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  1. Although disease-modifying properties of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for osteoarthritis (OA) have been reported, the effects of NSAIDs on OA progression remain controversial. The purpose of t...

    Authors: Shingo Higa, Ken Nakata, Yusuke Karasawa and Kazuhiro Ohwaki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:297
  2. Maximal isometric muscle strength (MIMS) assessment is a key component of physiotherapists’ work. Hand-held dynamometry (HHD) is a simple and quick method to obtain quantified MIMS values that have been shown ...

    Authors: Marika Morin, Luc J. Hébert, Marc Perron, Émilie Petitclerc, Shanna-Rose Lake and Elise Duchesne
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:294
  3. A prospective cohort study.

    Authors: So Kato, Junya Miyahara, Yoshitaka Matsubayashi, Yuki Taniguchi, Toru Doi, Hiroyasu Kodama, Akiro Higashikawa, Yujiro Takeshita, Masayoshi Fukushima, Takashi Ono, Nobuhiro Hara, Seiichi Azuma, Hiroki Iwai, Masahito Oshina, Shurei Sugita, Shima Hirai…
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:289
  4. Investigate the biomechanical properties of the hybrid fixation technique with bilateral pedicle screw (BPS) and bilateral modified cortical bone trajectory screw (BMCS) in L4-L5 transforaminal lumbar interbod...

    Authors: Alafate Kahaer, Rui Zhang, Yixi Wang, Haopeng Luan, Abulikemu Maimaiti, Dongshan Liu, Wenjie Shi, Tao Zhang, Hailong Guo and Paerhati Rexiti
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:288
  5. Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most commonly recorded diseases in clinical practice. Vibration therapy has been suggested for the treatment of knee OA. The purpose of the study was to determine the impact o...

    Authors: Alicja Pasterczyk-Szczurek, Joanna Golec and Edward Golec
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:287
  6. Hip arthroplasty (HA) is one of the most effective procedures for patients with hip fractures. The timing of surgery played a significant role in the short-term outcome for these patients, but conflicting evid...

    Authors: Shencai Liu, Li Qiang, Qinfeng Yang, Lei Fan, Jian Wang, Yusheng Yang, Zhanjun Shi and Tao Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:286
  7. Recently, some studies on the efficacy of the femoral neck system (FNS) in treating femoral neck fractures (FNFs) have been published. Therefore, a systematic review was performed to clarify the efficacy and s...

    Authors: Jiabao Jiang, Jialei Chen, Fei Xing, Hao Liu and Zhou Xiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:285
  8. In total hip arthroplasty (THA), the correct position of the acetabular component directly determines the outcome of the surgery, or the success of the surgery. Therefore, how to accurately locate the position...

    Authors: Dongfang Ning, Feng Xu, Zhongxing Zhang, Xiaolong Yang and Jun Wei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:284
  9. External fixation has been one of the conventional managements of unstable distal radius fracture. The main aim of this paper is to compare two methods of applying distractive force along the radius shaft vers...

    Authors: Davood Jafari, Ali Birjandinejad, Mahla Daliri, Kimia Emami and Ali Moradi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:283
  10. Hypercholesterolemia is associated with tendon pathology, but the reasons underpinning this relationship are not well understood. Cholesterol can accumulate in the tendon non-collagenous matrix which may affec...

    Authors: Charlie M. Waugh, Rouhollah Mousavizadeh, Jenny Lee, Hazel R. C. Screen and Alexander Scott
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:282
  11. Spinal giant cell tumor (SGCT) is a relatively rare primary tumor. En bloc resection is the preferred surgical procedure for it due to its aggressiveness, meanwhile leading to more complications. We reported t...

    Authors: Jiacheng Liu, Panpan Hu, Hua Zhou, Ben Wang, Xiaoguang Liu, Fengliang Wu, Yan Li, Xiao Liu, Lei Dang, Yanchao Tang, Zihe Li, Zhongjun Liu and Feng Wei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:281
  12. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are prone to muscle atrophy due to inflammatory cytokines and corticosteroid use and immobility due to joint pain and deformity. Although resistance training is effectiv...

