Skip to main content


Page 7 of 192

  1. The current study aimed to measure the effectiveness of manual therapy in addition to stretching and strengthening exercises in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome to improve functional capacity, pain,...

    Authors: Sana Tauqeer, Ayesha Arooj and Hammad Shakeel
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:192
  2. Plantar fasciitis (PF) is the most common cause of heel pain. Among conservative treatments, extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is considered effective for refractory PF. Studies have shown that applying...

    Authors: Bo Wang, Xiao-Lei Wang, Yan-Tao Ma, Wei Wu and Yong-Jun Zheng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:191
  3. Knee osteoarthritis is one of the most prevalent long term health conditions globally. Exercise and physical activity are now widely recognised to significantly reduce joint pain, improve physical function and...

    Authors: Richard D. M. Stevenson, Enhad A. Chowdhury, Victor B. Inza, Max J. Western, Nicola E. Walsh, Simon L. Jones and James L. J. Bilzon
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:189
  4. Implant choice for the fixation of femoral neck fracture is one of the most important management controversies. This study aims to evaluate and compare the short-term outcomes associated with the use of the Fe...

    Authors: Leyi Cai, Wenhao Zheng, Chunhui Chen, Wei Hu, Hua Chen and Te Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:188
  5. Osteoporotic fractures are a growing problem in an aging society. The association between body mass index (BMI) and osteoporotic fractures varies by fracture site and ethnicity. Limited knowledge exists regard...

    Authors: Hong-Li Li, Yi Shen, Li-Hua Tan, Song-Bo Fu, Cong-Hui Guan, Dong-Hu Zhen, Hai-Hong Lv, Xi-Yu Wu and Xu-Lei Tang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:187
  6. This study aims to compare the clinical effects and imaging data of patients who underwent endoscopic transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (Endo-TLIF) with those who received unilateral biportal endoscopic l...

    Authors: Zuoran Fan, Xiaolin Wu, Zhu Guo, Nana Shen, Bohua Chen and Hongfei Xiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:186
  7. Osteoporosis is a serious global public health issue. Currently, there are few studies that explore the use of multiparametric MRI radiomics for osteoporosis detection. The purpose of this study was to compare...

    Authors: Tao Zhen, Jing Fang, Dacheng Hu, Qijun Shen and Mei Ruan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:185
  8. To evaluate the reliability of the Soft Tissue Tension Cloud Chart (STTCC) technology, an original method combining multi-point Cervical Paravertebral Soft Tissue Test (CPSTT) with MATLAB software, we conducte...

    Authors: Xu Wang, Zikai Jin, Tianxiao Feng, Shengjie Fang, Chuanrui Sun, Xiaokuan Qin, Kai Sun, Long Liang, Guangwei Liu, Liguo Zhu and Xu Wei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:184
  9. Decision aids can help patients set realistic expectations. In this study, we explored alternative presentations to visualise patient-reported outcomes (EQ-5D-5L) data within an online, individualized patient dec...

    Authors: Jeffrey A. Johnson, Ademola Itiola, Shakib Rahman, Christopher Smith, Allison Soprovich, Lisa A. Wozniak and Deborah A. Marshall
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:183
  10. After total knee arthroplasty (TKA), patients have limited knee range of motion (ROM), trophic changes and pain. Cryotherapy and compression are recommended in the literature, but no study has shown that cryot...

    Authors: Aude Quesnot, Simon Mouchel, Salma Ben Salah, Ilana Baranes, Lucas Martinez and Fabien Billuart
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:182
  11. Previous studies have demonstrated the relationship between sagittal facet orientation and cervical degenerative spondylolisthesis. However, the associations between facet orientation and cervical spinal steno...

    Authors: Haimiti Abudouaini, Junsong Yang, Kaiyuan Lin, Yibing Meng, Hong Zhang and Sibo Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:181
  12. Previous studies have shown that DNA methyltransferase 3b (Dnmt3b) is the only Dnmt responsive to fracture repair and Dnmt3b ablation in Prx1-positive stem cells and chondrocyte cells both delayed fracture rep...

    Authors: Xu Wang, Qinwen Ge, Qinghe Zeng, Kaiao Zou, Zhengsheng Bao, Jun Ying, Zhen Wu, Hongting Jin, Jiali Chen and Taotao Xu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:180
  13. Illness perceptions can affect the way people with musculoskeletal pain emotionally and behaviorally cope with their health condition. Understanding patients illness perceptions may help facilitate patient-cen...

