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  1. 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
  2. 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

  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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

  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. To a) understand the perceptions and experiences of patients with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions in relation to their physiotherapy care and their acceptability of ‘Making Every Contact Count Healthy Convers...

    Authors: Amelia Parchment, Wendy Lawrence, Em Rahman, Nick Townsend, Elaine Wainwright and David Wainwright
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:241
  24. Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition of an extremity. While achieving pain relief in CRPS is challenging, esketamine infusions can accomplish pain relief for several weeks post-inf...

    Authors: Thomas J. P. Mangnus, Maaike Dirckx, Krishna D. Bharwani, Sara J. Baart, Theodora A. M. Siepman, Ken Redekop, Willem A. Dik, Cecile C. de Vos and Frank J. P. M. Huygen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:239
  25. There are many therapeutic options for dislocation following total hip arthroplasty (THA). The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of revision surgery for dislocated hips.

    Authors: Takashi Toyoda, Kenichi Oe, Hirokazu Iida, Tomohisa Nakamura, Naofumi Okamoto and Takanori Saito
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:238
  26. This study introduces a novel retrograde precision shaping elastic stable intramedullary nailing (ESIN-RPS) technique and reports clinical outcomes in pediatric distal radius metaphyseal diaphysis junction (DR...

    Authors: Liu Chaoyu, Jia Guoqiang, Xu Wenqiang, Meng Lian, Shan Jing and Liu Yong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:237
  27. Many elder patients with hip fractures also suffered from hypertension. This study aims to explore the relationship between the use of ACEI or ARB and the outcomes of geriatric hip fractures.

    Authors: Qining Chu, Liqiang Wang and Qingbo Chu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:236
  28. Neck pain, with or without radiculopathy, can have significant negative effects on physical and mental wellbeing. Mental health symptoms are known to worsen prognosis across a range of musculoskeletal conditio...

    Authors: Michael Mansfield, Mick Thacker, Joseph L. Taylor, Kirsty Bannister, Nicolas Spahr, Stephanie T. Jong and Toby Smith
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:235
  29. The ability to walk is crucial for maintaining independence and a high quality of life among older adults. Although gait characteristics have been extensively studied in older adults, most studies have investi...

    Authors: Meiling Zhai, Yongchao Huang, Shi Zhou, Yahong Jin, Jiayun Feng, Chaolei Pei, Li Wen and Li Wen’s
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:234
  30. Cervical laminoplasty (CLP) is a developed surgical procedure for the treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM), but only a few of those studies focus on preoperative dynamic cervical sagittal alignme...

    Authors: Chengxin Liu, Bin Shi, Wei Wang, Xiangyu Li and Shibao Lu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:233
  31. This review aimed to explore the available literature to update our understanding of the long head of biceps (LHB) at the shoulder. Synthesise our findings to identify emergent themes and knowledge gaps to inf...

    Authors: Brendan Diplock, Wayne Hing and Darryn Marks
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:232
  32. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) undergoing bilateral total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are an uncommon population, and their outcomes are also difficult to predict. The pur...

    Authors: Jian Cao, Wenqi Wang, Wei Feng, Hong Xu, Duan Wang and Zongke Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:231
  33. A comparison of changes in the long head of the biceps tendon for different types of rotator cuff tears has not been previously performed. Furthermore, the correlation between the thickening and degeneration o...

    Authors: Daisuke Kajiwara, Nobuyasu Ochiai, Eiko Hashimoto, Naoya Hirosawa, Koji Akimoto, Daisuke Nojima, Yohei Shimada, Shohei Ise and Seiji Ohtori
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:230
  34. Trigger thumb is a pathologic condition of the digital pulleys and flexor tendons. To find a cutoff value of the cross-sectional area ratio of specific parts of the flexor pollicis longus tendon to diagnosis t...

    Authors: Wenbin Zhu, Huan Zhou, Zhe Hu, Hongyan Chen, Juan Liu, Jin Li, Xiaoyuan Feng and Xueqin Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:228
  35. Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio (NLR) is a simple biomarker of systemic inflammatory response. We investigated predictability of NLR for early adverse outcome after surgery for hip fracture in elderly population.

    Authors: Mohammad Golsorkhtabaramiri, John Mckenzie and Jan Potter
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:227
  36. BASHTI is an implant-less anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction technique, which resolves the problems caused by implants such as interference screws. This study aims to investigate the effect of the...

    Authors: Hadi Moeinnia, Amir Nourani, Mahdi Mohseni, Amirhossein Borjali, Narges Ghias, Hossein Korani and Mahmoud Chizari
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:226
  37. No study had directly compared the reliability, correlation with clinical symptoms, and surgical outcomes of dural sac cross-sectional area (DCSA), nerve root sedimentation sign (SedSign), and morphological gr...

    Authors: Jin Yang, Yiling Xiong, Yuexuan Hu, Mei Huang, Li Zhang, Xia Pu and Qiuhan Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:225
  38. Large heterogeneity exists in the clinical manifestation of hip osteoarthritis (OA). It is therefore not surprising that pain and disability in individuals with hip OA and after total hip arthroplasty (THA) ca...

    Authors: Abner Sergooris, Jonas Verbrugghe, Thomas Matheve, Maaike Van Den Houte, Bruno Bonnechère, Kristoff Corten, Katleen Bogaerts and Annick Timmermans
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:224
  39. Hidden blood loss (HBL) is of increasing interest to spine surgeons. This retrospective study aimed to evaluate perioperative HBL and its risk factors in patients undergoing one-segment posterior circumferenti...

    Authors: Huiqiang Liang, Xuan Zhao, Linfeng Wang, Jia Li and Yong Shen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:223
  40. Discrepancies in bone resection between the medial and lateral compartments are very common in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) when mechanical alignment (MA) is used. The purpose of this study was to explore whe...

    Authors: Liang Wen, Yang Yu, Desi Ma and Zhiwei Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:222
  41. Degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis (DLSS) is the most common spine disease in the elderly population. It is usually associated with lumbar spine joints/or ligaments degeneration. Machine learning technique is...

    Authors: Janan Abbas, Malik Yousef, Natan Peled, Israel Hershkovitz and Kamal Hamoud
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:218
  42. The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility of using the Isobar TTL system and posterolateral fusion in a two-segment hybrid fixation approach, combined with spinal decompression, for treating mil...

    Authors: Jianbin Guan, Tao Liu, Xing Yu, Ningning Feng, Guozheng Jiang, Wenhao Li, He Zhao and Yongdong Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:217
  43. Posterior pelvis ring injuries represent typical high-energy trauma injuries in young adults. Joint stabilization with two cannulated sacroiliac (SI) screws at the level of sacral vertebrae S1 and S2 is a well...

    Authors: Till Berk, Ivan Zderic, Peter Varga, Peter Schwarzenberg, Felix Lesche, Sascha Halvachizadeh, Geoff Richards, Boyko Gueorguiev and Hans-Christoph Pape
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:215

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