    Authors: Akira Onishi, Mie Torii, Yu Hidaka, Ryuji Uozumi, Yohei Oshima, Hiroki Tanaka, Hideo Onizawa, Takayuki Fujii, Koichi Murata, Kosaku Murakami, Masao Tanaka, Shuichi Matsuda, Akio Morinobu, Hidenori Arai and Motomu Hashimoto
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:280
  13. The aim of this study was to investigate the biomechanical performance of novel anterior variable-angle locking plates versus tension band wiring used for fixation of simple and complex patella fractures.

    Authors: Karl Stoffel, Ivan Zderic, Torsten Pastor, William Woodburn, Richard Castle, Jessica Penman, Eladio Saura-Sanchez, Boyko Gueorguiev and Christoph Sommer
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:279
  14. Hallux valgus (HV) is a common toe deformity with various contributory factors. The interactions between intrinsic risk factors of HV, such as arch height, sex, age, and body mass index (BMI) should be conside...

    Authors: Do-Young Jung, Sung-hoon Jung and Gyeong-tae Gwak
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:278
  15. Although clinical practice guidelines recommend pain education as the first-line option for the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain, there is a lack of pain education programmes in healthcare. Thus, dig...

    Authors: Marina P. Baroni, Luiz Hespanhol, Gisela C. Miyamoto, Christiane R. Daniel, Lívia G. Fernandes, Felipe J. J. dos Reis, Joshua W. Pate and Bruno T. Saragiotto
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:277
  16. Subchondral bone sclerosis is a major feature of osteoarthritis (OA), and bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BMSCs) are presumed to play an important role in subchondral bone sclerosis. Accumulating evidence ...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Meng, Lujun Xin and Bosheng Fan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:275
  17. Currently, hidden blood loss (HBL) has been paid more and more attention by spine surgeons. Simultaneously, it has been the effort of spine surgeons to explore more advantages of minimally invasive surgery. Mo...

    Authors: Xinle Huang, Wenkai Wang, Guangxing Chen, Xiangchen Guan, Yue Zhou and Yu Tang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:274
  18. The aim of this study is to report our institution’s experience regarding the application of allogeneic tendons for the reconstruction of malunited lateral malleolar avulsion fractures with chronic lateral ank...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Xin Wang, Xiaomeng Wang, Jianming Cao, Huijuan Wang and Fengqi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:273
  19. In the dynamic condition, knee osteoarthritis (OA) usually presents with pain. In the weight-bearing condition, a medial meniscus extrusion (MME) may cause severe symptoms and pathological progression. However...

    Authors: Yosuke Ishii, Masakazu Ishikawa, Yuko Nakashima, Takato Hashizume, Saeko Okamoto, Yoshitaka Iwamoto, Kaoru Okada, Kazuya Takagi, Makoto Takahashi and Nobuo Adachi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:272
  20. Soong classification is used to estimate volar locking plate prominence and evaluate the risk for flexor tendon ruptures after surgical treatment of distal radius fractures (DRFs). However, the scientific comm...

    Authors: Henri Vasara, Petra Tarkiainen, Antti Stenroos, Jussi Kosola, Turkka Anttila, Anni Aavikko, Panu H Nordback and Samuli Aspinen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:271
  21. Chronic pain and depression are frequent comorbidities in primary care. Depression among other psychosocial factors play a role in the clinical course of chronic pain.

    Authors: Concepció Rambla, Enric Aragonès, Meritxell Pallejà-Millán, Catarina Tomé-Pires, Germán López-Cortacans, Elisabet Sánchez-Rodríguez and Jordi Miró
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:270
  22. Knee arthroscopic arthrolysis serves as an effective treatment for knee arthrofibrosis. However, hemarthrosis is the most common complication in arthroscopic surgery, which has potential adverse effects on pos...

