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  1. Neck pain is widespread among students in healthcare-related fields. Although neck pain is more prevalent in females, since most research involves mixed-sex samples we know very little about sex differences in...

    Authors: Bi’e Zheng, Lifeng Zheng, Ming Li, Jianping Lin, Yuxiang Zhu, Liuzhisheng Jin, Roushi You, Yifang Gao, Xia Liu and Shizhong Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:842
  2. To describe the cervical spine morphology and explore its relationship to global sagittal alignment parameters in the asymptomatic adolescent population. 

    Authors: Yanjie Zhu, Xinkun Zhang, Yunshan Fan, Zhi Zhou, Guangfei Gu, Chuanfeng Wang, Chaobo Feng, Jia Chen, Shisheng He and Haijian Ni
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:840
  3. The paper presents insights from the Community based Rehabilitation after Knee Arthroplasty (CORKA) trial. We aimed to explore physiotherapists and physiotherapy assistants’ experiences of delivering a home-ba...

    Authors: Karen L. Barker, Jon Room and Francine Toye
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:839
  4. MIR31 host gene (MIR31HG) polymorphisms play important roles in the occurrence of osteonecrosis. However, the association of MIR31HG polymorphisms with the risk of steroid-induced osteonecrosis of the femoral he...

    Authors: Yuan Wang, Yexin Wang, Da Liang, Hongtao Hu, Guangwei Li, Xiaoguang Meng, Bing Zhu and Wei Zhong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:836
  5. A symptomatic postoperative pseudocyst (PP) is a cystic lesion that is formed in the operation area of the intervertebral disc, leading to worse symptoms. Some minority patients who developed PP experienced ra...

    Authors: Bin Zhu, Lanpu Shang, Xiao Han, Xingchen Li, Hongchen Wang, Peiming Sang, Chaoliang Lv, Jian Li and Xiaoguang Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:835
  6. While low back pain occurs in nearly everybody and is the leading cause of disability worldwide, we lack instruments to accurately predict persistence of acute low back pain. We aimed to develop and internally...

    Authors: J. Knoop, W. van Lankveld, L. Beijer, F. J. B. Geerdink, M. W. Heymans, T. J. Hoogeboom, S. Hoppenbrouwers, E. van Overmeeren, R. Soer, C. Veenhof, K. C. P. Vissers, P. J. van der Wees, M. Sappelli and J. B. Staal
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:834
  7. To evaluate the effect of patient participation in arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM) on rehabilitation and patient satisfaction.

    Authors: Pengfei Ruan, RuiQing Ji, Jing Shen, Xiang Wang and Weifeng Ji
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:832
  8. De Quervain’s disease is tenosynovitis of the first dorsal compartment causing severely painful radial-side wrist pain and impaired function. Steroids are effective in treating this condition due to their anti...

    Authors: Sitthiphong Suwannaphisit, Porames Suwanno, Warangkana Fongsri and Chaiwat Chuaychoosakoon
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:831
  9. To date, no study has compared the surgical outcomes between posterior wall acetabular fractures with and without associated femoral head fractures. Therefore, we evaluated whether an associated femoral head f...

    Authors: Po-Ju Lai, Chih-Yang Lai, I-Chuan Tseng, Chun-Yi Su and Yi-Hsun Yu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:830
  10. Cubital tunnel syndrome can be caused by overtraction and dynamic compression in elbow deformities. The extent to which elbow deformities contribute to ulnar nerve strain is unknown. Here, we investigated ulna...

    Authors: Mitsuyuki Nagashima, Shohei Omokawa, Yasuaki Nakanishi, Pasuk Mahakkanukrauh, Hideo Hasegawa, Takamasa Shimizu, Kenji Kawamura and Yasuhito Tanaka
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:829
  11. Hip fractures are common in elderly populations and can be life threatening. Changes in healthcare delivery and outcomes for patients with hip fracture treated with intramedullary nails are not well characteri...

    Authors: Christopher G. Finkemeier, Chantal E. Holy, Jill W. Ruppenkamp, Mollie Vanderkarr and C. Sparks
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:828
  12. We assessed quality of life (QoL) of patients undergoing surgery for proximal femur fracture and performed a cost-effectiveness analysis of haemostatic drugs for reducing postoperative bleeding.

    Authors: A Merchán-Galvis, M Posso, E Canovas, M Jordán, X Aguilera and MJ Martinez-Zapata
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:827
  13. This study aims to determine whether nail size or the difference between canal and nail diameter (CN difference) affects the union rate and time of femoral shaft fracture treated with an interlocking intramedu...

