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  1. Urbanization and population aging may affect prevalence of chronic pain from various causes. This cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the prevalence of chronic musculoskeletal pain, including some subty...

    Authors: Keiko Yamada, Tomoko Fujii, Yasuhiko Kubota, Takaaki Ikeda, Masamichi Hanazato, Naoki Kondo, Ko Matsudaira and Katsunori Kondo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:755
  2. Implant subsidence is an undesirable effect after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF). We investigated the relation between the rate of implant subsidence and the ratio of the implant surface area t...

    Authors: Bartosz Godlewski, Adam Bebenek, Maciej Dominiak, Grzegorz Karpinski, Piotr Cieslik and Tomasz Pawelczyk
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:750
  3. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death and comorbidity worldwide. High blood pressure and resting heart rate are risk factors (or vital signs) critical to cardiovascular health, patient safety,...

    Authors: Agostino Faletra, Giuseppe Bellin, James Dunning, César Fernández-de-las-Peñas, Leonardo Pellicciari, Fabrizio Brindisino, Erasmo Galeno, Giacomo Rossettini, Filippo Maselli, Richard Severin and Firas Mourad
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:749
  4. In 2019, Germany had the highest rate of hip replacement surgery and the fourth highest rate of knee replacement surgery among more than 30 OECD countries. The age-standardised rates were estimated at 174 hip ...

    Authors: Tobias Bock, Ronja Flemming, Wiebke Schüttig, Anja Schramm, Martin B. Weigl and Leonie Sundmacher
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:747
  5. The quantifiable description of PPARγ expression pattern beside mechanistic in-vitro evidence will provide insights into the involvement of this mediator in tumor pathogenesis. This study is focused on illumin...

    Authors: Amir Reza Eghtedari, Mohammad Amin Vaezi, Banafsheh Safizadeh, Ghasem Ghasempour, Pegah Babaheidarian, Vahid Salimi and Masoumeh Tavakoli-Yaraki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:746
  6. In order to reduce the risk of infection with Sars-Cov-2, work practices have been shifted to the home office in many industries. The first surveys concerning this shift indicate an increase in musculoskeletal...

    Authors: Fabian Holzgreve, Christian Maurer-Grubinger, Laura Fraeulin, Juliane Bausch, David A. Groneberg and Daniela Ohlendorf
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:745
  7. Achilles tendinopathy is a complex injury and the clinical presentation spans multiple different domains: physical and psychological symptoms, lower extremity function and tendon structure. A conceptual model ...

    Authors: Haraldur B. Sigurðsson, Christian Couppé and Karin Grävare Silbernagel
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:744
  8. Patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) have significantly lower quality of life (QoL) than the general population. Holistic interventions addressing QoL comprise spa- or balneotherapy including radon. These...

    Authors: Antje van der Zee-Neuen, Victoria Strobl, Heidemarie Dobias, Julia Fuchs, Johannes Untner, Wolfgang Foisner, Martina Knapp, Sebastian Edtinger, Martin Offenbächer, Markus Ritter, Bertram Hölzl and Martin Gaisberger
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:743
  9. Standard procedure in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis is decompression to relieve the neural structures. Clinical results generally show superiority compared to nonoperative therapy after an observa...

    Authors: Dorothea Daentzer, Elina Venjakob, Jessica Schulz, Thorsten Schulze and Michael Schwarze
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:742
  10. The purpose of this study is to explore: 1) whether the extent of facet joint distraction affects functional outcomes following single-level anterior cervical disc replacement (ACDR) for cervical spondylotic r...

    Authors: Chunyi Yan, Hong Wang, Tingkui Wu, Chengyi Huang, Haimiti Abuduaini, Beiyu Wang and Hao Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:741
  11. In 2014, the novel orthopedic care program was established by the AOK health insurance fund in southern Germany to improve ambulatory care for patients with musculoskeletal disorders. The program offers extend...

    Authors: Angelina Müller, Olga A. Amberger, Anastasiya Glushan, Claudia Witte, Renate Klaaßen-Mielke, Burkhard Lembeck, Martin Beyer, Ferdinand M. Gerlach and Kateryna Karimova
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:740
  12. We report the clinical evaluation, quality of life and pain assessment in patients who had a femoral neck SPIRON endoprosthesis.

    Authors: Tomasz Stołtny, Bogdan Dugiełło, Michał Pyda, Jarosław Pasek, Dominika Rokicka, Marta Wróbel, Aleksander Augustyn, Daniel Spyrka, Michał Białek, Krzysztof Strojek and Bogdan Koczy
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:739
  13. Patient participation is highlighted as an important facilitator for patient-centered care. Patient participation organised as patient advisory boards (PABs) is an integral part of health care institutions in ...

    Authors: Joachim Sagen, Elin Børøsund, Ann Elisabeth Simonsen, Andreas Habberstad, Ingvild Kjeken, Hanne Dagfinrud and Rikke Helene Moe
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:738
  14. Cervical spine muscle weakness is well demonstrated in individuals with chronic neck pain. There is a lack of literature evaluating clinically applicable means of assessing isometric cervical strength in chron...

