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  1. Physiological thoracic kyphosis (TK) allows sagittal balance of human body. Unlike lumbar lordosis (LL), TK has been relatively neglected in the literature. EOS is an imaging technique employing high-sensitivi...

    Authors: Hasan Ghandhari, Mohammad Javanbakht, Farshad Nikouei, Mohammadreza Shakeri, Luca Cegolon and Mohsen Motalebi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:403
  2. Osteoporosis (OP), the “silent epidemic” of our century, poses a significant challenge to public health, predominantly affecting postmenopausal women and the elderly. It evolves from mild symptoms to pronounce...

    Authors: Zichen Feng, Zixuan Wu and Yongchen Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:402
  3. The frequency of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) has increased up to 400% since 2011, underscoring the need to preoperatively anticipate adverse postoperative outcomes given the procedure’s expa...

    Authors: Mert Karabacak, Abhiraj D. Bhimani, Alexander J. Schupper, Matthew T. Carr, Jeremy Steinberger and Konstantinos Margetis
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:401
  4. Muscle dysfunction caused by repetitive work or strain in the neck region can interfere muscle responses. Muscle dysfunction can be an important factor in causing cervical spondylosis. However, there has been ...

    Authors: Rui Li, Yang Liu, Yanzhen Zhang, Can Yang, Zhaojie Zhang and Juying Huang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:400
  5. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders are common among healthcare workers (HCWs) but might be prevented by risk assessment and further promotion of occupational safety and health.

    Authors: Charlotte Wåhlin, Sebastian Buck, Paul Enthoven, Maria Andreassen, Jan Sandqvist, Patrik Haraldsson, Jenni Fock and Emma Nilsing Strid
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:399
  6. to investigate the association between cartilage lesion-related features observed in knee osteoarthritis (OA) patients’ first MRI examination and incident knee surgery within 5 years. Additionally, to assess t...

    Authors: Liu Xiao-feng, Zhang Jin-shan, Zheng Yong-qiang, Wang Ze-feng, Xu Yong-quan, Fang Yang-zhen, Lin Zhen-yu, Lin Liang, Zhang Hong-peng and Huang Xiao-peng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:398
  7. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures are common injuries that typically affect young, physically active individuals and may require surgical reconstruction. Studies have shown that the long time success o...

    Authors: Sehmuz Kaya, Yunus Can Unal, Necip Guven, Can Ozcan, Abdulrahim Dundar, Tulin Turkozu, Sezai Ozkan, Cihan Adanas and Mehmet Ata Gokalp
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:395
  8. Early identification of patients at risk of osteopenia is an essential step in reducing the population at risk for fractures. We aimed to develop and validate a prediction model for osteopenia in Chinese middl...

    Authors: Ting Li, Jing Zeng, Zimo Pan, Fan Hu, Xiaoyan Cai, Xinjiang Wang, Guanzhong Liu, Xinghe Hu, Xinli Deng, Meiliang Gong, Xue Yang, Yanping Gong, Nan Li and Chunlin Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:394
  9. The aim of the study was to assess factors affecting the popliteal angle and foot dorsiflexion, in particular gender. The subjects were 142 students from the 2nd and 3rd year of Poznań junior high schools.

    Authors: Krzysztof Pietrzak, Artur Bania, Krzysztof Nowocień, Bartosz Kraszewski and Marzena Wiernicka
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:393
  10. Surgical repair is recommended for the treatment of high-grade partial and full thickness rotator cuff tears, although evidence shows surgery is not necessarily superior to non-surgical therapy. The purpose of...

    Authors: Christopher J. Centeno, Zachary Fausel, Ehren Dodson, Dustin R. Berger and Neven J. Steinmetz
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:392
  11. Pain is common in individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) and the most reported pain site is the foot/lower leg. We analyzed the prevalence of pain in the foot/lower leg and the associations with age, sex, gross ...

    Authors: Ebba Jarlman, Gunnar Hägglund and Ann I. Alriksson-Schmidt
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:391
  12. Several methods have been used for the treatment of pediatric distal femoral fractures, such as elastic stable intramedullary nail (ESIN), external fixator (EF) and plate osteosynthesis, but there has been no ...

    Authors: Yuwei Wen, Qiang Wang, Baojian Song, Wei Feng and Danjiang Zhu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:389
  13. A variety of measurement methods and imaging modalities are in use to quantify the morphology of lateral femoral condyle (LFC), but the most reliable method remains elusive in patients with lateral patellar di...

    Authors: Yunlong Zhou, Anqi Yu, Xiaoan Wu, Jinjiang Yao, Hao Tan, Huaao Wang, Chengjie Lian and Aiguo Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:388
  14. This study aimed to evaluate the cervical sagittal profile after the spontaneous compensation of global sagittal imbalance and analyze the associations between the changes in cervical sagittal alignment and sp...

    Authors: Chengxin Liu, Weiguo Zhu, Yongjin Li, Xiangyu Li, Bin Shi, Chao Kong and Shibao Lu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:387
  15. Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a devastating X-linked neuromuscular disorder caused by various defects in the dystrophin gene and still no universal therapy. This study aims to identify the hub genes unr...

