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  1. Physiotherapy and occupational therapy are two professions at high risk of work related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMD). This investigation aimed to identify risk factors for WRMD as perceived by the health p...

    Authors: Leanne Passier and Steven McPhail

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:24

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  2. Low back pain (LBP) is common among office workers and is the most common cause of work-related disability in people under 45 years of age. The aetiology of LBP is widely accepted to be multi-factorial. Progno...

    Authors: Prawit Janwantanakul, Praneet Pensri, Patriya Moolkay and Wiroj Jiamjarasrangsi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:23

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  3. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is a thromboembolic complication that can occur with unfractionated heparin (UFH) or low molecular weight heparin (LMWH). Our objective was to determine and compare the i...

    Authors: Satoru Motokawa, Takafumi Torigoshi, Yumi Maeda, Kazushige Maeda, Yuka Jiuchi, Takayuki Yamaguchi, Shinsuke Someya, Hiroyuki Shindo and Kiyoshi Migita

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:22

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  4. There is a paucity of information describing patients with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) using complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) and almost none distinguishing homeopathy from other CAMs. The o...

    Authors: Michel Rossignol, Bernard Bégaud, Bernard Avouac, France Lert, Frédéric Rouillon, Jacques Bénichou, Jacques Massol, Gérard Duru, Anne-Marie Magnier, Didier Guillemot, Lamiae Grimaldi-Bensouda and Lucien Abenhaim

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:21

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  5. Different conditions may alter tendon characteristics. Clinical evidence suggests that tendon injuries are more frequent in athletes that change type, intensity and duration of training. Aim of the study was t...

    Authors: Antonio Frizziero, Milena Fini, Francesca Salamanna, Arsenio Veicsteinas, Nicola Maffulli and Marina Marini

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:20

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  6. A number of recent reports published in the UK have put the quality of care of adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) centre stage. These documents set high standards for health care professionals and commissio...

    Authors: Louise C Pollard, Helen Graves, David L Scott, Gabrielle H Kingsley and Heidi Lempp

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:19

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  7. There is growing evidence that adiponectin, a physiologically active polypeptide secreted by adipocytes, controls not only adipose tissue but also bone metabolism. However, a role for adiponectin in bone devel...

    Authors: Yasuhiro Mitsui, Masafumi Gotoh, Nobuhiro Fukushima, Isao shirachi, Shuichi Otabe, Xiaohong Yuan, Toshihiko Hashinaga, Nobuhiko Wada, Akiko Mitsui, Tatsuhiro Yoshida, Shiro Yoshida, Kentaro Yamada and Kensei Nagata

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:18

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  8. There is emerging evidence for a beneficial effect of meat consumption on the musculoskeletal system. However, whether it affects the risk of knee and hip osteoarthritis is unknown. We performed a prospective ...

    Authors: Yuanyuan Wang, Julie Anne Simpson, Anita E Wluka, Dallas R English, Graham G Giles, Stephen Graves and Flavia M Cicuttini

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:17

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  9. Navigation was introduced into total knee arthroplasty (TKA) to improve accuracy of component position, function and survival of implants. This study was designed to assess the outcome of navigated TKA in comp...

    Authors: Jan Schmitt, Carsten Hauk, Heino Kienapfel, Michael Pfeiffer, Turgay Efe, Susanne Fuchs-Winkelmann and Thomas J Heyse

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:16

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  10. Muscle weakness is associated with a variety of chronic disorders such as emphysema (EMP) and congestive heart failure (CHF) as well as aging. Therapies to treat muscle weakness associated with chronic disease...

    Authors: Richard T Hinkle, Frank R Lefever, Elizabeth T Dolan, Deborah L Reichart, Janice M Zwolshen, Timothy P Oneill, Kris G Maloney, John P Mattson, Leonardo F Ferreira, Timothy I Musch, David C Poole and Robert J Isfort

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:15

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  11. Neck and shoulder complaints are common among employees in sedentary occupations characterized by intensive computer use. Such musculoskeletal pain - which is often associated with restricted range of motion a...

