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  1. Musculoskeletal pain is one of the leading causes of work productivity loss. Long-term conditions (LTCs) commonly occur alongside musculoskeletal pain. However, the incidence of sick leave and disability pensi...

    Authors: Anna Marcuzzi, Paul Jarle Mork, Lene Aasdahl, Eivind Skarpsno, Karoline Moe and Tom Ivar Lund Nilsen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:273
  2. Single limb support phase of the gait-cycle in patients who are treated for a pertrochanteric fracture is characterized by transversal loads acting on the lag screw, tending to block its dynamization. If the s...

    Authors: Milan M Mitkovic, Nikola D Korunovic, Sasa S Milenkovic, Predrag M Stojiljkovic, Miodrag T Manic and Miroslav D Trajanovic
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:271
  3. Fractures of hands and feet are common in children, but relevant epidemiological studies are currently lacking. We aim to study the epidemiological characteristics of hand and foot fractures and growth plate i...

    Authors: Tianfeng Zhu, Xin Qiu, Hansheng Deng, Haoran Feng, Jianlin Chen, Zilong Huang, Jiahui Li, Shizhe Liu, Shuaiyin Wang, Zhenkun Gu, Zhengyu Wu, Qisong Yang, Gen Liu, Leonardo Antonio Sechi, Gianfilippo Caggiari, Chao You…
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:270
  4. Patients seeking medical care for back pain often have coexisting painful joints and the effects of different combinations and number of coexisting pain sites (hip, knee, foot/ankle) to back pain on physical f...

    Authors: Shawn McGargill, Michael Sein, Kimberly T. Sibille, Zane Thompson, Michael Brownstein and Heather K. Vincent
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:269
  5. Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a prevalent and debilitating condition that markedly affects the sit-to-stand (STS) activity of patients, a prerequisite for daily activities. Biomechanical recognition of movement...

    Authors: Jing Pan, Wei Fu, Jinmiao Lv, Huiyi Tang, Zhiguan Huang, Yu Zou, Xiaohui Zhang and Bagen Liao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:268
  6. To identify the differences of lumbar lordosis (LL) and sacral slope (SS) angles between two types of postoperative lumbar disc re-herniation, including the recurrence of same level and adjacent segment hernia...

    Authors: Zhijia Shen, Wenhao Wang, Li Ni, Hongcheng Zhao, Lianda Yang, Huilin Yang and Linlin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:267
  7. To translate and cross-culturally adapt the Spine Functional Index (SFI) into Brazilian Portuguese (SFI-Br) in individuals with musculoskeletal spine disorders.

    Authors: Devyd Weyder do Nascimento Freitas, Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho, André Pontes-Silva, Gabriel Gardhel Costa Araujo, Augusto Ribeiro de Oliveira, Plinio da Cunha Leal, Charles Philip Gabel, Cid André Fidelis-de-Paula-Gomes and Christian Emmanuel Torres Cabido
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:266
  8. The prevalence and cost of musculoskeletal diseases increased dramatically over the past few decades. Therefore, several institutions have begun to re-evaluate the quality of their musculoskeletal educational ...

    Authors: Giuseppe Giovannico, Marco Pappaccogli, Matteo Cioeta, Leonardo Pellicciari, Saad Youssef, Domenico Angilecchia, Gabriele Giannotta and Fabrizio Brindisino
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:265
  9. Patients with idiopathic scoliosis commonly present with an imbalance of the paraspinal muscles. However, it is unclear whether this muscle imbalance is an underlying cause or a result of idiopathic scoliosis....

    Authors: Yinchuan He, Hongtao Dong, Ming Lei, Jianan Liu, Hongru Xie, Zepei Zhang, Jun Pang, Mengyue Jin, Jian Wang, Ziming Geng, Jing’an Zhang, Gang Li, Qilong Yang, Lin Meng and Jun Miao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:263
  10. Radiculopathy of the lower limb after acute osteoporotic vertebral fractures (OVFs) in the lower lumbar spine is uncommon in geriatric patients. Moreover, surgical intervention is generally recommended in pati...

    Authors: Yao Zhang, Yuzheng Lu, Wancheng Lin, Mingtao Yao, Jipeng Song and Lixiang Ding
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:262
  11. Non-operative management is typically indicated for extra-articular distal radius fractures. Conservative treatments such as Sugar tong splints (STs) and Muenster splints (MUs) are commonly used. However, ther...

    Authors: Young-Hoon Jo, Myoung Keun Lee, Young Seok Lee, Wan-Sun Choi, Joo-Hak Kim, Jiwhan Kim and Chang-Hun Lee
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:261
  12. Frozen Shoulder (FS) is a painful condition characterized by severe pain and progressive restriction of shoulder movement, leading to functional impairment and reduced quality of life. While different Patient ...

