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  1. Assessment instruments play an essential role in the management of knee osteoarthritis. This study aimed to verify the clinimetric properties and validate the short version of WOMAC’s (SV-WOMAC) knee with two ...

    Authors: José Edson França da Silva Júnior, Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho, Inaê Silva Santos, Jhonata Botelho Protázio, José Djalma Arrais Júnior, Daniella Dias de Oliveira, Patrícia Gabrielle dos Santos and Cid André Fidelis-de-Paula-Gomes
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:574
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease depicted by peripheral bone erosive damage leading to joint destruction, deformity and functional impairment. Shoulder involvement is less frequent t...

    Authors: Fernanda Junqueira Cesar Pirola, Murillo Dório, Ricardo Fuller, Jayme Fogagnolo Cobra, Lucas Peixoto Sales and Camille Pinto Figueiredo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:572
  3. The triglyceride glucose (TyG) index, an indicator of insulin resistance, is often associated with adverse outcomes in various cardiovascular diseases, while hypertension is associated with an increased risk o...

    Authors: Qingqing Zhu, Ting Zhang, Iokfai Cheang, Xinyi Lu, Mengsha Shi, Xu Zhu, Shengen Liao, Rongrong Gao, Xinli Li and Wenming Yao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:571
  4. Familial cases of early-onset osteoarthritis (OA) are rare although the exact prevalence is unknown. Early recognition of underlying OA-associated disorders is vital for targeted treatment, when available, and...

    Authors: Leticia A. Deveza, Andreas Zankl and David J. Hunter
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:570
  5. Conventional cannulated screws (CS) are the main treatment method for femoral neck fractures (FNF). However, the rate of femoral head necrosis remains high after FNF treatment. The study aimed to compare the b...

    Authors: Yang Liu, Yugang Xing, Huifeng Shao, Xiaogang Wu, Yongsheng Ma, Wenming Yang, Qitai Lin, Pengcui Li, Yong He, Wangping Duan and Xiaochun Wei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:569
  6. The estimated prevalence of post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA) is 10–12% and in this study 12.4%. Different knee and hip injuries have been identified as risk factors for PTOA, but there is no consensus rega...

    Authors: Catrine Rangel Maia, Ricardo Fruschein Annichino, Marcelo de Azevedo e Souza Munhoz, Eduardo Gomes Machado, Evaldo Marchi and Martha Cecilia Castano-Betancourt
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:568
  7. Femoral offset (FO) restoration plays an important role in improving the prognosis and quality of life of patients undergoing hip replacement. However, it is not given enough attention in revisions among patie...

    Authors: Lei Sun, Wenjing Song, Zhongyuan Zhang, Ziyao Xu, Mengshuai Sun, Guangling Gao, Hongjiang Jiang and Changjun Ju
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:567
  8. Proximal humerus fracture is one of the most common fractures in the elderly population. However, in patients with complex fracture patterns, there is still no general consensus in the best treatment method. T...

    Authors: Chi Him Tong and Christian Xinshuo Fang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:566
  9. No previous study has investigated the associations of depression, anxiety, and insomnia at baseline with disability at a five-year follow-up point among outpatients with chronic low back pain (CLBP). The stud...

    Authors: Le-Yung Wang, Tsai-Sheng Fu, Mei-Chu Tsia and Ching-I Hung
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:565
  10. This study aimed to understand perceptions that knee osteoarthritis patients have regarding their experiences of guideline-based recommendations within their care received from physiotherapists in private prac...

    Authors: Jeanette M Thom, Sarah Dennis, Kathryn A Gibson, Rebecca Livings, Kathryn Mills, Siobhan M Schabrun, Hans Sun and Justine M Naylor
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:564
  11. Knowing the potential hamstring tendon length is relevant for planning ligament reconstructions in children and adolescents, as it is not uncommon to encounter small hamstring tendons intraoperatively. The aim...

    Authors: Martijn Dietvorst, M. C. Marieke van der Steen, Marijn van den Besselaar and Rob PA Janssen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:563
  12. The extensile lateral approach (ELA) and sinus tarsi approach (STA) are commonly utilized for surgically treating calcaneal fractures. This study compared the outcomes of ELA and STA in the management of calca...

    Authors: Sayyed-Hadi Sayyed-Hosseinian, Matin Shirazinia, Hamid Arabi, Monavar Afzal Aghaee, Ehsan Vahedi and Farshid Bagheri
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:562
  13. Distal radius fracture (DRF) is the most common type of fracture in children. There is no clear consensus on primary treatment for complete DRFs. Kirschner wire (K-wire) fixation has been recommended, to avoid...

    Authors: Anna Bergkvist, Eva Lundqvist and Evelina Pantzar-Castilla
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:560
  14. To study the gait parameters in asymptomatic volunteers and investigate the correlation between the gait and several radiographic sagittal profiles.

    Authors: Sirichai Wilartratsami, Lopburi Nathasiri, Bavornrat Vanadurongwan, Borriwat Santipas, Siravich Suvithayasiri and Panya Luksanapruksa
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:559
  15. Lumbar spondylolysis, a common identifiable cause of low back pain in young athletes, reportedly has a higher incidence rate in males. However, the reason for its higher incidence in males is not clear. This s...

