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  1. 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
  2. Postoperative rehabilitation after primary total hip arthroplasty (p-THA) differs between the Netherlands and Germany. Aim is to compare clinical effectiveness and to get a first impression of cost effectivene...

    Authors: Annet Wijnen, Gesine H. Seeber, Günter Dietz, Baukje Dijkstra, Johan S. Dekker, Karin M. Vermeulen, Geranda E. C. Slager, Aike Hessel, Djordje Lazovic, Sjoerd K. Bulstra and Martin Stevens
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:525
  3. 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
  4. The purpose of this study was to evaluate emergency surgery of calcaneal fractures using the sinus tarsi approach (STA) with modified reduction technique in terms of complication rates, iconography results and...

    Authors: Yanwen Hu, Lucheng Chen, Yaxing Qian, Junjie Wu and Hao Xu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:523
  5. Insufficient coverage causes hip joint instability and results in hip pain. Anterior hip coverage can be determined on both pelvic anteroposterior (AP) radiographs and false profile (FP) radiographs. Four para...

    Authors: Hui Cheng, Zhendong Zhang, Wei Sun, Ningtao Ren, Dianzhong Luo, Yong Li, Jianli Zhang and Hong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:522
  6. Adjacent segment degeneration (ASD) is a common complication of lumbar interbody fusion; the paraspinal muscles significantly maintain spinal biomechanical stability. This study aims to investigate the biomech...

    Authors: Wei Wei, Tianhao Wang, Jianheng Liu, Keya Mao, Chun’ang Pan, Hui Li and Yongfei Zhao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:521
  7. This study aimed to establish a standard for selecting bone graft type for thoracolumbar spinal tuberculosis surgery based on the spinal instability neoplastic score (SINS).

    Authors: Tianji Huang, Zhenghan Han, Wei Luo, Bin He, Yong Zhu and Zenghui Zhao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:520
  8. Musculoskeletal pain, especially back pain, is common among health care professionals (HP). For prevention purposes, it is important to know whether HP develop their symptoms before or after entering the healt...

    Authors: Thomas Bucher, Thomas Volken, Fabian Pfeiffer and René Schaffert
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:518
  9. For the diagnosis of acute lateral ankle sprain, many clinicians use ultrasound; they typically focus on the lateral ligament complex, which is the most common site of lesions in ankle sprain. However, this ap...

    Authors: Jae Hwang Song, Jeong Jae Moon, Woo Jin Shin and Kwang Pyo Ko
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:517
  10. Total hip arthroplasty is a widely performed surgical procedure, which enables patients to regain mobility, alleviates pain, and improves overall quality of life. Periarticular multimodal drug infiltration (PA...

    Authors: Nimatullah Idris, Matthieu Zingg, Morgan Gauthier, Carlo M. Oranges, Daniel F. Kalbermatten and Didier Hannouche
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:516
  11. The extent of fatty infiltration and rotator cuff (RC) atrophy is crucial for the clinical results after rotator cuff repair (RCR). The purpose of this study was to evaluate changes in fatty infiltration and R...

    Authors: Lucca Lacheta, Sebastian Siebenlist, Bastian Scheiderer, Knut Beitzel, Klaus Woertler, Andreas B. Imhoff, Stefan Buchmann and Lukas Willinger
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:515
  12. The purpose of this study was to report the outcomes of single-level bone transport with a unilateral external fixator for treatment of proximal, intermediate and distal tibial bone defects caused by fracture-...

    Authors: Kai Liu, Qiyu Jia, Xin Wang, Yemenlehan Bahesutihan, Chuang Ma, Peng Ren, Yanshi Liu and Aihemaitijiang Yusufu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:514
  13. The aging of the population is a social problem faced by many countries in the world. With the increase in the elderly population, the number of patients with Kummell’s disease is also gradually increasing. No...

    Authors: Guang bing Qin, Yi Hua Wu, Huan Shi Chen, Yu Ting Huang, Jun Fei Yi and Ying Xiao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:513
  14. In cerebral palsy (CP), spasticity is the dominant symptom and hip pain is one of the most common secondary conditions. Aetiology is not clear. Musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSUS) is a low-cost, non-invasive ima...

    Authors: Claudia Guízar-Sánchez, Cristina Hernández-Díaz, Diana Guízar-Sánchez, Ana Victoria Meza-Sánchez, Alejandra Torres-Serrano, María Elena Camacho Cruz and Lucio Ventura-Ríos
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:512
  15. Mechanical loading is purported to restore ligament biomechanics post-injury. But this is difficult to corroborate in clinical research when key ligament tissue properties (e.g. strength, stiffness), cannot be...

