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  1. Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a hereditary genetic disorder characterized by bone fragility and extremity deformities. The surgical management for long-bone fractures and deformities in OI remains a challeng...

    Authors: Hongjiang Yang, Bo Li, Cong Xing, Shijie Gao, Wenbiao Zhu, Yang Xiong, Xiuzhi Ren and Guangzhi Ning
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:110
  2. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) have always been complaints reported by handicraft workers due to the repetitive and static nature of work. Therefore, the current study aimed to investigate the ...

    Authors: Mahnaz Shakerian, Reza Esmaeili and Masoud Rismanchian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:109
  3. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are known as one of the main problems affecting the health of industrial workers and can lead to lost working days, functional disability of workers and wasting the financial r...

    Authors: Reza Esmaeili, Mahnaz Shakerian, Sayed Vahid Esmaeili, Mahdi Jalali, Amin Babaei Pouya and Azim Karimi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:107
  4. Follow-up visits 5 or 7 years after surgery were recommended for people having primary hip or knee replacement. The benefits of this practice to patients and the healthcare system, however, have not yet been s...

    Authors: Rafael Pinedo-Villanueva, Spyros Kolovos, Edward Burn, Antonella Delmestri, Lindsay K. Smith, Andrew Judge, Sarah R. Kingsbury, Martin H. Stone and Philip G. Conaghan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:106
  5. The current understanding of glenohumeral joint stability is defined by active restrictions and passive stabilizers including naturally-occurring negative intraarticular pressure. Cadaveric specimens have been...

    Authors: Patrick M. Williamson, Kaveh Momenzadeh, Philip Hanna, Mohammadreza Abbasian, Nadim Kheir, Aron Lechtig, Stephen Okajima, Mason Garcia, Arun J. Ramappa, Ara Nazarian and Joseph P. DeAngelis
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:105
  6. Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of global disability. The understanding of the role of psychosocial factors in knee OA outcomes is still evolving particularly in an Asian context. The primary aim o...

    Authors: Bryan Yijia Tan, Zack Zhong Sheng Goh, Chien Joo Lim, Michelle Jessica Pereira, Su-Yin Yang, Kelvin Guoping Tan, Alvin Chin Kwong Tan, Phyllis Liang, J. Haxby Abbott, Andrew M. Briggs, David J. Hunter, Soren T. Skou, Julian Thumboo and Josip Car
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:104
  7. Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) is a running-related injury of the lower extremities. After returning to competition, there are often recurring episodes of MTSS. Therefore, it is important to prevent the ...

    Authors: Takehiro Ohmi, Junya Aizawa, Kenji Hirohata, Shunsuke Ohji, Sho Mitomo, Toshiyuki Ohara and Kazuyoshi Yagishita
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:103
  8. The incidence of Achilles tendinopathy has risen over the past decades. Insertional Achilles tendinopathy is characterised by tissue degeneration of the Achilles tendon from its insertion in the calcaneus to u...

    Authors: Violet Man-Chi Ko, Mingde Cao, Jihong Qiu, Isaac Chun-Kit Fong, Sai-Chuen Fu, Patrick Shu-Hang Yung and Samuel Ka-Kin Ling
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:102
  9. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine in orthopaedics and trauma surgery had mostly developed for joint arthroplasty, fracture management, and general pre- and postoperative care including teleradiology...

    Authors: Ulf Krister Hofmann, Frank Hildebrand, Moritz Mederake and Filippo Migliorini
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:101
  10. With the aging population of society, the incidence rate of osteoporosis is increasing year by year. Early diagnosis of osteoporosis plays a significant role in the progress of disease prevention. As newly dev...

    Authors: Jinling Wang, Shuwei Zhou, Suping Chen, Yewen He, Hui Gao, Luyou Yan, Xiaoli Hu, Ping Li, Hongrong Shen, Muqing Luo, Tian You, Jianyu Li, Zeya Zhong and Kun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:100
  11. A combination of lateral soft tissue release, medial soft tissue contraction, vastus medialis anterior placement, medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction, and rectus femoris insertion reconstruction are ...