    Authors: Reo Asai, Masaki Tatsumura, Hisanori Gamada, Shun Okuwaki, Fumihiko Eto, Katsuya Nagashima, Yousuke Takeuchi, Toru Funayama, Takeo Mammoto, Atsushi Hirano and Masashi Yamazaki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:558
  16. Authors: Rui Zhang, Alafate Kahaer, Hanqian Niu, Jingwen Wang, Ayididaer Jumahan, Yanning Qiu, Paerhati Rexiti and Hailong Guo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:555

    The original article was published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:409

  17. Distal femur nonunions are well-recognized contributors to persistent functional disability, with limited data regarding their treatment options. In the current study, we asked whether additional medial augmen...

    Authors: Sebastian Lotzien, Darius Baron, Thomas Rosteius, Charlotte Cibura, Christopher Ull, Thomas Armin Schildhauer and Jan Geßmann
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:554
  18. Preoperative prediction of prolonged postoperative opioid use (PPOU) after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) could identify high-risk patients for increased surveillance. The Skeletal Oncology Research Group machi...

    Authors: Cheng-Chen Tsai, Chuan-Ching Huang, Ching-Wei Lin, Paul T. Ogink, Chih-Chi Su, Shin-Fu Chen, Mao-Hsu Yen, Jorrit-Jan Verlaan, Joseph H. Schwab, Chen-Ti Wang, Olivier Q. Groot, Ming-Hsiao Hu and Hongsen Chiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:553
  19. Low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) and fondaparinux sodium (FPX) are routinely used to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). In this study, we compared the effects of these a...

    Authors: Tianxiang Yang, Zige Liu, Bowen Zhang, Jinning Zhang, Anning Ma, Dede Cao and Desheng Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:552
  20. This primary analysis evaluated the “PREVenting the impairment of primary Osteoarthritis by high-impact long-term Physical exercise regimen—Psychological Adherence Program” (PrevOP-PAP), designed to support pa...

    Authors: Noemi Lorbeer, Nina Knoll, Jan Keller, Antonia Domke, Sally Di Maio, Gabriele Armbrecht, Hendrikje Börst, Peter Martus, Wolfgang Ertel and Ralf Schwarzer
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:550
  21. Assessment is an important part of chronic pain rehabilitation and should be conducted in line with the current biopsychosocial conceptualization of pain to capture the subjectivity and context of pain. Howeve...

    Authors: Sophie Lykkegaard Ravn, Tonny Elmose Andersen and Berit Schiøttz-Christensen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:549
  22. To examine the presence of certain shapes of the first metatarsal-cuneiform joint (MTC) joint in feet with hallux valgus (HV) deformity. To determine whether the anatomical orientation of this joint affects th...

    Authors: Mirko Sovilj, Andreja Baljozović, Filip Pilipović, Maja Sovilj Banjac and Zoran Baščarević
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:548
  23. Afferent input from the sole affects postural stability. Cutaneous reflexes from the foot are important to posture and gait. Lower-limb afferents alone provide enough information to maintain upright stance and...

    Authors: Maryam Ghorbani, Rasoul Yaali, Hassan Sadeghi and Tony Luczak
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:547
  24. Tranexamic acid (TXA) has long been the antifibrinolytic hemostatic drug of choice for orthopedic surgery. In recent years, the hemostatic effect of epsilon aminocaproic acid (EACA) has gradually been recogniz...

    Authors: Alimujiang Yusufu, Abuduwupuer Haibier, Zheng Ren, Qi Qin, Ziyi Zhang, Yuan Zhou and Jian Ran
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:546
  25. Individuals with myelomeningocele (MMC) exhibit neurological deficits below the lesion level involving both motor and sensory functions. Ambulation and functional outcomes in patients offered orthotic manageme...

    Authors: Åsa Bartonek and Marie Eriksson
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:545
  26. Early fixation and rehabilitation is the gold standard treatment for intertrochanteric femur fractures. Cement augmentation through perforated head elements has been developed to avoid postoperative complicati...

    Authors: Sadaki Mitsuzawa, Takeharu Nakamata, Shogo Mitamura, Tadashi Yasuda and Shuichi Matsuda
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:544
  27. Few studies have focused on the chronic spontaneous behavior of the unfused TL/L curve during follow-up. The purpose of the present study was to explore the behavior of the unfused TL/L curve during a long-ter...

    Authors: Yanbin Zhang, Jing Bai, Bin Xiao, Jianguo Zhang, Da He, Yonggang Xing and Bo Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:543

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:709

  28. Spontaneous intramuscular hemorrhage (SIH) is a rare but life-threatening complication of dermatomyositis (DM). The pathogenetic mechanism and management of intramuscular hematoma in these patients remains unc...

    Authors: Rui Xing, Fenfen Xiang, Lingli Dong and Guifen Shen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:542
  29. During the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the amount of moderate- to high-intensity physical activity significantly decreased. Therefore, the epidemiology of musculoskeletal diseases could possibly h...