    Authors: Fabrizio Brindisino, Davide Venturin, Matteo Bartoli, Serena Caselli, Leonardo Pellicciari and Antonio Poser
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:260
  13. Arthrodesis of finger joints is often the last line of treatment of severe pain due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or mallet finger. At the Department of Orthopedic and Hand Surgery, Örebro Universit...

    Authors: Philip Silvano, Evelina Pantzar-Castilla and Eva Lundqvist
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:258
  14. A few patients with inflammatory myopathy showed anti-mitochondrial antibody (AMA) positivity. This study aimed to report the clinical and pathological findings with vacuoles in 3 cases of such patients.

    Authors: Yuanchong Chen, Wei Zhang, He Lv, Zhaoxia Wang, Hongjun Hao, Yun Yuan and Yiming Zheng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:257
  15. Musculoskeletal discomforts (MSDs) are prevalent occupational health issues that are associated with a wide range of risk factors. This study aimed to investigate some of the occupational hidden risk factors a...

    Authors: Ebrahim Darvishi, Hiva Osmani, Abbas Aghaei and Emran Ali Moloud
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:256
  16. Arthroplasty registries are rarely used to inform encounters between clinician and patient. This study is part of a larger one which aimed to develop an information tool allowing both to benefit from previous ...

    Authors: Gianluca Fabiano, Sophie Cole, Christophe Barea, Stéphane Cullati, Thomas Agoritsas, Nils Gutacker, Alan Silman, Didier Hannouche, Anne Lübbeke and Rafael Pinedo-Villanueva
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:255
  17. The characteristics and therapeutic potential of subtypes of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BMSCs) are largely unknown. Also, the application of subpopulations of BMSCs in cartilage regeneration remains p...

    Authors: Hanru Ren, Lele Zhang, Xu Zhang, Chengqing Yi and Lianghao Wu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:253
  18. Chronic neck pain (CNP) is a common public health problem that affects daily living activities and quality of life. There is biomechanical interdependence between the neck and scapula. Studies have shown that ...

    Authors: Yin Chen, Chunlan Yang, Kailu Nie, Jiapeng Huang, Yun Qu and Tingting Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:252
  19. The purpose of this study was to examine two techniques for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, mini-Open Carpal Tunnel Release (mini-OCTR) and Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release (ECTR), to compare their therapeutic efficacy.

    Authors: Ryo Nakamichi, Taichi Saito, Yasunori Shimamura, Masanori Hamada, Keiichiro Nishida and Toshifumi Ozaki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:251
  20. Obesity represents an epidemic of rising numbers worldwide year after year. In the Orthopedic field, obesity is one of the major causes leading to osteoarthritis needing Total Joint Arthroplasty (TJA). Still, ...

    Authors: D. De Mauro, G. Balato, E. Festa, A. Di Cristo, L. Marasco, G. Loffredo, P. Di Lauro, D. Di Gennaro, G. Maccauro and D. Rosa
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:248
  21. Transforaminal epidural injections with steroids (TESI) are increasingly being used in patients sciatica. The STAR (steroids against radiculopathy)-trial aimed to evaluate the (cost-) effectiveness of TESI in ...

    Authors: Bastiaan C. ter Meulen, Esther T. Maas, Rien van der Vegt, Johan Haumann, Henry C. Weinstein, Raymond W. J. G. Ostelo and Johanna M. van Dongen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:247
  22. Shoulder disorders, particularly rotator cuff tears, are prevalent musculoskeletal conditions related to aging. Although the widely used suture anchor technique provides strong mechanical support to the tendon...

    Authors: Wei-Chien Hsu, Guan-Lin Wu and Ming-Long Yeh
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:246
  23. Sarco-osteoporosis is a skeletal muscle disease associated with aging and complex pathological factors. At present, there are few studies on the analysis of its related factors, and a nomogram to estimate the ...

    Authors: Dao Juan Peng, Feng Qiong Gao, Yijiao Lou, Yan Ma and Tongxia Xia
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:245
  24. Kinesiology Taping(KT) is commonly used as a physical therapy to prevent exercise-induced fatigue. This study aims to evaluate the immediate effects of KT on muscle strength, static balance, and proprioception...

    Authors: Yongjie Li, Yuan Xia, Dakuan Zhang, Shenyu Fu, Mengling Liu, Xinyong Pan and Hongju Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:244
  25. The association of LSTV with low back pain has been debated in the literature for nearly a century, but the relationship between LSTV and spondylolisthesis is still under discussion. There is currently no vali...

    Authors: Mehdi Mahmoodkhani, Arvin Naeimi, Amirhossein Zohrevand, Arian Rabbanifard and Majid Rezvani
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:243
  26. The results after acetabular fracture are primarily related to the quality of articular reduction. Using the AO large femoral distractor, incarcerated fragments can be easily removed, and marginally impacted f...

    Authors: Mahmoud Badran, Ahmed A. Khalifa, Ali Fergany, Bahaaeldin Ibrahim, Mohamed Moustafa, Ephrem Adem, Botond Gilyen and Osama Farouk
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:242
  27. Limb girdle muscular dystrophies (LGMDs) constitute a heterogeneous group of neuromuscular disorders with a very variable clinical presentation and overlapping traits. The clinical symptoms of LGMD typically a...