    Authors: Jeff Habberfield, Geoff Schneider, Kathryn Schneider, Sozina Katuli and Lee Olson
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:736
  15. Rapidly Destructive Osteoarthritis (RDOA) has been described for the hip and shoulder joints and is characterized by a quickly developing bone edema followed by extensive remodeling and joint destruction. Conf...

    Authors: Alice Baroncini, Pedro Berjano, Filippo Migliorini, Claudio Lamartina, Daniele Vanni and Stefano Boriani
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:735
  16. The quality of the paraspinal muscles has been recommended as a surrogate marker for the evaluation of the severity of the lumbar degenerative diseases (LDD). The purpose of this study is to determine the age-...

    Authors: Rufeng Huang, Fumin Pan, Chao Kong and Shibao Lu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:734
  17. Obesity is associated with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Weight loss, alongside exercise, is a recommended treatment for individuals with knee OA and overweight/obesity. However, many patients cannot access weight...

    Authors: Kim L. Bennell, Sarah E. Jones, Rana S. Hinman, Fiona McManus, Karen E. Lamb, Jonathan G. Quicke, Priya Sumithran, Jodie Prendergast, Elena S. George, Melanie A. Holden, Nadine E. Foster and Kim Allison
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:733
  18. The purpose of this study was to introduce the arthroscopic internal drainage with anterior-anteromedial approach for the treatment of popliteal cysts in children. To compare its clinical efficacy with open su...

    Authors: Chao You, Zhen Cheng, Yongjie Xia, Chao Deng and Yibiao Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:732
  19. To evaluate the sagittal parameters and clinical outcome of pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) combined with thoracolumbar kyphosis.

    Authors: Haopeng Luan, Kai Liu, Alafate Kahaer, Yao Wang, Weibin Sheng, Maierdan Maimaiti, Hailong Guo and Qiang Deng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:731
  20. This study was conducted to evaluate the performance of serum albumin (ALB), globulin (GLO), and albumin to globulin ratio (AGR) in the diagnosis of PJI and prediction of reinfection following reimplantation i...

    Authors: Haitao Zhang, Shuihua Xie, YiJin Li, Jiahao Li, Peng Deng, Huiliang Zeng, Houran Cao, Min Liu, Jie Li, Wenjun Feng, Pengcheng Ye, Yingjie Ge, Jianchun Zeng and Yirong Zeng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:730
  21. Restriction in foot and ankle joint range of motion, such as an ankle equinus, has been associated with increased plantar pressure and its complications. However, previous research is limited by its scope of m...

    Authors: Bonnie McNab, Sean Sadler, Sean Lanting and Vivienne Chuter
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:729
  22. To better understand biomechanical factors that affect intervertebral alignment throughout active therapeutic exercise, it is necessary to determine spinal kinematics when subjects perform spinal exercises. Th...

    Authors: Shyi-Kuen Wu, Han-Yu Chen, Jia-Yuan You, Jian-Guo Bau, Yu-Chen Lin and Li-Chieh Kuo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:728
  23. To evaluate whether digital pain extent is associated with an array of psychological factors such as optimism, pessimism, expectations of recovery, pain acceptance, and pain self-efficacy beliefs as well as to...

    Authors: Alejandro Luque-Suarez, Deborah Falla, Marco Barbero, Consolacion Pineda-Galan, Derboni Marco, Vincenzo Giuffrida and Javier Martinez-Calderon
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:727
  24. Shoulder complaints are common and the recommended first-line treatment is exercise therapy. However, it remains unknown if increased shoulder pain after an exercise session is a barrier for subsequent exercis...

    Authors: Jeanette Trøstrup, Susanne Wulff Svendsen, Annett Dalbøge, Lone Ramer Mikkelsen, Mette Terp Høybye, Lene Bastrup Jørgensen, Thomas Martin Klebe and Poul Frost
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:726
  25. Arthrofibrosis, or rigid contracture of major articular joints, is a significant morbidity of many neurodegenerative disorders. The pathogenesis depends on the mechanism and severity of the precipitating neuro...

    Authors: Edith Martinez-Lozano, Indeevar Beeram, Diana Yeritsyan, Mark W. Grinstaff, Brian D. Snyder, Ara Nazarian and Edward K. Rodriguez
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:725
  26. Demographic change entails an increasing incidence of fragility fractures. Dual-energy CT (DECT) with virtual non-calcium (VNCa) reconstructions has been introduced as a promising diagnostic method for evaluat...

    Authors: Jan-Peter Grunz, Lukas Sailer, Patricia Lang, Simone Schüle, Andreas Steven Kunz, Meinrad Beer and Carsten Hackenbroch
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:724
  27. Analysis of the outcomes of Ilizarov treatment of tibial nonunion shows functional deficits in the lower limbs of some patients. Biomechanical gait parameters are an important measure for assessing musculoskel...

