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  1. Hip osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of chronic pain and disability worldwide. Self-management is vital with education, exercise and weight loss core recommended treatments. However, evidence-practice ga...

    Authors: Kim L. Bennell, Catherine Keating, Belinda Lawford, Bridget Graham, Michelle Hall, Julie A. Simpson, Fiona McManus, Brinley Hosking, Priya Sumithran, Anthony Harris, Maame Esi Woode, Jill J. Francis, Jennifer Marlow, Sharon Poh and Rana S. Hinman
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:138
  2. Increasing evidence suggests an association between Modic changes (MC) and subclinical infection and inflammatory reactions. However, the relationship between preoperative MC and surgical site infection (SSI) ...

    Authors: Yanhang Liu, Qian Chen, Yueran Wang and Jiangtao He
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:137
  3. Whether there is a difference in harvesting the semitendinosus tendon alone (S) or in combination with the gracilis tendon (SG) for the recovery of knee flexor strength after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) r...

    Authors: Angelo Matteucci, Johan Högberg, Ramana Piussi, Mathias Wernbom, Edoardo Franceschetti, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Kristian Samuelsson, Johan Lövgren and Eric Hamrin Senorski
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:136
  4. Over the past years, the field of prosthetics and orthotics has seen incredible innovations that used to be perceived as science fiction. This editorial aims to shed light on such exciting developments, explor...

    Authors: Gabriel Moisan and Christina Zong-Hao Ma
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:135
  5. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between femoral neck fractures and sarcopenia.

    Authors: Akihito Suto, Kengo Fujii, Takushi Nakatani, Kaishi Ogawa, Takumi Ichihara, Sayori Li, Kosuke Sato, Kousei Miura, Toru Funayama and Masashi Yamazaki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:132
  6. Malignant femoral soft tissue tumors are occasionally resected together with the femoral nerves, but this can cause loss of knee extensor muscle activity. To the best of our knowledge, no previous reports have...

    Authors: Yuta Kubota, Yuta Tsubouchi, Masaya Anan, Masanori Kawano, Tatsuya Iwasaki, Ichiro Itonaga, Shinichi Ikeda, Masashi Kataoka, Hiroshi Tsumura, Nobuhiro Kaku and Kazuhiro Tanaka
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:131
  7. Observational studies have suggested that type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM2) is a potentially modifiable risk factor for lower BMD, but the causal relationship is unclear. This study aimed to examine whether the a...

    Authors: Jianbin Guan, Tao Liu, Hao Chen and Kaitan Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:130
  8. Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) procedures are considered to be more technically demanding than conventional total knee arthroplasty (TKA), requiring a longer learning curve and more expert surgical s...

    Authors: Riccardo D’Ambrosi, Danko Dan Milinkovic, Filippo Migliorini, Ilaria Mariani, Nicola Ursino and Timothy Hewett
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:128
  9. To Investigate the value of 3D printed guide-assisted percutaneous management of minimally displaced scaphoid waist fractures(Herbert’s B2) with delayed diagnosis or presentation.

    Authors: Cunmin Rong, Qinglin Zhang, Shaobo Zhu, Guanghui Zhang, Junhao Zeng, Qingluan Han and Yang Guo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:127
  10. In metaphyseo-diaphyseal (M-D) mismatched Dorr A femurs, it is difficult to achieve proper fixation with a type 1 stem. Proper interpretation of the geometry of the femur is integral at the preoperative stage ...

    Authors: Han Jin Lee, Hong Seok Kim and Jeong Joon Yoo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:124
  11. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of four different doses of verapamil on the mechanical behaviors of solid and the characteristics of fluid flow in cancellous bone of distal femur of ty...

    Authors: Xiaodan Wu, He Gong and Xiaorong Hu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:123
  12. End-stage osteoarthritis of the knee (OAK) is often treated by total knee arthroplasty (TKA). This intervention can significantly improve quality of life. However, many patients are dissatisfied with the outco...

    Authors: Nicole Schemmel, Lydia Ulrich, Julia Lauberger, Anke Steckelberg and Julia Lühnen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:120
  13. Several factors might be associated with risk of dislocating following uncemented hemiarthroplasty (HA) due to femoral neck fracture (FNF). Current evidence is limited with great variance in reported incidence...