    Authors: Christoffer H Andersen, Lars L Andersen, Ole S Mortensen, Mette K Zebis and Gisela Sjøgaard

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:14

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  12. As many patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have increased fat mass (FM) and increased frequency of cardiovascular diseases we evaluated if total physical activity (MET-hours) had impact on body compositio...

    Authors: Ann-Charlotte Elkan, Niclas Håkansson, Johan Frostegård and Ingiäld Hafström

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:13

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  13. This study in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treated with infliximab describes prospectively the course of (anti)infliximab levels within an infusioncycle to assess at what moment patients develop low...

    Authors: Bart JF van den Bemt, Alfons A den Broeder, GJ Wolbink, Yechiel A Hekster, Piet LCM van Riel, Bart Benraad and Frank HJ van den Hoogen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:12

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  14. Substantial progress has been made in the medical management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) over the past decade with the introduction of biologic therapies, including anti-tumour necrosis factor alpha (anti-TNF...

    Authors: Angela Reid, Audrey Brady, Catherine Blake, Anne-Barbara Mongey, Douglas J Veale, Oliver FitzGerald and Tara Cusack

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:11

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  15. A two-stage revision arthroplasty was suggested optimal treatment for deep infections in hip joint. The effect of endoskeleton of cement spacers on the interim function and infection control remains unclear.

    Authors: Kuo-Ti Peng, Liang-Tseng Kuo, Wei-Hsiu Hsu, Tsan-Wen Huang and Yao-Hung Tsai

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:10

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  16. Distal radius fracture is a common injury and may result in substantial dysfunction and pain. The purpose was to investigate the relationship between distal radius fracture malunion and arm-related disability.

    Authors: Elisabeth Brogren, Manfred Hofer, Michael Petranek, Philippe Wagner, Lars B Dahlin and Isam Atroshi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:9

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  17. The Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI) is a self-administered questionnaire that aims to measure pain and disability associated with shoulder disease. The aim of the present study was to investigate th...

    Authors: Catherine L Hill, Susan Lester, Anne W Taylor, Michael E Shanahan and Tiffany K Gill

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:8

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  18. The study aimed to describe the characteristics of women treated for recently-diagnosed osteoporosis, to identify variables associated with different treatment regimens and to assess impact on quality of life.

    Authors: Bernard Cortet, Francis Blotman, Françoise Debiais, Dominique Huas, Florence Mercier, Chantal Rousseaux, Véronique Berger, Anne-Françoise Gaudin and François-Emery Cotté

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:7

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  19. Different bone cements and various cementation techniques can lead to different bone loss in revision surgery. We investigated the degree of tibial bone loss depending on different cements and techniques.

    Authors: Turgay Efe, Jens Figiel, David Sibbert, Susanne Fuchs-Winkelmann, Carsten O Tibesku, Nina Timmesfeld, Jürgen RJR Paletta and Adrian Skwara

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:6

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  20. Reduced sleep quality is a common complaint among patients with chronic pain, with 50-80% of patients reporting sleep disturbance. Improvements in pain and quality of life measures have been achieved using a m...

    Authors: Jennifer M Cunningham, Catherine Blake, Camillus K Power, Declan O'Keeffe, Valerie Kelly, Sheila Horan, Orla Spencer and Brona M Fullen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:5

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  21. Fibromyalgia (FM) is a prevalent and disabling disorder characterized by a history of widespread pain for at least three months. Pain is considered a complex experience in which affective and cognitive aspects...

    Authors: Sara Maurel, Baltasar Rodero, Yolanda Lopez-del-Hoyo, Juan V Luciano, Eva Andrés, Miquel Roca, Raquel del Moral Bergos, Yolanda Ruiz-Lancina and Javier García-Campayo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:4

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  22. Musculoskeletal hand pain is common in the general population. This study aims to investigate the inter- and intra-observer reliability of two trained observers conducting a simple clinical interview and physi...

    Authors: Helen L Myers, Elaine Thomas, Elaine M Hay and Krysia S Dziedzic

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:3

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  23. Exercise therapy for knee pain and osteoarthritis remains a key element of conservative treatment, recommended in clinical guidelines. Yet systematic reviews point to only modest benefits from exercise interve...