    Authors: Chiu-Yu Shih, Chew-Teng Kor, Cheng-Pu Hsieh, Chiu-Liang Chen and Yu-Cheng Lo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:826
  14. The paper holds the research purpose of confirming the long-term results of trans-scaphoid perilunate fracture dislocations (TSPFD) under the treatment of open reduction and internal fixation.

    Authors: Xiao-Jun Yu, Shan-Xi Wang, Xin-Zhen Guo, Qi-Kun Liu, Ying-Guang Wang, Yun-Kun Qu, Hao Kang and Yuan Bao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:825
  15. Osteoporosis is a disease of the skeletal system associated with loss of bone mass and an increased risk of fractures affecting women more often than men. Identification of the knowledge about osteoporosis and...

    Authors: Reza Taghvaei, Desislava Dimitrova, Murat Karaman and Jalid Sehouli
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:824
  16. Walking exercise has been demonstrated to improve health in people with diabetes. However, it is largely unknown the influences of various walking intensities such as walking speeds and durations on dynamic pl...

    Authors: Chi-Wen Lung, Pu-Chun Mo, Chunmei Cao, Keying Zhang, Fu-Lien Wu, Ben-Yi Liau and Yih-Kuen Jan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:823
  17. The Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the human body, although it is also prone to injury and rupture. Currently, the best treatment method for acute Achilles tendon rupture remains controversial. The...

    Authors: Li Jun, Yu Hao, Zhan Junfeng, Zhang Jisen, Xu Xinzhong, Yao Yunfeng, Tian Dasheng and Xie Jia
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:822
  18. Although total wrist arthroplasty (TWA) has become a common treatment option for wrists with damage due to rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the optimal implant axial alignment for TWA has been inadequately studied. ...

    Authors: Mitsutoshi Ota, Yuichiro Matsui, Daisuke Kawamura, Atsushi Urita, Takeshi Endo and Norimasa Iwasaki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:821
  19. The influence of thread profile on the fixation stability of bone screws remains unclear. This study aimed to compare the fixation stability of screws with different thread profiles under several loading condi...

    Authors: Xiaoreng Feng, Zhaopei Luo, Yupeng Li, Yiyi Yao, Weichen Qi, Bin Chen and Hongfeng Liang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:820
  20. Femur fracture is a major burden among elderly people, leading patients to be bedridden for a long time in the hospital. The body is more likely to be in a catabolic state as a result of the prolonged fasting ...

    Authors: Narendra Kumar Chaudhary, Dev Ram Sunuwar, Rachit Sharma, Mandeep Karki, Mukti Nath Timilsena, Anita Gurung, Sunil Badgami, Devendra Raj Singh, Prabesh Karki, Kailash Kumar Bhandari and Pranil Man Singh Pradhan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:819
  21. Skeletal dysplasia is a heterogeneous group of disorders. Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasias comprise one subgroup. Deficiency of carbohydrate sulfotransferase 3 has been reported in a small number of patients with...

    Authors: Mehran Kausar, Noor Ul Ain, Farzana Hayat, Hunain Fatima, Saad Azim, Hazrat Ullah, Murva Mushtaq, Sumbal Khalid, Shahid Hussain, Sadaf Naz, Jamal Janjua, Saad Bin Amjad, Ruqia Mehmood Baig, Outi Makitie, Raheel Qamar, Shiro Ikegawa…
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:818
  22. A considerable number of studies have suggested that there is a strong correlation between 25-hydroxyvitamin D or vitamin D levels and overall health, with reported impacts ranging from mental health and vital...

    Authors: Mohammad Ali and Zakir Uddin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:817
  23. The spinal hybrid elastic (SHE) rod dynamic stabilization system can provide sufficient spine support and less adjacent segment stress. This study aimed to investigate the biomechanical effects after the inter...

    Authors: Jui-Yang Hsieh, Chen-Sheng Chen, Shao-Ming Chuang, Jyh-Horng Wang, Po-Quang Chen and Yi-You Huang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:816
  24. An Andersson lesion (AL) is a fatigue fracture occurring across three columns in ankylosing spondylitis (AS), resulting in spinal pseudarthrosis (SP) formation, most commonly in the thoracolumbar segment. Howe...

