheng Wang, Xiao-yuan Ma, Lin-tao Lu, Zheng Guo and Guo-feng Dai
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:525
  29. To compare potential of ultrashort time-to-echo (UTE) T2* mapping and T2* values from T2*-weighted imaging for assessing lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration (IVDD),with Pfirrmann grading as a reference sta...

    Authors: Li-Lan Wu, Li-Heng Liu, Sheng-Xiang Rao, Pu-Yeh Wu and Jian-Jun Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:524
  30. Modern treatment options of distal humerus fractures of active elderly patients are osteosynthesis and total elbow arthroplasty. The evidence of outcomes of ORIF after AO/OTA C-type fractures mostly predates t...

    Authors: Kaarlo V. Kervinen, Mikko T. Salmela and Tuomas A. Lähdeoja
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:523
  31. Uniportal full endoscopic posterolateral transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (Endo-TLIF) with percutaneous pedicle screw fixation is a promising, minimally invasive method for the treatment of lumbar spondy...

    Authors: De-rong Xu, Liang-rui Luan, Xue-xiao Ma, Zhi-chao Cong and Chuan-li Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:522
  32. The application of double plating in olecranon fractures is becoming increasingly widespread. There is no research comparing this technique with traditional tension band wiring (TBW) and the single plate techn...

    Authors: Hongfei Qi, Zhong Li, Yao Lu, Teng Ma, Shuai Ji, Bing Du, Ming Li, Qiang Huang, Kun Zhang and Yanling Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:521
  33. Although serum C-reactive protein (CRP), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), plasma fibrinogen and neutrophil–lymphocyte ratio (NLR) are promising biomarkers for screening PJI in patients undergoing revision...

    Authors: Hong Xu, Li Liu, Jinwei Xie, Qiang Huang, Yahao Lai and Zongke Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:520
  34. Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) is a genetic, progressive and devastating disease characterized by severe heterotopic ossification (HO), loss of mobility and early death. There are no FDA approved ...

    Authors: Bernard J. Smilde, Clemens Stockklausner, Richard Keen, Andrew Whittaker, Alex N. Bullock, Annette von Delft, Natasja M. van Schoor, Paul B. Yu and E. Marelise W. Eekhoff
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:519
  35. Authors: Janne Pesonen, Michael Shacklock, Juha-Sampo Suomalainen, Lauri Karttunen, Jussi Mäki, Olavi Airaksinen and Marinko Rade
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:518

    The original article was published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:808

  36. Articular surface size is traditionally considered to be a relatively stable trait throughout adulthood. Increased joint size reduces bone and cartilage tissue strains. Although physical activity (PA) has a cl...

    Authors: Juho-Antti Junno, Asla Keisu, Maisa Niemelä, Marella Modarress Julin, Raija Korpelainen, Timo Jämsä, Jaakko Niinimäki, Petri Lehenkari and Petteri Oura
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:517
  37. Persistent pain and disability in whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) grades II and III are common. In two randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of neck-specific exercises (NSE), we have seen promising results i...

    Authors: Gunnel Peterson, Siw Carlfjord, Emma Nilsing Strid, Sofia Ask, Margaretha Jönsson and Anneli Peolsson
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:516
  38. Cancer-induced bone pain (CIBP) is a kind of pain with complex pathophysiology. Proteinase-activated receptor 2 (PAR-2) is involved in CIBP. This study explored the effects of PAR-2 on CIBP rats.

    Authors: Yiting Tang, Yupeng Chen, Mingzhu Yang, Qiuhui Zheng, Yaoyuan Li and Yanju Bao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:514
  39. PMMA bone cement leads to the development of local thrombi. Our study found that ES-PMMA bone cement, a novel material, can reduce local thrombosis. We used a simple and reproducible animal model to confirm th...

    Authors: Linchao Sang, Kangning Hao, Luobin Ding, Xiaoyu Shen, Hui Sun, Dehao Fu and Xiangbei Qi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:513
  40. The autogenous iliac bone graft is the first choice of surgical treatment for long bone non-union. However, many factors limit the use of autogenous bone, such as insufficient bone harvest and complications in...

    Authors: Shenghui Wu, Kun Quan, Jiong Mei, Min Dai and Sa Song
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:512
  41. Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes (T2D) can improve the structure and strength of femur of rats, but the effect of CSII treatment on the lumbar spine of T2D r...

    Authors: Xiaorong Hu, He Gong, Aiqi Hou, Xiaodan Wu, Peipei Shi and Yingying Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:511
  42. Deep learning (DL) is an advanced machine learning approach used in diverse areas, such as image analysis, bioinformatics, and natural language processing. A convolutional neural network (CNN) is a representat...

    Authors: Hyunkwang Shin, Gyu Sang Choi, Oog-Jin Shon, Gi Beom Kim and Min Cheol Chang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:510
  43. Chronic spinal epidural hematomas (SEHs) are rare clinical entities. SEH with vertebral scalloping is extremely rare, with only a few cases having been reported to date. We report a unique case of spontaneous ...

    Authors: Shusaku Fukatsu, Satoshi Ogihara, Hiroki Imada, Satoshi Ikemune, Jun-Ichi Tamaru and Kazuo Saita
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:508

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