    Authors: Laurence RJ Wood, George M Peat, Ricky Mullis, Elaine Thomas and Nadine E Foster

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:2

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  24. Osteoporosis is associated with changes in balance and physical performance and has psychosocial consequences which increase the risk of falling. Most falls occur during walking; therefore an efficient obstacl...

    Authors: Ellen Smulders, Wim van Lankveld, Roland Laan, Jacques Duysens and Vivian Weerdesteyn

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:1

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  25. There have been few studies examining the associations between menstrual irregularity, androgens and bone mass in population-based samples of premenopausal women. This study aimed to describe the associations ...

    Authors: Shuying Wei, Graeme Jones, Russell Thomson, Petr Otahal, Terry Dwyer and Alison Venn

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:288

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  26. Bone mineral density (BMD) accrual during childhood and adolescence is important for attaining peak bone mass. BMD decrements have been reported in survivors of childhood bone sarcomas. However, little is know...

    Authors: Carsten Müller, Corinna C Winter, Dieter Rosenbaum, Joachim Boos, Georg Gosheger, Jendrik Hardes and Volker Vieth

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:287

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  27. Our objective was to explore outcome and clinical changes in hand function, satisfaction in daily occupations, sleep disturbances, health and quality of life in consecutive patients after a severe or major han...

    Authors: Ragnhild I Cederlund, Eva Ramel, Hans-Eric Rosberg and Lars B Dahlin

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:286

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  28. The aim of this non-randomized controlled trial was to evaluate the effectiveness of a Global Postural Reeducation (GPR) program as compared to a Stabilization Exercise (SE) program in subjects with persistent...

    Authors: Francesca Bonetti, Stefania Curti, Stefano Mattioli, Raffaele Mugnai, Carla Vanti, Francesco S Violante and Paolo Pillastrini

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:285

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  29. Collagen-induced arthritis (CIA) is an often-used murine model for human rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Earlier studies have shown potent anti-arthritic effects with the female sex hormone estradiol and the select...

    Authors: Caroline Jochems, Ulrika Islander, Malin Erlandsson, Cecilia Engdahl, Marie Lagerquist, Inger Gjertsson, Claes Ohlsson, Rikard Holmdahl and Hans Carlsten

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:284

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  30. Primary stability of cartilage repair constructs is of the utmost importance in the clinical setting but few continuous passive motion (CPM) models are available. Our study aimed to establish a novel ex vivo C...

    Authors: Turgay Efe, Markus D Schofer, Alexander Füglein, Nina Timmesfeld, Susanne Fuchs-Winkelmann, Thomas Stein, Bilal Farouk El-Zayat, Jürgen RJ Paletta and Thomas J Heyse

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:283

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  31. Malunion is the most common complication of distal radius fracture. It has previously been demonstrated that there is a correlation between the quality of anatomical correction and overall wrist function. Howe...

    Authors: Natalie L Leong, Geert A Buijze, Eric C Fu, Filip Stockmans and Jesse B Jupiter

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:282

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  32. With the relatively high rate of injuries to the lower extremity due to jump-landing movement patterns and the accompanied high costs, there is need for determining potential preventive programs. A program on ...

    Authors: Inne Aerts, Elke Cumps, Evert Verhagen and Romain Meeusen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:281

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  33. Patterns of food intake and prevalent osteoarthritis of the hand, hip, and knee were studied using the twin design to limit the effect of confounding factors. Compounds found in associated food groups were fur...

    Authors: Frances MK Williams, Jane Skinner, Tim D Spector, Aedin Cassidy, Ian M Clark, Rose M Davidson and Alex J MacGregor

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:280

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  34. One of the most distinctive features of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is new bone formation and bone resorption at sites of chronic inflammation. Previous studies have indicated that the hyperplasia and inflamma...

    Authors: Xiaotian Chang, Jinxiang Han, Yan Zhao, Xinfeng Yan, Shui Sun and Yazhou Cui

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:279

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  35. Minocycline and a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) indomethacin, have anti-inflammatory activities and are both used in the management of rheumatoid arthritis. However, there are no reports on whet...