    Authors: Na Li, Zhikai Xiahou, Zhuo Li, Zilian Zhang, Yafeng Song and Yongchun Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:386
  16. Customized 3D-printed pelvic implants with a porous structure have revolutionized periacetabular pelvic defect reconstruction after tumor resection, offering improved osteointegration, long-term stability, and...

    Authors: Xin Hu, Minxun Lu, Yitian Wang, Yi Luo, Yong Zhou, Xiao Yang, Li Min and Chongqi Tu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:384
  17. The objective of this study was to evaluate and compare the effectiveness and clinical results of trifocal bone transport (TBT) and pentafocal bone transport (PBT) in treating distal tibial defects > 6 cm resu...

    Authors: Yimurang Hamiti, Patiman Abudureyimu, Gang Lyu, Aihemaitijiang Yusufu and Maimaiaili Yushan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:383
  18. An isokinetic moment curve (IMC) pattern-damaged structure prediction model may be of considerable value in assisting the diagnosis of knee injuries in clinical scenarios. This study aimed to explore the assoc...

    Authors: Feisheng Zheng, Rui Jia, Jinqun Ye, Mengyuan Li, Yunping Zhang, Guangqing Xu and Lei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:382
  19. Children spend a lot of time in school, and there are many ergonomic hazards and postural malalignments that put children at greater risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). This study aimed to inv...

    Authors: Farhad Shourie, Behnam Ghasemi, Ali Shafizadeh, Sajad Bagherian and Evert Verhagen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:381
  20. Enlargement of the bone tunnel has become an unavoidable early complication after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, whether it is a single or double-bundle ACL reconstruction. Preservation of th...

    Authors: Xiaobo Li, Hanlin Li, Jixian Su and Ran Ding
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:380
  21. Biomarkers that predict the treatment response in patients with knee osteoarthritis are scarce. This study aimed to investigate the potential role of synovial fluid cell counts and their ratios as biomarkers o...

    Authors: Jong Min Lee, Sumin Lim, Gunoo Kang, Jun Young Chung, Hee-Woong Yun, Yong Jun Jin, Do Young Park and Jae-Young Park
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:379
  22. Wrist fracture is one of the common limb fractures. Its incidence rate increases with age and osteoporosis. Nowadays, Sleep health is increasingly valued, but the relationship between wrist fractures and sleep...

    Authors: Lang Wu, Shaoyu Han, Bingjun Cui, Chuangong Wang, Zhenqing Zhang and Zhixiang Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:378
  23. Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a severe complication that can occur after total joint arthroplasty (TJA). The timely and accurate diagnosis of PJI is the key to treatment. This study investigated the ...

    Authors: Lei Deng, Jie Wang, Guang-ya Yang, Ying-zhou Hou, Ke-wei Li, Bo Sun and Shao-hua Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:377
  24. The traditional understanding of craniocervical alignment emphasizes specific anatomical landmarks. However, recent research has challenged the reliance on forward head posture as the primary diagnostic criter...

    Authors: Ui-jae Hwang, Oh-yun Kwon and Jun-hee Kim
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:376
  25. Synovitis, characterized by inflammation of the synovial membrane, is commonly induced by meniscus tears. However, significant differences in inflammatory responses and the key inflammatory mediators of synovi...

    Authors: Lichuang Wu, Ming Ying, Yiheng Ye, Dongdong Wang, Chengwei Chen and Cailong Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:375
  26. Shoulder pain is a leading cause of disability. Occupations requiring high upper extremity demands may put workers at greater risk of shoulder injury and resulting pain. We examined associations of occupation ...

    Authors: Elizabeth L. Yanik, Carolina Alvarez, Rebecca J. Cleveland, Amanda E. Nelson and Yvonne M. Golightly
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:374
  27. An acute Achilles tendon rupture represents a common tendon injury, and its operative methods have been developed over the years. This study aimed to quantify the learning curve for the minimally invasive acut...

    Authors: Yanrui Zhao, Hanzhou Wang, Binzhi Zhao, Shuo Diao, Yuling Gao, Junlin Zhou and Yang Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:373
  28. Reduction manipulation using self-reduction procedures such as Stimson, Milch, and Boss-Holtzach should be easy and effective and also require less force, pain medication, and outside assistance. This techniqu...

    Authors: Amir Human Hoveidaei, Mahdi Dankoub, Mohammad Mehdi Mousavi Nasab, Amin Nakhostin-Ansari, Alireza Pouramini, Shayan Eghdami, Fatemeh Mashaknejadian Behbahani, Moein Zangiabadian and Bijan Forogh
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:372
  29. Regular physical activity (PA) is a key factor of lifestyle behavior enhancing general health and fitness, especially in people after total hip or knee replacement (THR and TKR). Orthopaedic surgeons can play ...

    Authors: Raffaele Zinno, Inge van den Akker-Scheek, Erika Pinelli, Laura Bragonzoni and Martin Stevens
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:371
  30. In this study, we present the unique case of a patient with knee osteoarthritis (OA) of the medial compartment and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) deficiency who underwent simultaneous medial unicompartmenta...