    Authors: Junqiao Li, Mingke You, Lei Yao, Weili Fu, Qi Li, Gang Chen, Xin Tang, Jian Li and Yan Xiong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:269

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:352

  23. To compare the effect of vancomycin presoak treatment of grafts during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction on the incidence of postoperative infection or septic arthritis.

    Authors: Mingwei Hu, Yifan Zhang, Guangqian Shang, Jianjun Guo, Hao Xu, Xue Ma, Xue Yang and Shuai Xiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:267
  24. Rupture of the pectoralis major (PM) muscle is a rare injury, with increasing incidence over the last decades, mainly due to participation in weightlifting and contact sports. Surgical management of PM injurie...

    Authors: Nikolaos Stefanou, Nikolaos Karamanis, Effrosyni Bompou, Dionysia Vasdeki, Thomas Mellos and Zoe H. Dailiana
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:264
  25. The incidence of periprosthetic femur fracture (PPFF) in the setting of total hip arthroplasty (THA) is steadily increasing. We seek to address whether there is a difference in outcomes between Vancouver B fra...

    Authors: Ameen Barghi, Philip Hanna, Nelson Merchan, Michael J. Weaver, John Wixted, Paul Appleton and Edward Rodriguez
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:263
  26. Osteoporosis (OP) is a common bone disease marked by decreased bone strength. Increasing evidence suggests that long non-coding RNA (lncRNAs) play important roles in the occurrence and progression of OP. This ...

    Authors: Hongtao Wang, Weilin Xu, Xiaoqing Chen, Xiongfeng Mei, Zhonghua Guo and Juan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:262
  27. To retrospectively compare the clinical and radiological outcomes of staged lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF) combined with posterior instrumented fusion(PIF)with PIF alone for the treatment of adult dege...

    Authors: Oujie Lai, Hao Li, Qixing Chen, Yong Hu and Yunling Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:260
  28. Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain (RCRSP) is the most common type of shoulder pain and the most disabling common symptom in people with Rotator Cuff Tear (RCT). The patient’s point of view concerning health s...

    Authors: Umile Giuseppe Longo, Nicolò Panattoni, Sergio De Salvatore, Anna Marchetti, Maria Grazia De Marinis and Vincenzo Denaro
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:259
  29. Lumbar vertebral endplates lesions (LEPLs), one of the etiologies of low back pain (LBP), are one of the most prevalent causes of health-care costs. Despite progressively becoming the focus in recent years, al...

    Authors: Jingzhe Pei, Aihong Yu, Jian Geng, Yandong Liu, Ling Wang, Jia Shi, Fengyun Zhou, Tianyu Zhang, Pengju Huang and Xiaoguang Cheng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:258
  30. Most previous reports of normal acetabular radiographic values focused on adults or elderly people. Recent reports have described premature hip osteoarthritis in adolescents not caused by acetabular dysplasia....

    Authors: Takahiro Nishimura, Hideaki Watanabe, Naoya Taki, Ichiro Kikkawa and Katsushi Takeshita
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:257
  31. Surgical treatment of Seinsheimer type V subtrochanteric fractures is extremely challenging due to the difficulty of obtaining and maintaining anatomic reduction and effective fixation. The purpose of this stu...

    Authors: Zhen Wu, Bin Du, Qiang Wang, Tao Jiang, Yincong Si, PanJun Zhang and Yong Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:256
  32. Supraspinatus (SSP) strength tests are an important shoulder examination tool for clinical evaluations of patients with a suspected SSP tear. While the empty can (EC) test is widely used to diagnose SSP dysfun...

    Authors: Chusak Kijkunasathian, Supajed Niyomkha, Patarawan Woratanarat and Chaiyanun Vijittrakarnrung
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:255
  33. Although the importance of kinematic evaluation of the sit-to-stand (STS) test of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patients is clear, there have been no reports analyzing STS during the 30-s chair sit-up test (30...