    Authors: Chaofeng Guo, Tao Li, Hongqi Zhang, Qile Gao, Gengming Zhang, Jinyang Liu, Yuxiang Wang, Ang Deng, Shaohua Liu, Yang Sun and Mingxing Tang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:815
  25. Volumetric muscle loss (VML) is a pervasive injury within contemporary combat and a primary driver of disability among injured Service members. As such, VML has been a topic of investigation over the past deca...

    Authors: Connor P. Dolan, Christopher L. Dearth, Benjamin T. Corona and Stephen M. Goldman
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:814
  26. The greater likelihood of morbidity, mortality, length of hospital stays and poorer long-term outcomes as a result of surgical site infections secondary to spinal surgery makes prophylactic measures an imperat...

    Authors: Kabir A. Torres, Elliot Konrade, Jacob White, Mauro Costa M. Tavares Junior, Joshua T. Bunch, Douglas Burton, R. Sean Jackson, Jacob Birlingmair and Brandon B. Carlson
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:813
  27. Severe frozen shoulder (FS) is often resistant to treatment and can thus result in long-term functional impairment. However, its etiology remains unknown. We hypothesized that gene expression of FS would vary ...

    Authors: Hiroaki Nishimoto, Shoji Fukuta, Naoshi Fukui, Koichi Sairyo and Tetsuo Yamaguchi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:811
  28. The impact of the T1 slope minus cervical lordosis (T1S-CL) on surgical outcomes in patients with degenerative cervical myelopathy undergoing laminoplasty (LP) remain uncertain.

    Authors: Ryuji Sakamoto, Hideki Nakamoto, Yuichi Yoshida, Nozomu Ohtomo, Kosei Nagata, So Kato, Toru Doi, Yoshitaka Matsubayashi, Yuki Taniguchi, Sakae Tanaka and Yasushi Oshima
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:810
  29. This study is aimed to investigate retrospectively the radiographic and clinical outcomes in children and young adults with cerebral palsy (CP) undergoing periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) with or without femoral...

    Authors: Kangming Chen, Jinyan Wu, Chao Shen, Junfeng Zhu, Xiaodong Chen and Jun Xia
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:809
  30. Forearm supination contracture is the mostAQ common deformity of the forearm following obstetric brachial plexus palsy (OBPP). Supination deformities in OBPP may be corrected by performing forearm osteotomy; h...

    Authors: Nezar B. Hamdi, Motaz Doubi, Talal B. Abalkhail and Hatan Mortada
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:808
  31. The study objective was to compare the efficacy and safety of percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) combined with facet joint block (FB) and vertebroplasty alone in relieving acute pain on osteoporotic vertebral c...

    Authors: Sha-Jie Dang, Wen-Bo Wei, Ling Wei and Jin Xu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:807
  32. Applications of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) for individual patient management are expanding with the support of digital tools. Providing PROM-based information to patients can potentially improve...

    Authors: Brocha Z. Stern, Sarah Pila, Layla I. Joseph, Nan E. Rothrock and Patricia D. Franklin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:806
  33. Many surgical options have been described to manage post-tubercular kyphosis, but the standard approach for treating severe post-tubercular angular kyphosis in children has not been established yet. The presen...

    Authors: Hong-Qi Zhang, Ang Deng, Chao-Feng Guo, Qi-Le Gao and Emmanuel Alonge
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:805
  34. Low back pain (LBP) causes the highest morbidity burden globally. The purpose of the present study was to project and compare the impact of three strategies for reducing the population health burden of LBP: we...

    Authors: Jacek A. Kopec, Eric C. Sayre, Jolanda Cibere, Linda C. Li, Hubert Wong, Anya Okhmatovskaia and John M. Esdaile
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:804
  35. Lateral epicondylitis is one of the most common upper extremity problems presented to orthopedic surgeons. Despite a rapid and accurate arrival at a diagnosis by clinical examination, there exists no consensus...

    Authors: Panithan Tuntiyatorn, Rachaporn Taweesakulvashra, Thepparat Kanchanathepsak, Chanakarn Rojpitipongsakorn and Tulyapruek Tawonsawatruk
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:803
  36. Adult spinal deformity is a spectrum of degenerative spinal diseases with increasing prevalence and healthcare burden worldwide. Identification of patients who are more likely to improve through conservative m...

    Authors: Jason Pui Yin Cheung, Hei Lung Wong and Prudence Wing Hang Cheung
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:802
  37. In chronic LBP (CLBP), guideline-endorsed treatment is to stay active, return to normal activity, and to exercise. Several reviews on various exercise types used in CLBP have been published. We aimed to identi...