    Authors: Tong Zheng, Longzhuo Du, Ziyue Chu, Lei Li, Binglong Li, Baoqing Zhang, Xuezhou Li, Peilai Liu and Qunshan Lu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:370
  31. One goal of Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) is to restore the loss of intervertebral disc height (IDH) results from the degenerative process. However, the effects of IDH on postoperative dysphag...

    Authors: Beiduo Shen, Zhiqiang Gao, Bijun Wang, Yufeng Huang and Desheng Wu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:369
  32. The traditional surgical procedures for upper lumbar disc herniation (ULDH) usually lead to frequent complications. We aim to investigate the clinical efficacy of the unilateral biportal endoscopy (UBE) techni...

    Authors: Rongxue Shao, Weibin Du, Wei Zhang, Wei Cheng, Chengyue Zhu, Jiaming Liang, Jun Yue and Hao Pan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:367
  33. The onset of locomotive syndrome (LS) precedes that of frailty. Therefore, the first step in extending healthy life expectancy is to implement measures against LS in young adults. The aim of this study was to ...

    Authors: Yohei Sawaya, Tamaki Hirose, Sora Onuma, Rina Nakajima, Seiya Fujita, Shiori Muroi, Ryo Sato, Lu Yin, Takahiro Shiba, Kaoru Kobayashi and Tomohiko Urano
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:366
  34. Knee pain is a prominent concern among older individuals, influenced by the central nervous system. This study aimed to translate the Central Aspects of Pain in the Knee (CAP-Knee) questionnaire into Japanese ...

    Authors: Tomohiro Oka, Osamu Wada, Shun Matsuda, Katsuyoshi Tanaka and Kiyonori Mizuno
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:365
  35. External fixation is widely used in the treatment of traumatic fractures; however, orthopedic surgeons encounter challenges in deciding the optimal time for fixator removal. The axial load-share ratio (LS) of ...

    Authors: Sida Liu, Lin Lu, Tao Chen, Yanshi Liu, Dong Wei, Jun Miao, Defu Yu and Xuefei Fu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:353
  36. The development of neuropathic pain (NP) is one of the reasons why the pain is difficult to treat, and microglial activation plays an important role in NP. Recently, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has emerged as a...

    Authors: Xiao Yan, Yinshuang Ye, Lin Wang, Junqiang Xue, Nana Shen and Tieshan Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:331
  37. Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common reasons for consultation in general practice. Currently, LBP is categorised into specific and non-specific causes. However, extravertebral causes, such as abdomina...

    Authors: Anna Kunow, Julia Freyer Martins Pereira and Jean-François Chenot
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:363
  38. Open tibial fractures often include severe bone loss and soft tissue defects and requires complex reconstructive operations. However, the optimal treatment is unclear.

    Authors: Jingxuan He, Xiaofeng Xia, Bing Zuo, Jiaguo Tang and Peng Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:362
  39. Identifying remission is of high importance in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) because remission is associated with less structural progression. We investigated the efficacy of a new optical imaging device, HandScan...

    Authors: Charline Rinkin, Olivier Malaise, Florane Chauveheid, Caroline Gerard, Laurence Seidel, Michel Malaise and Clio Ribbens
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:361
  40. Increasing research suggests that paraspinal muscle fat infiltration may be a potential biological marker for the assessment of osteoporosis. Our aim was to investigate the relationship between lumbar paraspin...

    Authors: Ze Li, Junrong Chen, Jian Yang, Ran Wang and Wenbin Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:360
  41. With the increasing incidence of steroid-induced necrosis of the femoral head (SNFH), numerous scholars have investigated its pathogenesis. Current evidence suggests that the imbalance between lipogenesis and ...

    Authors: Tianyi Yuan, Hongjiang Liu, Maimaitiyibubaji Abudoukadier, Zengqiang Yang, Zhiheng Zhou and Yong Cui
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:359
  42. Little is known about why patients with low back pain (LBP) respond differently to treatment, and more specifically, to a lumbar stabilization exercise program. As a first step toward answering this question, ...

    Authors: Christian Larivière, Richard Preuss, Marie-France Coutu, Michael J. Sullivan, Nicolas Roy and Sharon M. Henry
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:358
  43. While suture anchors are widely used in medical procedures for their advantages, they can sometimes lead to complications, including anchor prolapse. This article presents a unique case of suture anchor prolap...

    Authors: Ahmad Alhaskawi, Haiying Zhou, Yanzhao Dong, Sohaib Hasan Abdullah Ezzi, Xiaodi Zou, Zhou Weijie, Fangyu Yi, Sahar Ahmed Abdalbary and Hui Lu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:355
  44. This study aimed to investigate the impact of nursing interventions on the rehabilitation outcomes of patients after lumbar spine surgery and to provide effective references for future postoperative care for p...

    Authors: Jun Liang, Liyan Wang, Jialu Song, Yu Zhao, Keyan Zhang, Xia Zhang, Cailing Hu and Dong Tian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:354

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