    Authors: Katsuya Onitsuka, Keisuke Kubota, Moeka Yokoyama, Taku Miyazawa, Toyohiro Hamaguchi, Hiroto Taniguchi, Naohiro Usuki, Satoshi Miyamoto, Ken Okazaki, Kenji Murata and Naohiko Kanemura
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:254
  34. Unilateral posterior scissors-bite (uPSB) malocclusion is common clinically. This study aimed to investigate the condylar morphological alterations and condyle-fossa relationship in patients with uPSB, through...

    Authors: Chen-xi Li, Xin Xie, Mengjia Li, Zhong-cheng Gong, Jing Nie, Xu Liu and Sakendeke Jumatai
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:253
  35. Studies have confirmed that antioxidants contribute to a lower risk of osteoporosis, which is an independent factor for femoral neck fracture (FNF). However, the associations between blood antioxidant levels a...

    Authors: Peng Niu, Yongxi Liu, Yanfeng Zhang and Lei Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:252

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:425

  36. Synovial chondromatosis is an uncommon metaplastic process of the synovial lining that results in the formation of cartilaginous nodules within joints or their associated bursae or tendon sheaths. Radiologic e...

    Authors: Cornelia Peterson, Minh Quan Le, Nathan D. McClain, Elena Ghotbi, Shadpour Demehri, John M. Gross, Mohammed Emam and John H. Wilckens
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:251
  37. Previous studies have found that lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) often co-occurs with knee or hip OA and can impact treatment response. However, it is unclear what participant characteristics may be helpful in id...

    Authors: James J. Young, Alice Kongsted, Rikke Krüger Jensen, Ewa M. Roos, Carlo Ammendolia, Søren T. Skou, Dorte T. Grønne and Jan Hartvigsen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:250
  38. Progressive osseous heteroplasia (POH) is a rare genetic condition that causes progressive ossification. This usually results from an inactivating mutation of the paternal GNAS gene. Herein, we report a case of P...

    Authors: Jing Ma, Wenxiu Mo, Jiapeng Sun, Yan Li, Tongxin Han and Huawei Mao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:247
  39. Immune and non-immune cells contribute to the pathology of chronic arthritis, and they can contribute to tissue remodeling and repair as well as disease pathogenesis. The present research aimed to analyze infl...

    Authors: Jose A. Pinto Tasende, M. Fernandez-Moreno, M. E. Vazquez-Mosquera, J. C. Fernandez-Lopez, N. Oreiro-Villar, F. J. De Toro Santos and F. J. Blanco-García
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:246
  40. The purpose of this study was to describe and evaluate the use of a specially designed hollow trephine to create the entry point through the femoral condyle during retrograde interlocking intramedullary nailin...

    Authors: Xiang Yao, Hongyuan Liu, Minjie Hu, Chong Wang, Dejun Liu, Jianping Hu and Jilei Tang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:245
  41. Spiral fracture of tibia combined with posterior malleolar fracture (PMF) is a special and regular injury. There is no uniform fixation method for PMF in this kind of injury. Intramedullary nail is the first c...

    Authors: Hongfei Qi, Zhong Li, Teng Ma, Cheng Ren, Yibo Xu, Qiang Huang, Haoxuan Feng, Kun Zhang, Yao Lu and Ming Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:244
  42. Proximal humerus fractures (PHFs) are common. With the development of locking plates, open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of the proximal humerus can provide excellent clinical outcomes. The quality of...

    Authors: Rui-Ji Wu, Wei Zhang, Yan-Ze Lin, Zhang-Lu Fang, Kang-Nan Wang, Chang-Xing Wang and Dong-Sheng Yu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:243
  43. Core decompression (CD) is considered the most popular treatment method for patients with Association Research Circulation Osseous (ARCO) stage I-II osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH). However, the defin...

    Authors: Congcong Wei, Meng Yang, Kun Chu, Jia Huo, Xiao Chen, Bo Liu and Huijie Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:242

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