    Authors: Wei Li, De-Bao Zhang, Sheng-Ming Xu, Huang-Yi Bi and Gui-Shan Gu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:99
  12. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines a person with a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 25 kg/m2 as overweight. Being overweight is a lifestyle-related disease; however, little is known about t...

    Authors: Masahiro Hirahata, Youichi Yasui, Muneyoshi Fujita, Keisuke Ishii, Hirotaka Kawano and Tomoaki Kitagawa
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:98
  13. Post-operative dislocation and reconstruction of acetabular defects are two challenging topics in revision Total Hip Arthroplasty (rTHA). Cemented Dual Mobility (DM) cups on top of Kerboull Cross and bone graf...

    Authors: Ayman Ebied, Ahmed Ali Ebied, Ismail Tawfeek Badr, Mostafa Affara and Sameh Marie
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:97
  14. Normative values for hand grip and pinch strength among children in Saudi Arabia has not been well established. Therefore, the main aim of this study is to establish normative values for hand grip and pinch st...

    Authors: Bader A. Alqahtani, Aqeel M. Alenazi, Ragab K. Elnaggar, Mohammed M. Alshehri, Ahmed Alhowimel, Ayat A. Najmi, Muneera Alasraj and Mshari Alghadeir
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:96
  15. In the literature, factors associated with postoperative venous thromboembolisms (VTEs) after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) are limited. This study aimed to investigate the incidence of veno...

    Authors: Yusuke Hashimoto, Eriko Komiya, Kazuya Nishino, Yohei Nishida, Atsushi Masuda and Hiroaki Nakamura
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:95
  16. At present, there is no consensus on the optimal biomechanical method for Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction, and the “critical corner” that is produced by the femoral tunnel is currently conside...

    Authors: Bing Wang, Yongjie Ye, Long Yao, Ancheng Wei, Xin Huang, Zhiqiang Wang and Xiaojun Yu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:93
  17. Intra-articular (IA) corticosteroid injection is recommended in refractory knee osteoarthritis patients. However, 40-mg of triamcinolone IA every 3 months for 2 years reduces cartilage volume as compared to sa...

    Authors: Komchan Utamawatin, Ong-art Phruetthiphat, Rit Apinyankul and Sumapa Chaiamnuay
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:92
  18. Revision total knee replacement (TKR) is a major operation with a long recovery period and many patients report suboptimal outcomes. Rehabilitation has the potential to improve outcomes. The aim of this study ...

    Authors: Ifrah Omar, Setor K. Kunutsor, Wendy Bertram, Andrew J. Moore, Ashley W. Blom, Erik Lenguerrand, Michael R. Whitehouse and Vikki Wylde
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:91
  19. Distal femoral torsion is a key factor for poor alignment of patellofemoral joint. This study aims to evaluate the correlation between distal femoral torsion and the severity of patellofemoral arthritis, and t...

    Authors: Chongyi Fan, Yingzhen Niu, Maozheng Wei, Lingce Kong and Fei Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:90
  20. Short-stem hip arthroplasty (SHA) is characterized by metaphyseal load transfer that effectively preserves the bone stock, but still suffers from stress shielding in the proximal femur. We designed a tension s...

    Authors: Zhentao Ding, Jun Wang, Yanhua Wang, Xiaomeng Zhang, Yong Huan and Dianying Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:89
  21. Short-term researches have studied the change of the center of rotation (COR) after the Bryan Cervical disc arthroplasty (CDA). But there is a lack of long-term studies focusing on the location of COR and its ...

    Authors: Kai Yan, Zhan Shi, Da He, Bo Liu, Bin Xiao, Qilong Wang and Wei Tian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:88
  22. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are a key topic in occupational health. In the primary prevention of these disorders, interventions to minimize exposure to work-related physical risk factors are...

    Authors: Bert van de Wijdeven, Bart Visser, Joost Daams and Paul P.F.M. Kuijer
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:87
  23. To determine the current evidence on artificial neural network (ANN) in prognostic studies of musculoskeletal diseases (MSD) and to assess the accuracy of ANN in predicting the prognosis of patients with MSD. ...