    Authors: Chris Bleakley and Fredh Netterström-Wedin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:511
  16. Persistent anterior knee pain and subsequent patellofemoral joint (PFJ) osteoarthritis (OA) are common symptoms after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). Quadriceps weakness and atrophy is also c...

    Authors: Michael Tim-yun Ong, Gene Chi-wai Man, Xin He, Mingqian Yu, Lawrence Chun-man Lau, Jihong Qiu, Qianwen Wang, Jeremy Ho-pak Liu, Ben Chi-yin Choi, Jonathan Patrick Ng and Patrick Shu-hang Yung
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:510

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:699

  17. A mechanism-based approach to the evaluation and management of pain has been suggested across disciplines in contemporary research. However, the translation of pain mechanism assessment strategies in research ...

    Authors: Dhinu J. Jayaseelan, David A. Scalzitti and Carol A. Courtney
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:509
  18. The COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic has posed a challenge to the physical therapy service. In addition to pandemic-associated treatment interference, many recovered COVID-19 patients developed new...

    Authors: Ohoud S. Alnamlah and Maha M. Almarwani
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:507
  19. Femoral neck fractures are a common injury in older adults and their management presents a significant challenge for orthopedic surgeons. The Femoral Neck System (FNS) was recently introduced for the fixation ...

    Authors: Yonghan Cha, Jun Young Chung, Chang-Ho Jung, Jin-Woo Kim, Jeyoon Lee, Jun-Il Yoo, Jung-Taek Kim and Yongho Jeon
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:506
  20. The aim of this study was to investigate differences in concomitant injury patterns and their treatment in patients undergoing early (≤ 12 weeks) and delayed (> 12 weeks) primary multiligament posterior crucia...

    Authors: Bálint Zsidai, Ian D. Engler, Eric Narup, Ryan T. Lin, Ehab M. Nazzal, Philipp W. Winkler, Kristian Samuelsson, James J. Irrgang and Volker Musahl
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:502
  21. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSKDs) present a significant burden to health care systems worldwide. Evidence suggests that university students may have unique risk factors for developing MSKDs; however, research ...

    Authors: Dorsa Nouri Parto, Arnold YL Wong and Luciana Macedo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:501
  22. Segmental bone transport is a common technique for treating large segmental bone defects. However, a docking site procedure is often necessary in segmental bone transport. To date, no prognostic factors for th...

    Authors: T. Omar Pacha, G. Aktas, T. Graulich, T. Stübig, J. D. Clausen, E. Liodakis, M. Omar, S. Sehmisch and P. Mommsen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:500
  23. Low back pain (LBP) is a key social, economic, and public health problem in the world. The impact of LBP is given less priority and is empirically unrepresented in low- and middle-income countries as a result ...

    Authors: Amensisa Hailu Tesfaye, Giziew Abere, Tesfaye Hambisa Mekonnen, Abdisa Gemedi Jara and Fantu Mamo Aragaw
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:499
  24. Isthmic spondylolisthesis (IS) is a common clinical disease with a high incidence rate. However, most current researches explain the clear pathogenesis from a single perspective. The aim of our study was to ex...

    Authors: Qian Kong, Bohan Wei, Shuoqun Niu, Jiawen Liao, Yuliang Zu and Tao Shan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:497
  25. Military field exercises are characterised by high volumes of exercise and prolonged periods of load carriage. Exercise can decrease circulating serum calcium and increase parathyroid hormone and bone resorpti...

    Authors: Charlotte V. Coombs, Sophie L. Wardle, Rukshana Shroff, Anton Eisenhauer, Jonathan C. Y. Tang, William D. Fraser, Julie P. Greeves and Thomas J. O’Leary
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:496
  26. Data on the epidemiological characteristics and prognostic factors of patients with pelvic fractures are lacking, particularly in China. This study aimed to summarise the clinical and epidemiological character...

    Authors: Jiao Dai, Junhong He, Ying Ying, Dichao Huang and Leling Feng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:495
  27. To investigate the outcomes and safety of using minimally invasive percutaneous new transpedicular lag-screw fixation with intraoperative, full rotation, three-dimensional image (O-arm)-based navigation for th...

    Authors: Yijie Liu, Xuefeng Li, Tangyiheng Chen, Jie Chen, Yi Zhu, Genglei Chu, Huilin Yang and Weimin Jiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:494
  28. In the absence of a standardized work environment, insurance system, occupational safety measures and expanding workload an uptrend of musculoskeletal disorders secondary to occupational hazards is observed am...