    Authors: Hamed Hesami, Serwa Ghasemi, Golnaz Houshmand, Yalda Nilipour, Mahshid Hesami, Alireza Biglari, Shahriar Nafissi, Majid Maleki and Samira Kalayinia
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:241
  28. In recent years, the incidence of tibial plateau fracture has been on the rise, predominantly affecting the elderly population. Deep vein thrombosis may lead to poor prognosis in patients. the Systemic Inflamm...

    Authors: He Ling, Wencai Li, Zhao Huang, Yonghui Lao, Gaoyong Deng, Rongbin Lu and Wei Su
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:240
  29. There are many consequences of lower limb amputation, including altered biomechanics of gait. It has previously been shown that these can lead to increased rates of osteoarthritis (OA). A common and successful...

    Authors: Thomas J. Walton, Abigail L. D. Chatterton and Victoria A. Goodwin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:239
  30. Individuals with osteoarthritis present with comorbidities, and the potential causal associations remain incompletely elucidated. The present study undertook a large-scale investigation about the causality bet...

    Authors: Lin Mei, Zhiming Zhang, Ruiqi Chen and Zhihong Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:238
  31. En bloc resection of spinal tumors is challenging and associated with a high incidence of complications; however, it offers the potential to reduce the risk of recurrence when a wide margin is achieved. This r...

    Authors: Jiacheng Liu, Panpan Hu, Zhongjun Liu and Feng Wei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:237
  32. Brief whole-spine patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) provide regional solutions and future directions for quantifying functional status, evidence, and effective interventions. The whole-spine regional S...

    Authors: Charles Philip Gabel, Antonio Cuesta-Vargas, Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho, Hamid Reza Mokhtarinia, Markus Melloh and Agnieszka Bejer
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:236
  33. This study aimed to evaluate the correlation admission albumin levels and 30-day readmission after hip fracture surgery in geriatric patients.

    Authors: Wanyun Tang, Wei Yao, Wei Wang, Wenbo Ding, Xiaomin Ni and RenJian He
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:234
  34. Osteosarcoma is one of the most common cancers worldwide. Intense efforts have been made to elucidate the pathogeny, but the mechanisms of osteosarcoma are still not well understood. We aimed to investigate th...

    Authors: Wenda Liu, Tao Shi, Di Zheng, Guangshui Ke and Jingteng Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:233
  35. Meniscal root tears can lead to early knee osteoarthritis and pain. This study aimed (1) to compare clinical and radiological outcomes between patients who underwent arthroscopic meniscal root repair after men...

    Authors: Rawee Manatrakul, Maximilian Loeffler, Upasana U. Bharadwaj, Gabby B. Joseph, Drew Lansdown, Brian Feeley, Joe D. Baal, Julio B. Guimaraes and Thomas M. Link
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:232
  36. The current study aimed to determine the changes in pre-and post-operative Pittsburg sleep quality index (PSQI) and Tampa scale of kinesiophobia (TSK) values ​​according to the Hamada classification in patient...

    Authors: Gokhan Ilyas, Ercument Egeli, Fikri Burak Ipci and Oguzhan Gokalp
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:231
  37. To clarify the value of gait analysis and its consistency with traditional scoring scales for the evaluation of knee joint function after total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

    Authors: Ruipeng Zhao, Xiaochun Wei, Shuai Hu, Yixuan Zhang, Hongru Wu, Pengcui Li and Yu Zhao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:230
  38. Surgical treatment of irreducible distal radius diaphyseal- metaphyseal junction fractures involves difficulties as the fracture remains too proximal for K-wire fixation and too distal for the elastic stable i...

    Authors: Levent Horoz, Mehmet Fevzi Cakmak and Cihan Kircil
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:228
  39. Osteoarthritis (OA) represents a prominent etiology of considerable pain and disability, and conventional imaging methods lack sensitivity in diagnosing certain types of OA. Therefore, there is a need to ident...

    Authors: Xiaoxuan You, Yanbo Ye, Shufeng Lin, Zefeng Zhang, Huiyang Guo and Hui Ye
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:227
  40. This study sought to determine the incidence and risk factors of blood transfusion among patients undergoing total knee revision (TKR) using a nationwide database.

    Authors: Xiaoyin Li, Hao Xie, Shuxia Liu, Jian Wang, Zhanjun Shi, Qiaobing Yao, Qinfeng Yang, Qiuhong Li and Liangxiao Bao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:225
  41. The aim was to analyse whether scoliosis or windswept hip deformity (WSH) occurs first for children with cerebral palsy (CP).

    Authors: Jackie Casey, Andreas Rosenblad, Atli Agustsson, Henrik Lauge-Pedersen and Elisabet Rodby-Bousquet
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:222

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