    Authors: Joo-Hee Kim, Mi Jung Kwon, Hyo Geun Choi, Sang Jun Lee, Sangwon Hwang, Jaemin Lee, San-Hui Lee and Jung Woo Lee
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:540
  30. Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is the gold standard for treating cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). While implanting plates in ACDF may increase the risk of complications. Zero-P and ROI-C ...

    Authors: Zhidong Wang, Xu Zhu, Zhenheng Wang, Ruofu Zhu, Guangdong Chen, Maofeng Gao, Kangwu Chen and Huilin Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:539
  31. Development of valid and feasible quality indicators (QIs) is needed to track quality initiatives for osteoarthritis pain management in primary care settings.

    Authors: Elsie Rizk, Sharla Tajchman, Ezekiel Fink, Dipendra K. Aryal, Tomona Iso, Eleazar Flores, Anthony E. Brown, Sagar P. Chokshi, Shetal-Nicholas Desai, Ashvin K. Dewan, Sarah A. Kazzaz, Myriam Guevara, Sudha Nagaraj, Christopher P. Robben, Veronica Vittone and Joshua T. Swan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:538
  32. Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the primary causes of pain and disability worldwide leading to patients having some of the worst health-related quality of life (QOL). The purpose of our study was to investigate ...

    Authors: Gyöngyi Anna Mezey, Edit Paulik and Zsuzsanna Máté
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:537
  33. To investigate whether intraoperative triggered electromyographic (T-EMG) monitoring could effectively reduce the breach rate of pedicle screws and the revision rate.

    Authors: Tong Yongjun, Zhao Yuntian, Chen Biao and Jiang Zenghui
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:535
  34. This cross-sectional study aimed to determine the factors related to hallux valgus (HV) and their importance using support vector machine-recursive feature elimination (SVM-RFE).

    Authors: Hidetoshi Nakao, Masakazu Imaoka, Mitsumasa Hida, Ryota Imai, Misa Nakamura, Kazuyuki Matsumoto and Kenji Kita
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:534
  35. Fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF-21) plays an important role in the growth and metabolism of skeletal muscle cells. This study aims to systemically review the evidence regarding the relationship between FGF-21...

    Authors: Hao Liu, Xia He, Xiao-Yan Deng and Jing-Lu Yan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:533
  36. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease, and the diagnosis and treatment of AS have been limited because its pathogenesis is still unclear. Pyroptosis is a proinflammatory type...

    Authors: Xin Li, Xiangying Li, Hongqiang Wang and Xiang Zhao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:532
  37. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is associated with significant blood loss and postoperative transfusion. The accelerometer-based navigation (ABN) system guides the bone cutting plane without breaching the intram...

    Authors: Atthakorn Jarusriwanna, Chaturong Pornrattanamaneewong, Rapeepat Narkbunnam, Pakpoom Ruangsomboon, Paweena Thitithapana and Keerati Chareancholvanich
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:531
  38. Physical therapy-led orthopedic triage is a care model used to optimize pathways for patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis. However, scientific evidence of the effectiveness of this model of care is still l...

    Authors: Linnea Gustavsson, Maziar Mohaddes, Karin Samsson and Susanne Beischer
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:530
  39. Periprosthetic joint infection is a serious complication after total joint arthroplasty. Despite that alpha-defensin was used as diagnostic test in the 2018 ICM (international consensus meeting) criteria, its ...

    Authors: Hao Li, Rui Li, Niu Erlong, Wei Chai, LiBo Hao, Chi Xu, Jun Fu, Jiying Chen and Fangzheng Zhu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:529
  40. Musculoskeletal pain is a major cause of physical disability, associated with huge socioeconomic burden. Patient preference for treatment is an important factor contributing to the choice of treatment strategi...

    Authors: Fengyao Mei, Shengjie Dong, Jiaojiao Li, Dan Xing and Jianhao Lin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:528
  41. Osteoporosis (OP) is the most prevalent metabolic bone disease. Numerous genetic loci are strongly related to OP. AXIN1 is a significant gene that serves an important role in the WNT signaling pathway. The aim of...

    Authors: Eman Saad Nassar, Rehab Elnemr, Ahmed Shaaban, Asmaa Abd Elhameed and Raghda Saad Zaghloul Taleb
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:527
  42. This study aimed to determine potential risk factors for post-laminoplasty kyphosis and the effect of postoperative kyphosis on neurologic function recovery.

    Authors: Yiyuan Yang, Ruomu Qu, Zexiang Liu, Zhuo Chen, Yunxia Wu, Hongling Chu, Zhongjun Liu, Xiaoguang Liu and Liang Jiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:526
  43. In case of focal neuropathy, the muscle fibers innervated by the corresponding nerves are replaced with fat or fibrous tissue due to denervation, which results in increased echo intensity (EI) on ultrasonograp...

    Authors: Sun Woong Kim, Sunwoo Kim, Dongik Shin, Jae Hyeong Choi, Jung Sub Sim, Seungjun Baek and Joon Shik Yoon
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:524

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