    Authors: Ala'a Ahmed Abu-Ghefreh and Willias Masocha

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:276

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  36. No prior studies have examined systematic bias in the musculoskeletal physical examination. The objective of this study was to assess the effects of bias due to prior knowledge of lumbar spine magnetic resonan...

    Authors: Pradeep Suri, David J Hunter, Jeffrey N Katz, Ling Li and James Rainville

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:275

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  37. Previous work has shown an association between restricted wrist range of motion (ROM) and upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders in computer users. We compared the prevalence of MRI-identified wrist abnorma...

    Authors: Ronald A Burgess, William F Pavlosky and R Terry Thompson

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:273

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  38. Upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders are common in the working population. The economic and social impact of such disorders is considerable. Long-time, dynamic repetitive exposure of the hand...

    Authors: André Klussmann, Ulf Steinberg, Falk Liebers, Hansjürgen Gebhardt and Monika A Rieger

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:272

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  39. Long head biceps (LHB) degeneration, in combination with rotator cuff tears, can be a source of chronic shoulder pain. LHB tenotomy reduces pain and improves joint function although the pathophysiological cont...

    Authors: Stefan Lakemeier, Soeren A Schwuchow, Christian D Peterlein, Christian Foelsch, Susanne Fuchs-Winkelmann, Eleni Archontidou-Aprin, Juergen RJ Paletta and Markus D Schofer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:271

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  40. Patients with juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) often present strong exercise intolerance and muscle weakness. However, the role of exercise training in this disease has not been investigated.

    Authors: Clarissa Omori, Danilo ML Prado, Bruno Gualano, Adriana ME Sallum, Ana L Sá-Pinto, Hamilton Roschel, Maria B Perondi and Clovis AA Silva

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:270

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  41. Although osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee joints is the most common and debilitating joint disease in developed countries, the factors that determine the severity of symptoms are not yet understood well. Subjec...

    Authors: Naoshi Fukui, Shoji Yamane, Satoru Ishida, Konagi Tanaka, Riako Masuda, Nobuho Tanaka, Yozo Katsuragawa and Sakiko Fukui

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:269

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  42. In primary care, it is often difficult to diagnose cervical myelopathy. However, a delay in treatment could cause irreversible aftereffects. With a brief and effective self-administered questionnaire for cervi...

    Authors: Hiroshi Kobayashi, Shin-ichi Kikuchi, Koji Otani, Miho Sekiguchi, Yasufumi Sekiguchi and Shin-ichi Konno

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:268

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  43. Although the numbers of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are increasing, there is only a small number of studies investigating driving safety after TKA. The parameter 'Brake Response Time (BRT)' is one of the mos...

    Authors: Michael C Liebensteiner, Michaela Kern, Christian Haid, Conrad Kobel, David Niederseer and Martin Krismer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:267

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  44. There is strong, internationally confirmed evidence for the short-term effectiveness of multimodal interdisciplinary specific treatment programs for chronic back pain. However, the verification of long-term su...

    Authors: Christian Hentschke, Jana Hofmann and Klaus Pfeifer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:266

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  45. Muscle function may influence the risk of knee injury and outcomes following injury. Clinical tests, such as a single-limb mini squat, resemble conditions of daily life and are easy to administer. Fewer squats...

    Authors: Eva Ageberg, Kim L Bennell, Michael A Hunt, Milena Simic, Ewa M Roos and Mark W Creaby

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:265

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  46. Although intra-articular hyaluronic acid is well established as a treatment for osteoarthritis of the knee, its use in hip osteoarthritis is not based on large randomized controlled trials. There is a need for...

    Authors: Sascha Colen, Michel PJ van den Bekerom, Johan Bellemans and Michiel Mulier

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:264

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  47. Open joint procedures using bone anchors have shown clinical and radiograph good success, but post surgical disc position has not been documented with MRI imaging. We have designed a modified technique of usin...

    Authors: ShanYong Zhang, XiuMing Liu, XiuJuan Yang, Chi Yang, MinJie Chen, Majd S Haddad and ZhuoZhi Chen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:262

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