    Authors: Maaike Kragting, Annelies L. Pool-Goudzwaard, Michel W. Coppieters, Peter B. O’Sullivan and Lennard Voogt
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:179
  14. After total knee arthroplasty (TKA), patients’ physical activity (PA) levels at 6 months are lower than those of healthy subjects. Few studies have investigated the factors associated with PA at 6 months after...

    Authors: Remi Fujita, Susumu Ota, Yuri Yamamoto, Akito Kataoka, Hideki Warashina, Takahiro Hayashi, Naomichi Matsunaga and Hideshi Sugiura
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:178
  15. Thyroid carcinoma is the most common endocrinological malignancy, but its spread to bone is rare. Particularly, bone metastases leading to complete resorption of the humerus are extremely uncommon. We aimed to...

    Authors: Xiajie Huang, Yeping Chen, Daofu Zeng, Rongyuan Liang, Zhidong Liao, Guizheng Wei, Wenjun Hao, William Lu and Yan Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:177
  16. To develop and evaluate a deep learning model based on chest CT that achieves favorable performance on opportunistic osteoporosis screening using the lumbar 1 + lumbar 2 vertebral bodies fusion feature images,...

    Authors: Jing Pan, Peng-cheng Lin, Shen-chu Gong, Ze Wang, Rui Cao, Yuan Lv, Kun Zhang and Lin Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:176
  17. To compare the clinical efficacy of arthroscopic TightRope loop titanium button and clavicular hook plate in the treatment of acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) dislocation of Rockwood III/IV.

    Authors: Yafei Wang, Chengzhen Ren, Junqi Niu, Le Cao, Can Yang, Fanggang Bi and Ke Tian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:174
  18. Identification of knee osteoarthritis (OA) pain phenotypes, their transition patterns, and risk factors for worse phenotypes, may guide prognosis and targeted treatment; however, few studies have described the...

    Authors: Jing Ye, Dongxing Xie, Xiaoxiao Li, Na Lu, Chao Zeng, Guanghua Lei, Jie Wei and Jiatian Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:173
  19. To analyze the effects of using foam roller on pain intensity in individuals with chronic and acute musculoskeletal pain.

    Authors: Inaê Silva Santos, Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho, Patrícia Gabrielle dos Santos, José Djalma Arrais Júnior, Daniella Dias de Oliveira, Daniel Santos Rocha and Cid André Fidelis-de-Paula-Gomes
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:172
  20. Oblique lumbar interbody fusion (OLIF) procedures have the potential to increase the segmental lordosis by inserting lordotic cages, however, the amount of segmental lordosis (SL) changes can vary and is likel...

    Authors: Jingye Wu, Tenghui Ge, Guanqing Li, Jintao Ao and Yuqing Sun
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:171
  21. Local infiltration analgesia (LIA) is frequently administered to patient undergoing joint replacement surgical procedures. The aim of the present research was to verify the safety of collected shed blood to be...

    Authors: Claudio Legnani, Enrica Torretta, Marco Attanasio, Cecilia Gelfi, Franco Parente, Alberto Ventura and Giorgio Oriani
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:170
  22. Cervicogenic headache is designated as the most common type of secondary headache that results from conditions affecting the neck’s bony components, muscles, and intervertebral discs rather than the head itself.

    Authors: Sadia Murtza, Rabiya Noor, Muhammad Salman Bashir and Mehwish Ikram
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:169
  23. Chronic pain is a disabling condition which is prevalent in about 20% of the adult population. Physiotherapy is the most common non-pharmacological treatment option for chronic pain, but often demonstrates uns...

    Authors: Syl Slatman, J. Bart Staal, Harry van Goor, Raymond Ostelo, Remko Soer and Jesper Knoop
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:168
  24. Workplace factors are important predictors of occurrence of musculoskeletal pain among different occupational populations. In healthcare, a psychologically unsafe work environment can negatively affect the emo...

    Authors: Maha E. Ibrahim, Safaa M. El-Zoghby, Nancy M. Zaghloul, Shaimaa A. Shehata and Rasha M. Farghaly
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:167
  25. Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is considered one of the main causes of hip osteoarthritis in young adults, especially in athletes. In recent years, morphological changes in FAI in the hip have been linked ...