    Authors: Fanji Qiu, Jinfeng Li, Rongrong Zhang and Kirsten Legerlotz
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:86
  24. There are indications that use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) and oral contraceptives (OC) increases the risk of low back pain (LBP), with higher oestrogen levels involved in the underlying mechanisms. Th...

    Authors: Ingrid Heuch, Ivar Heuch, Knut Hagen, Kjersti Storheim and John-Anker Zwart
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:84
  25. Patella fractures account for approximately 1% of all skeletal injuries. Treatment options are vast and no definitive conclusion on what option is the most beneficial could be made so far. Plate osteosynthesis...

    Authors: Yannick Rau, Thomas Huynh, Karl-Heinz Frosch, Carsten Schultz and Arndt-Peter Schulz
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:83
  26. Posterior shoulder dislocations are rare injuries that are often missed on initial presentation. Cases left untreated for more than three weeks are considered chronic, cannot be reduced closely (they become lo...

    Authors: Emil George Haritinian, Ioan Cristian Stoica, Roman Popescu, Gavril Lucian Gheorghievici and Laurent Nové-Josserand
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:82
  27. To explore the clinical efficacy and operation points of cervical radiculopathy with osseous foraminal stenosis treated with ultrasonic osteotome in anterior cervical surgery.

    Authors: Junlin Liu, Qingquan Kong, Pin Feng, Bin Zhang, Junsong Ma and Yuan Hu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:81
  28. Agricultural workers have a higher incidence of osteoarthritis (OA), but the etiology behind this phenomenon is unclear. Calving season, which occurs in mid- to late-winter for ranchers, includes physical cond...

    Authors: Matthew A. Thompson, Stephen A. Martin, Brady D. Hislop, Roubie Younkin, Tara M. Andrews, Kaleena Miller, Ronald K. June and Erik S. Adams
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:80
  29. Digital infrared thermal imaging (DITI), which detects infrared rays emitted from body surface to create a body heat map, has been utilized at various musculocutaneous conditions. Notably, DITI can demonstrate...

    Authors: Yeo Eun Park, Sang-Eok Lee, Yoon Sik Eom, Jae Man Cho, Joong Won Yang, Man Su Kim, Heum Dai Kwon, Jang Woo Lee and Dougho Park
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:79
  30. Patella-shaped disorder has been considered as a predisposing factor for patella instability. But the influence of early patella reduction for patellar development remains unclear. This study aimed to evaluate...

    Authors: Weifeng Li, Qian Wang, Haiying Wang, Zipeng Zhang and Shunyi Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:78
  31. To evaluate the outcomes of distal femoral, proximal tibial, and distal tibial physeal bar resection combined with or without the Hemi-Epiphysiodesis procedure and provide a better understanding of the applica...

    Authors: Han Xiao, Miao Li, Guanghui Zhu, Qian Tan, Weihua Ye, Jiangyan Wu, Haibo Mei and An Yan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:77
  32. MRI bone surface area and femoral bone shape (B-score) measures have been employed as quantitative endpoints in DMOAD clinical trials. Computerized Tomography (CT) imaging is more commonly used for 3D visualiz...

    Authors: Alan Brett, Michael A. Bowes and Philip G. Conaghan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:76
  33. Current literature presents a variety of surgical interventions aimed at modifying the iliotibial band (ITB) at the hip to relieve lateral hip pain (LHP). However, a focus towards the hip abductors as a main d...

    Authors: Simon Storgaard Jensen, Kristina Lund and Jeppe Lange
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:75
  34. Handgrip strength (HGS) measures the maximum voluntary force of the hand, which has been used to assess individual health status indirectly. Although several factors related to HGS have been identified, studie...

    Authors: Mohd Hasni Jaafar, Rosnah Ismail, Noor Hassim Ismail, Zaleha Md Isa, Azmi Mohd Tamil, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Kien Keat Ng, Nurul Hafiza Ab Razak, Najihah Zainol Abidin and Khairul Hazdi Yusof
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:74
  35. Previous studies have reported an inverse association between educational attainment and different osteoarthritis (OA) outcomes. However, none of the previous studies have accounted for potential confounding b...