    Authors: Wilhelmus Johannes Andreas Grooten, Carina Boström, Åsa Dedering, Marie Halvorsen, Roman P. Kuster, Lena Nilsson-Wikmar, Christina B. Olsson, Graciela Rovner, Elena Tseli and Eva Rasmussen-Barr
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:801
  38. To investigate the mechanisms of low back pain triggered by the five-repetition sit-to-stand test (5R-STS test) in degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis (DLS) from radiographic perspective, as well as to deter...

    Authors: Jiang Jiang, Jun Hu, Hai-ping Cai, Lei Niu, Meng-long Zheng, Xi Chen and Wen‑zhi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:800
  39. This study evaluates the conformity of using a computer vision-based posture analysis system as a screening assessment for postural deformity detection in the spine that is easily applicable to clinical practice.

    Authors: Kwang Hyeon Kim, Moon-Jun Sohn and Chun Gun Park
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:799
  40. The 1-year mortality and functional prognoses of patients who received surgery for cervical trauma in the elderly remains unclear. The aim of this study is to investigate the rates of, and factors associated w...

    Authors: Takeshi Sasagawa, Noriaki Yokogawa, Hiroyuki Hayashi, Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, Kei Ando, Hiroaki Nakashima, Naoki Segi, Kota Watanabe, Satoshi Nori, Kazuki Takeda, Takeo Furuya, Atsushi Yunde, Shota Ikegami, Masashi Uehara, Hidenori Suzuki, Yasuaki Imajo…
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:798
  41. Congenital scoliosis (CS) is a congenital deformity of the spine resulting from abnormal and asymmetrical development of vertebral bodies during pregnancy. However, the etiology and mechanism of CS remain uncl...

    Authors: YuanTao Wu, Hong-qi Zhang, Mingxing Tang, Chaofeng Guo, Shaohua Liu, Jiong Li, Yunjia Wang, Lige Xiao and Guanteng Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:797
  42. Total hip arthroplasty(THA)is widely used to treat end-stage hip disorders. Ceramic-on-ceramic total hip prostheses are widely used because of their durability. Alumina matrix composite (AMC), known as the fou...

    Authors: He Xiao, Jian Wang, Nian-Ye Zheng and Zhan-Jun Shi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:796
  43. There is still some controversy about the augmentation of the inferior extensor retinaculum after arthroscopic anterior talofibular ligament repair. The aim of this study was to evaluate the novel arthro-Brost...

    Authors: Yunjian Yang, Jing Han, Helin Wu, Xiaosong Zhi, Junhong Lian, Feng Xu, Xianhua Cai and Shijun Wei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:795
  44. Oblique lumbar interbody fusion (OLIF) is an important surgical modality for the treatment of degenerative lumbar spine disease. Various supplemental fixations can be co-applied with OLIF, increasing OLIF stab...

    Authors: Zi-Xuan Liu, Zi-Wei Gao, Chao Chen, Zi-Yang Liu, Xin-Yi Cai, Ya-Nan Ren, Xun Sun, Xin-Long Ma, Cheng-Fei Du and Qiang Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:794
  45. The number of studies with a large cohort of patients that primarily focus on patient-reported outcomes after ACL reconstruction in children and adolescents is limited. The purpose of the present study was to ...

    Authors: Baldur Thorolfsson, Michelle Lundgren, Thorkell Snaebjornsson, Jon Karlsson, Kristian Samuelsson and Eric Hamrin Senorski
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:793
  46. Magnetically controlled growing rods (MCGR) have replaced traditional growing rods (TGR) in the past decade, however, a comparison of their direct costs and treatment outcomes based on real longitudinal data i...

    Authors: Prudence Wing Hang Cheung, Carlos King Ho Wong, Jewel T. Sadiang-abay, Sin Ting Lau and Jason Pui Yin Cheung
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:791
  47. This study aimed to determine preoperative predictors for sagittal imbalance in kyphosis secondary to ankylosing spondylitis (AS) after one-level three-column osteotomy.

    Authors: Jianzhou Luo, Kai Yang, Zili Yang, Jiayi Chen, Zhengji Huang, Zhenjuan Luo, Huiren Tao, Chunguang Duan and Tailin Wu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:790
  48. PRP injection was proved to promote the health condition of individuals with mild to moderate Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). However, carpal tunnel release (CTR) was still a necessary treatment for individuals ...

    Authors: Yan-chun Gao, Qi-yang Wang, Chen-chen Wang, Shichang Zhao and Hua Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:787

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