    Authors: Rafael Arriaza, Miguel Saavedra-García, Alvaro Arriaza, Antonio Cruz-Cámara, Manuel Leyes, Luis Cerezal and Antonio Maestro
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:166
  26. Osteoporosis involves changes to bones that makes them prone to fracture. The most common osteoporotic fracture is vertebral, in which one or more spinal vertebrae collapse. People with vertebral fracture are ...

    Authors: Sarah E. Bennett, Rachael Gooberman-Hill, Emma M. Clark, Zoe Paskins, Nicola Walsh and Sarah Drew
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:165
  27. Knee osteoarthritis is severe progressive and most commonly diagnosed articular disease and its incidence is increasing around the world depending on age. This pathologic condition which limits daily activity ...

    Authors: Selim Safali, Erkan Sabri Ertaş, Ali Özdemir and Deniz Cataklı
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:164
  28. There is a controversy on the effectiveness of post-operating splinting in patients with carpal tunnel release (CTR) surgery. This study aimed to systematically evaluate various outcomes regarding the effectiv...

    Authors: Uchenna I. Peter-Okaka, Samira Shiri, Oluwafemi Owodunni, Seyed Reza Bagheri, Amir Jalilian, Cynthia Uzoukwu, Sonia Eden and Ehsan Alimohammadi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:163
  29. We aimed to explore the relationship between bone mineral density (BMD), bone metabolism markers, and blood lipid-related indicators, body mass index (BMI) in elderly individuals.

    Authors: Hao Han, Ran Li, Dongming Fu, Hongyou Zhou, Zihao Zhan, Yi’ang Wu and Bin Meng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:162
  30. Percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic decompression (PTED) is an ideal minimally invasive decompression technique for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) with degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis (...

    Authors: Rongbo Yu, Xiaokang Cheng and Bin Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:161
  31. The safety and efficacy of two-stage revision for culture-negative PJI remain controversial. This study analyzed outcomes after two-stage revision in patients with culture-negative and culture-positive peripro...

    Authors: Hanpeng Lu, Wenqi Wang, Hong Xu, Kai Zhou and Zongke Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:160
  32. Low bone mineral density affects 53% of women over age 65 in the US, yet many are unaware and remain untreated. Underdiagnosis of forearm osteoporosis and related fragility fractures represent missed warning s...

    Authors: Alana O’Mara, Faes Kerkhof, Deborah Kenney, Nicole Segovia, Paige Asbell and Amy L. Ladd
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:159
  33. One of the major contributors to disability in Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) patients is weakness in the Quadriceps Femoris muscle. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) has been used in rehabilitation for p...

    Authors: Azar Moezy, Soheila Masoudi, Ahmad Nazari and Arezoo Abasi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:158
  34. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is a common orthopedic injury, occurring in roughly 68.6 per 100,000 persons annually, with the primary treatment option being ACL reconstruction. However, debate remai...

    Authors: Mason Garcia, Kaveh Momenzadah, Mohammad Javad Shariyate, Nadim Kheir, Mohammad Khak, Juan B Villarreal, Mohammadreza Abbasian, Alexandra F Flaherty, Philip Hanna, Arun Ramappa, Nikolaos K Paschos and Ara Nazarian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:157
  35. Osteofibrous dysplasia (OFD) occurs most frequently in the tibia and may result in deformity and pathological fracture. Surgical treatment such as curettage or segment excision has been performed but remains c...

    Authors: Yanhui Jing, Zhiqiang Zhang, Yueqiang Mo, Dahui Wang, Chunxing Wu and Bo Ning
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:156
  36. The optimal agent for thromboprophylaxis following arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) remains unclear, particularly in patients with a low baseline risk for venous thromboembolism (V...

    Authors: Hamidreza Yazdi, Arvin Eslami, Ali Torkaman, Omid Elahifar, Amir Kasaeian, Shaya Alimoghadam, Rojina Alimoghadam and Mansour Abolghasemian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:154
  37. Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a severe complication of joint arthroplasty that causes significant pain and economic loss. This study aimed to determine whether the current evidence supports single-st...

    Authors: Yong Zhao, Shaohua Fan, Zhangfu Wang, Xueli Yan and Hua Luo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:153
  38. Pedicle screw and lamina hook (PSLH) technique is an effective and popular method for direct pars repair of lumbar spondylolysis. There is a lack of studies to explore factors that may influence the healing of...