    Authors: Melkamu Alie, Yohannes Abich, Solomon Fasika Demissie, Fkrte Kebede Weldetsadik, Tesfa Kassa, Kassaw Belay Shiferaw, Balamurugan Janakiraman and Yohannes Awoke Assefa
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:493
  29. The objective of this study was to investigate the ankle alignment alterations after the correction of knee varus deformity in MAKO robot-assisted total knee arthroplasty (MA-TKA).

    Authors: Gang Jin, Yongyong Fan, Lingjun Jiang, Zhongyi Chen and Chenglong Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:492
  30. Rehabilitation is essential to optimize outcomes after surgical procedures in musculoskeletal disorders. However, adherence to rehabilitation continues to be an important barrier, since compliance with the pro...

    Authors: José-María Blasco, Beatriz Díaz-Díaz, Celedonia Igual-Camacho, José Pérez-Maletzki, David Hernández-Guilén and Sergio Roig-Casasús
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:491
  31. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of preemptive middle glenohumeral ligament (MGHL) release in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair (ARCR) to reduce postoperative stiffness.

    Authors: Ryosuke Takahashi, Yukihiro Kajita, Yohei Harada and Yusuke Iwahori
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:490
  32. This study aims to investigate the effect of a course of selected corrective exercises on posture, scapula-humeral rhythm and performance of adolescent volleyball players.

    Authors: Morteza Homayounnia Firouzjah, Ebrahim Mohammad Ali Nasab Firouzjah and Zahra Ebrahimi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:489
  33. Stem cell therapy has emerged as an effective treatment for multiple diseases, and some studies also demonstrate that it may be a promising treatment for osteoarthritis (OA). However, few studies have clarifie...

    Authors: Yunong Ao, Jiangjie Duan, Na Xiong, Nannan Qian, Rui Zhang, Liu Yang, Shicang Yu and Fuyou Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:488
  34. Hip fracture accounts for a considerable burden of disease in older adults, yet there is a paucity of data pertaining to longer-term outcomes in the Irish Hip Fracture population. Understanding the factors tha...

    Authors: Helena Ferris, Georgia Merron and Tara Coughlan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:487
  35. The relationship between retear that may occur after rotator cuff repair and patient satisfaction is not well established. This study aimed to determine whether the types and size of the retear evaluated by co...

    Authors: Bong Gun Lee, Joo-Hak Kim, Chang-Hun Lee, Seong Hyuk Eim, Kyeong-Jin Han and Wan-Sun Choi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:486
  36. Osteoarthritis (OA) causes pain and disability, with onset often during working age. Joint pain is associated with functional difficulties and may lead to work instability. The aims of this systematic review a...

    Authors: Angela Ching, Yeliz Prior, Jennifer Parker and Alison Hammond
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:485
  37. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) are considered to be a successful procedure, but with little being known about outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The aim of...

    Authors: Yongjie Qiao, Feng Li, Lvdan Zhang, Xiaoyang Song, Xinyuan Yu, Haoqiang Zhang, Peng Liu and Shenghu Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:484
  38. Pain is the most incapacitating symptom of knee osteoarthritis (OA), with intermittent and/or continuous nature as described by the patients. Accuracy of pain assessment tools across different cultures is impo...

    Authors: Ahmed Farrag, Walaa Elsayed, Doaa Al Saleh, Ahmed Hefny and Afaf Shaheen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:481
  39. Qigong includes training for body and mind, one method is Zhineng Qigong. Scientific literature on qigong for chronic low back pain (LBP) is sparse. This study aimed to investigate feasibility including evalua...

    Authors: Gabriella Pozarek, Björn Strömqvist, Eva Ekvall Hansson and Gerd Ahlström
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:480
  40. The changes in the lower limb alignment were vitally important after high tibial osteotomy (HTO). Therefore, the purpose of present study was to analyze the characteristics of plantar pressure distribution aft...

    Authors: Ke Li, Feng-Long Sun, Heng-Bing Guo, Zhan-Jun Shi, Ran Yao and Hao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:479
  41. Distal radius fracture (DRF) is very common worldwide. In particular, aging countries have numerous patients with DRF, resulting in an urgent need for active preventive measures. As few epidemiological studies...

    Authors: Jiro Ando, Tsuneari Takahashi, Ryusuke Ae, Takashi Ajiki, Tomohiro Matsumura, Wataru Sasao, Masahiko Abe and Katsushi Takeshita
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:478
  42. Multiple carpometacarpal fractures and dislocations are rare. This case report describes a novel multiple carpometacarpal injury, namely, ‘diagonal’ carpometacarpal joint fracture and dislocation.

    Authors: Wei-Bin Wu, Yun-Feng Du, Hong-Xing Wang and Feng Liang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:477

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