    Authors: Britt Aaen Olesen, Susanne Faurholt Närhi, Thomas Giver Jensen, Søren Overgaard, Henrik Palm and Michala Skovlund Sørensen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:119
  14. Intervertebral disc calcification (IDC) combined with calcification in children has been sporadically reported, while ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) in the cervical spine in pediatr...

    Authors: Cheng Ye, Mingliang Shi, Dong Xie, Hao Wu, Qing Chen and Lili Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:118
  15. Hip dysplasia is a condition where the acetabulum is too shallow to support the femoral head and is commonly considered a risk factor for hip osteoarthritis. The objective of this study was to develop a deep l...

    Authors: Martin Magnéli, Alireza Borjali, Eiji Takahashi, Michael Axenhus, Henrik Malchau, Orhun K. Moratoglu and Kartik M. Varadarajan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:117
  16. Instrumentation failure (IF) is a major complication associated with growth-sparing surgery for pediatric spinal deformities; however, studies focusing on IF following each surgical procedure are lacking. We a...

    Authors: Noriaki Yokogawa, Satoru Demura, Tetsuya Ohara, Ryoji Tauchi, Kosuke Takimura, Haruhisa Yanagida, Toru Yamaguchi, Kota Watanabe, Satoshi Suzuki, Koki Uno, Teppei Suzuki, Kei Watanabe, Toshiaki Kotani, Keita Nakayama, Norihiro Oku, Yuki Taniguchi…
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:115
  17. Approximately 80% of all proximal humeral fractures (PHFs) are non-displaced or minimally displaced fractures, which can be treated with conservative treatment. This study investigated the effect of interferen...

    Authors: Emine Duran, Berrin Durmaz, Funda Çalış Atamaz, Mehmet Resul Kadı and Levent Küçük
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:114
  18. Applying pretension by cyclic knee motion immediately before graft fixation in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery decreases graft elongation during the postoperative course. However, the e...

    Authors: Manato Horii, Ryuichiro Akagi, Shotaro Watanabe, Takahiro Enomoto, Hiroaki Hosokawa, Seiji Ohtori and Takahisa Sasho
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:113
  19. The natural history of congenital scoliosis (CS) caused by hemivertebra varies greatly. This study aimed to explore the association between the morphology of hemivertebra and the severity of CS, since the diag...

    Authors: Tianhua Rong, Yang Jiao, Yizhen Huang, Erwei Feng, Heng Sun, Junduo Zhao and Jianxiong Shen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:112
  20. Hallux Valgus (HV) deformity is associated with misalignment in the sagittal plane that affects the first toe. However, the repercussions of the first toe hyperextension in HV have been scarcely considered. Th...

    Authors: Rosana Giménez-López and Carlos Barrios-Pitarque
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:111
  21. Little is known about the progression pattern of vertebral deformities in elderly patients with prevalent vertebral fractures. This population-based cohort study investigated the incidence, progression pattern...

    Authors: Koji Akeda, Kazuma Nakase, Junichi Yamada, Norihiko Takegami, Tatsuhiko Fujiwara and Akihiro Sudo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:110
  22. Teriparatide (TPTD) is a widely used anabolic agent for the treatment of osteoporosis. Several factors have been identified to be related to bone mineral density (BMD) increase in anti-osteoporosis treatment w...

    Authors: Meng Kong, Changtong Gao, Xiaona Luan, Cuiying Fan, Meng Hao, Canghai Jin, Jiangning Zhao, Hongyan Li, Jindong Zhao, Jian Luan, Yong Lin and Qiang Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:109
  23. Both instrumented and stand-alone lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF) have been widely used to treat lumbar degenerative disease. However, it remains controversial as whether posterior internal fixation is ...

    Authors: Lianghai Jiang, Lantao Liu, Liang Dong, Zhengwei Xu, Xiaobo Zhang and Lixiong Qian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:108
  24. A novel approach known as intraosseous regional administration (IORA) has emerged as a technique for delivering prophylactic antibiotics, and it results in higher tissue concentrations around the knee. It is h...

    Authors: Jing-Yu Zhang, Ling-Chen Ye, Yu-bo Liu, Xiao Yu, Xiang-Xin Zhang, Guang-Xiang Chen and Ren-Jie Xu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:106
  25. This review study aimed to evaluate the impact of therapeutic exercises on Upper-Crossed Syndrome (UCS). The study utilized a systematic review and meta-analysis approach to investigate the effects of various ...