    Authors: Xinhu Guo, Zhuofu Li, Zhaoqing Guo and Weishi Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:152
  39. To date, there are no studies in the literature that define the internal structure of the Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia (TSK) in patients with chronic neck pain based on factorial analysis. As such, we aimed t...

    Authors: Letícia Padilha Mendes, Cid André Fidelis-de-Paula-Gomes, André Pontes-Silva, Felipe Souza Barreto, Jocassia Silva Pinheiro, Aron Charles Barbosa da Silva, Flávio de Oliveira Pires, Plinio da Cunha Leal, Mariana Arias Avila and Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:151
  40. The Bernese Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO) has become a popular surgery for fixing development dysplasia of the hip, yet the most common concerns of the PAO population remains ambiguous. The aim of this study ...

    Authors: John M. Gaddis, Bretton Laboret, Ryan Bialaszewski, Elizabeth Bergman, Jenny LaCross, Edward Mulligan and Joel Wells
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:150
  41. Cortico-Steroid Injections (CSI) are commonly used to treat patients with Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS) but it is unclear which patients will experience improvements in pain.

    Authors: Ben Foxcroft, Gareth Stephens, Tim Woodhead and Colin Ayre
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:149
  42. Current treatment concepts for simple elbow dislocation involve conservative and surgical approaches. The aim of this systematic review was to identify the superiority of one treatment strategy over the other ...

    Authors: Franziska Lioba Breulmann, Sebastian Lappen, Yannick Ehmann, Martin Bischofreiter, Lucca Lacheta and Sebastian Siebenlist
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:148
  43. This study aimed to investigate work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs), occupational stress, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL); identify the factors that affect HRQoL; and investigate the mode...

    Authors: Soo Jeong and Byoung-Hee Lee
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:147
  44. Dysferlinopathy is a phenotypically heterogeneous group of hereditary diseases caused by mutations in the DYSF gene. Early contractures are considered rare, and rigid spine syndrome in dysferlinopathy has been pr...

    Authors: Sergey N. Bardakov, Angelina A. Titova, Sergey S. Nikitin, Valentin Nikitins, Margarita O. Sokolova, Vadim A. Tsargush, Elena A. Yuhno, Oleg V. Vetrovoj, Pierre G. Carlier, Yana V. Sofronova, Аrtur А. Isaev and Roman V. Deev
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:146
  45. Frozen shoulder is a common medical condition, but the ideal therapeutic method is yet to be determined. Our aim was to analyze the pain-relieving effect of different treatment options used for the management ...

    Authors: Gábor Skaliczki, Krisztián Kovács, Imre Antal, Imre Sallai, Beáta Kovács, Zoltán Nyőgér, Áron Géresi, Balázs Kiss and Anna Várnagy
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:145
  46. Investigation of the association between leg axis alignment and biochemical MRI in young professional soccer players in order to identify a potential influence of the leg axis on cartilage regions at risk.

    Authors: D. Dalos, P. R. Marshall, M. Lissy, K. J. Maas, F. O. Henes, M. G. Kaul, H. Kleinertz, J. Frings, M. Krause, K. H. Frosch and G. H. Welsch
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:144
  47. Elderly patients with hip fracture who develop perioperative acute heart failure (AHF) have a poor prognosis. The aim of the present study is to investigate the potential risks of AHF in elderly hip-fracture p...

    Authors: Wei Zhao, Mingming Fu, Zhiqian Wang and Zhiyong Hou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:143
  48. Nail-patella syndrome (NPS) is a rare autosomal dominant disorder that is characterized by dysplasia of the nails, hypoplasia and/or dislocation of the patella and the presence of iliac horns. Using the CARE g...

    Authors: Kazuya Matsumoto, Yoshinori Matsumoto, Shoichi Nawachi, Yosuke Asano, Yu Katayama, Yoshia Miyawaki, Takayuki Katsuyama, Eri Katsuyama, Yoshihisa Nasu, Ken-Ei Sada and Jun Wada
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:139

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.3 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.8 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.288 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.716 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    27 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    143 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    5,748 Altmetric mentions 

    Transparency and Openess
    TOP Factor Score - 8

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

    More information is available here

Sign up for article alerts and news from this journal

Research Data Helpdesk

Authors can receive free advice on how and where to share their research data, according to their specific research community from a team of research data editors.

Find out more