    Authors: Łukasz Pawik, Felicja Fink-Lwow, Andżelika Pajchert Kozłowska, Łukasz Szelerski, Radosław Górski, Malwina Pawik, Paweł Reichert and Piotr Morasiewicz
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:723
  28. The purpose of this study was to investigate the predictive effect exerted by composite indices of femoral neck strength (compressive strength index (CSI), bending strength index (BSI) and impact strength inde...

    Authors: Tianye Lin, Kaishen Cai, Peng Yang, Shana WuRi, Weijian Chen, Pan Deng, Ziqi Li, Zhenqiu Chen, Wei He, Qingwen Zhang and Qiushi Wei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:722
  29. We appreciate the interest by Drs. Hagiyama and coauthors in our work entitled “Calcar fracture gapping: a reliable predictor of anteromedial cortical support failure after cephalomedullary nailing for pertroc...

    Authors: Shi-Min Chang, Wei Mao, Shi-Jie Li and Hui Song
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:721

    The original article was published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:720

    The Correspondence to this article has been published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:720

    The Research to this article has been published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:175

  30. A recently published article by Song H et al. investigated the risk factors for anteromedial cortical support loss in pertrochanteric fractures treated with cephalomedullary nails. In this Correspondence, we w...

    Authors: Akikazu Hagiyama, Norio Yamamoto, Yosuke Tomita and Koji Demiya
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:720

    The original article was published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:175

    The Correspondence to this article has been published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:721

    The Correspondence to this article has been published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:721

  31. Anterior femoral notching (AFN) is a severe complication of total knee replacement (TKR), which in a percentage of patients may lead to fractures after surgery. The purpose of this study was to investigate the st...

    Authors: Jin-Cheng Zhang, Le-Shu Zhang, Hang Zhou, Wang Chen, Zheng-Hao Hu, Xiang-Yang Chen and Shuo Feng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:718
  32. Müller–Weiss disease (MWD), a rare dysplastic disorder of the foot, is characterized by deformity, sclerosis, and fragmentation of the lateral part of navicular bone. Arthrodesis is the mainstay treatment for ...

    Authors: Tung-Ying Lee, Chang-Chin Wu, Kai-Chiang Yang, Kuang-Ting Yeh, Ing-Ho Chen and Chen-Chie Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:715
  33. Kinesiophobia (fear of movement) is a major limiting factor in the return to pre-injury sport level after surgery of rotator cuff tears. The study aims to gain insights into how kinesiophobia affects shoulder ...

    Authors: Huihui Wang, Fangning Hu, Xiaolong Lyu, Honglei Jia, Bomin Wang, Fanxiao Liu and Yongliang Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:714
  34. The objective of this study is to investigate the preparation of a navigation template via a computer-aided design (CAD) and 3D printing (3DP) in order to improve the effectiveness of Tönnis triple osteotomy i...

    Authors: Fei Liu, Kai Tang, Peng-fei Zheng, Zhi-qun Zhang, Gang Ling and Yue Lou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:712
  35. To explore the predictors for the restoration of the sagittal spinal malalignment in the elderly patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) after short-segment decompression and fusion surgery.

    Authors: Rufeng Huang, Fumin Pan, Weiguo Zhu, Chao Kong and Shibao Lu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:711
  36. Diagnosing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in children and adolescents are more challenging compared to adults. Delayed diagnosis may result in meniscal or chondral injuries. The aim of this study wa...

    Authors: Martijn Dietvorst, M. C. Marieke van der Steen, Max Reijman and Rob P. A. Janssen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:710
  37. The prospective randomized controlled trial.

    Authors: Pichitchai Atthakomol, Sitthikorn Kaensuk, Worapaka Manosroi, Apiruk Sangsin, Montana Buntragulpoontawee and Siam Tongprasert
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:708
  38. This study assessed whether an enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol could be beneficial for children with distal humerus fractures.

    Authors: Jialing Lu, Mingfeng Xue, Peng Fu, Damei Qian, Xingguang Chen, Danhua Yao and Yanli Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:705
  39. Neck pain is a common musculoskeletal issue that has been seen as high in terms of disability. Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) are advanced soft tissue techniques to treat Mechanical Neck Pain (MNP). This study...

    Authors: Mahrukh Siddiqui, Saeed Akhter and Aftab Ahmed Mirza Baig
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:704
  40. Anterior Cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction (ACLR) aims to restore the anatomy and function of the knee. Although stump preservation during ACLR could be technically challenging, it may improve the revascu...

    Authors: Mahmoud Ahmed El-Desouky, Mostafa Ezzat and Begad Hesham Abdelrazek
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:703
  41. Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) is an established surgical option for knee osteoarthritis (OA). There are varying perceptions of the most suitable surgical technique for making bone cuts in TKA. Conventional Ins...

    Authors: Branavan Rudran, Henry Magill, Nikhil Ponugoti, Andy Williams and Simon Ball
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:702

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