    Authors: Simin Sepehri, Rahman Sheikhhoseini, Hashem Piri and Parisa Sayyadi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:105
  26. The shortcomings of plaster in water resistance, air permeability, skin comfort, fixed stability and weight of wearing are still to be solved. 3D printed cast can overcome the above shortcomings. At present, t...

    Authors: Ya-Ping Xiao, Hai-Jia Xu, Wen Liao and Zhang-Hua Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:104
  27. The role of acetabular and femoral component positions with respect to the risk of post-operative instability and dislocation remains debated. In this study, we aimed to identify potential risk factors for ear...

    Authors: Zhuokai Li, Yang Yang, Shengyang Guo, Ju Liu, Xiaoxiao Zhou and Houlin Ji
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:103
  28. This study aimed to reveal the posterior tibial slope (PTS) angle with 3 different methods in a large case group in the Turkish population. In addition, the reproducibility of the measurement methods used was ...

    Authors: Seyhmus Kavak and Sehmuz Kaya
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:102
  29. The hip joint capsule is an essential component of hip joint function and stability, and its thickness is closely associated with certain medical conditions, surgical outcomes, and rehabilitation treatments. C...

    Authors: Guanying Gao, Huaan Fang, Kaicheng Zhou, Zizhi Mo, Jiayang Liu, Lingyu Meng, Jianquan Wang and Yan Xu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:101
  30. A understanding of morphological characteristics are important to femoral neck fractures (FNFs) resulting in high rates of complications in the young and middle-aged adults and the detailed data is lack in the...

    Authors: Yingzhe Jin, Bohao Yin, Linyuan Shu, Zhiyuan Fan, Matthew C. Sherrier, Chenjun Liu, Hui Sun and Wei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:100
  31. This study aims to assess the effectiveness of traditional Chinese exercise therapy in alleviating pain, improving sleep quality, and reducing symptoms of anxiety and depression among fibromyalgia patients.

    Authors: Xinzheng Wang and Hongbin Luo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:99
  32. This study aimed to compare radiological features and short-term clinical outcomes between open-wedge high tibial osteotomy (OWHTO) and tibial condylar valgus osteotomy (TCVO), to provide information facilitat...

    Authors: Takashi Higuchi, Hironobu Koseki, Akihiko Yonekura, Chieko Imai, Iku Tomonaga, Shinya Sunagawa, Umi Matsumura and Makoto Osaki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:98
  33. Finite element analysis (FEA) was performed to investigate the biomechanical differences between different adjunct fixation methods for oblique lumbar interbody fusion (OLIF) and to further analyze its effect ...

    Authors: Zhengquan Xu, Qingcong Zheng, Liqun Zhang, Rongsheng Chen, Zhechen Li and Weihong Xu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:97
  34. To find out if three-dimensional printing (3DP) off-the-shelf (OTS) prosthesis is superior to titanium mesh cages in anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion (ACCF) when treating single-segment degenerative cer...

    Authors: Haoyu He, Lei Fan, Guohua Lü, Xinyi Li, Yunchao Li, Ou Zhang, Zejun Chen, Hui Yuan, Changyu Pan, Xiaoxiao Wang and Lei Kuang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:96
  35. Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a complex cause of rapid low bone mass that easily predisposes the affected individuals to osteoporosis-induced fractures. Several studies have investigated osteoporosis pathophysio...

    Authors: Jisun Lim and Onyoo Kim
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:95
  36. Robotic-assisted total knee arthroplasty (r-TKA) facilitates precise bone resection and lower limb alignment, yet accuracy and functional recovery for severe varus/valgus deformity is not well-documented. The ...

    Authors: Yang Yang, Lingjun Jiang, Xiaoxiao Zhou, Xiaobo Zhou, Haixiao Chen and Zhongyi Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:92
  37. To examine the association of current and childhood socioeconomic status (SES) with patient-reported functional status, quality of life and disability in patients with knee or hip osteoarthritis (OA).

    Authors: Julio Pisanty-Alatorre, Omar Yaxmehen Bello-Chavolla, Eduardo Vilchis-Chaparro and María Victoria Goycochea-Robles
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:91
  38. The intelligent knee osteoarthritis lifestyle app (iKOALA) has been co-developed with target users to extend the support for physical activity (PA) and musculoskeletal health, beyond short-term structured reha...

    Authors: Richard D.M. Stevenson, Enhad A. Chowdhury, Jesudas Lobo, Max J. Western and James L.J. Bilzon
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:90

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