    Authors: Maria Lindéus, Aleksandra Turkiewicz, Karin Magnusson, Martin Englund and Ali Kiadaliri
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:72
  36. Balance training is the first choice of treatment for chronic ankle instability (CAI). However, there is a lack of research on the effects of balance training in CAI with generalized joint hypermobility (GJH)....

    Authors: Zong-chen Hou, Ying-fang Ao, Yue-lin Hu, Chen Jiao, Qin-wei Guo, Nan Li, Yan-fang Jiang and Dong Jiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:71
  37. The fractures of femoral neck account for 50% among hip fractures with around 3%-10% occurring in younger population of below 65 years. The newly introduced FNS as management approach appears to be a potential...

    Authors: Guy Romeo Kenmegne, Chang Zou, Yue Fang, Xuanhong He, Yixiang Lin and Yijie Yin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:70
  38. The rationale for gradually reducing radius (GR) femoral component aims to prevent flexion instability by gradually change the center of femoral rotation, unlike a discrete change by the multi-radius (MR) whic...

    Authors: Sakkadech Limmahakhun, Anuchit Chaiamporn, Kasisin Klunklin and Warakorn Jingjit
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:69
  39. To reconstruct massive bone defects of the femoral diaphysis and proximal end with limited bilateral cortical bone after joint-preserving musculoskeletal tumor resections, two novel 3D-printed customized inter...

    Authors: Xianhao Shao, Mengmeng Dou, Qiang Yang, Jianmin Li, Ailin Zhang, Yuan Yao, Qing Chu, Ka Li and Zhenfeng Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:67
  40. Because of their poor physical state, elderly hip fracture patients commonly require prolonged hospitalization, resulting in a drop in bed circulation rate and an increased financial burden. There are currentl...

    Authors: Hong Cao, Jian Yu, YaRu Chang, Yue Li and Bingqian Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:66
  41. Correctly identifying patients at risk of femoral fracture due to metastatic bone disease remains a clinical challenge. Mirels criteria remains the most widely referenced method with the advantage of being eas...

    Authors: Richard L Amendola, Mark A Miller, Shannon M Kaupp, Richard J Cleary, Timothy A Damron and Kenneth A Mann
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:65
  42. Anterior shoulder instability is frequent among young athletes. Surgical treatment for this injury aims to facilitate an early return to sports (RTS). However, the rate of recurrent instability after surgery i...

    Authors: Yohei Harada, Yusuke Iwahori, Yukihiro Kajita, Ryosuke Takahashi, Shin Yokoya, Yasuhiko Sumimoto, Masataka Deie and Nobuo Adachi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:64
  43. Proximal humerus fractures are often treated with a fixed-angle titanium plate osteosynthesis. Recently, plates made of alternative materials such as carbon fibre-reinforced polyetheretherketone (CFR-PEEK) hav...

    Authors: Michael Kimmeyer, Jonas Schmalzl, Verena Rentschler, Malik Jessen, Christian Gerhardt and Lars-Johannes Lehmann
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:63
  44. Myofascial trigger points (MTrPS), the morphological correlate of myfascial pain syndromes (MPS), contribute to the worldwide high chronic pain burden. However, uncertainty about MTrP diagnostic criteria remai...

    Authors: Petra Baeumler, Kerstin Hupe and Dominik Irnich
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:62
  45. Differentiation between subacromial impingement versus subcoracoid impingement are important for the treatment target. We evaluated the correlations between coracohumeral ligament (CHL) thickness and distance ...

    Authors: Deng Siang Ting, Jing-lan Yang, Kwan-Hwa Lin, Tyng-Guey Wang and Jiu-Jenq Lin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:58
  46. There are many reports on the treatment of sacroiliac joint dysfunction by manipulation of oblique pulling (MOP). However, the specific mechanism of MOP on the sacroiliac joint remains unclear. This study aime...

    Authors: Zhun Xu, Zhiping Huang, Zhaocong Zhang, Ziyu Feng, Yiguo Yan, Qingan Zhu and Yikai Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:55

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