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  1. There are indications that use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) and oral contraceptives (OC) increases the risk of low back pain (LBP), with higher oestrogen levels involved in the underlying mechanisms. Th...

    Authors: Ingrid Heuch, Ivar Heuch, Knut Hagen, Kjersti Storheim and John-Anker Zwart
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:84
  2. Patella fractures account for approximately 1% of all skeletal injuries. Treatment options are vast and no definitive conclusion on what option is the most beneficial could be made so far. Plate osteosynthesis...

    Authors: Yannick Rau, Thomas Huynh, Karl-Heinz Frosch, Carsten Schultz and Arndt-Peter Schulz
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:83
  3. Posterior shoulder dislocations are rare injuries that are often missed on initial presentation. Cases left untreated for more than three weeks are considered chronic, cannot be reduced closely (they become lo...

    Authors: Emil George Haritinian, Ioan Cristian Stoica, Roman Popescu, Gavril Lucian Gheorghievici and Laurent Nové-Josserand
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:82
  4. To explore the clinical efficacy and operation points of cervical radiculopathy with osseous foraminal stenosis treated with ultrasonic osteotome in anterior cervical surgery.

    Authors: Junlin Liu, Qingquan Kong, Pin Feng, Bin Zhang, Junsong Ma and Yuan Hu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:81
  5. Agricultural workers have a higher incidence of osteoarthritis (OA), but the etiology behind this phenomenon is unclear. Calving season, which occurs in mid- to late-winter for ranchers, includes physical cond...

    Authors: Matthew A. Thompson, Stephen A. Martin, Brady D. Hislop, Roubie Younkin, Tara M. Andrews, Kaleena Miller, Ronald K. June and Erik S. Adams
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:80
  6. Digital infrared thermal imaging (DITI), which detects infrared rays emitted from body surface to create a body heat map, has been utilized at various musculocutaneous conditions. Notably, DITI can demonstrate...

    Authors: Yeo Eun Park, Sang-Eok Lee, Yoon Sik Eom, Jae Man Cho, Joong Won Yang, Man Su Kim, Heum Dai Kwon, Jang Woo Lee and Dougho Park
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:79
  7. Patella-shaped disorder has been considered as a predisposing factor for patella instability. But the influence of early patella reduction for patellar development remains unclear. This study aimed to evaluate...

    Authors: Weifeng Li, Qian Wang, Haiying Wang, Zipeng Zhang and Shunyi Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:78
  8. To evaluate the outcomes of distal femoral, proximal tibial, and distal tibial physeal bar resection combined with or without the Hemi-Epiphysiodesis procedure and provide a better understanding of the applica...

    Authors: Han Xiao, Miao Li, Guanghui Zhu, Qian Tan, Weihua Ye, Jiangyan Wu, Haibo Mei and An Yan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:77
  9. MRI bone surface area and femoral bone shape (B-score) measures have been employed as quantitative endpoints in DMOAD clinical trials. Computerized Tomography (CT) imaging is more commonly used for 3D visualiz...

    Authors: Alan Brett, Michael A. Bowes and Philip G. Conaghan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:76
  10. Current literature presents a variety of surgical interventions aimed at modifying the iliotibial band (ITB) at the hip to relieve lateral hip pain (LHP). However, a focus towards the hip abductors as a main d...

    Authors: Simon Storgaard Jensen, Kristina Lund and Jeppe Lange
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:75
  11. Handgrip strength (HGS) measures the maximum voluntary force of the hand, which has been used to assess individual health status indirectly. Although several factors related to HGS have been identified, studie...

    Authors: Mohd Hasni Jaafar, Rosnah Ismail, Noor Hassim Ismail, Zaleha Md Isa, Azmi Mohd Tamil, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Kien Keat Ng, Nurul Hafiza Ab Razak, Najihah Zainol Abidin and Khairul Hazdi Yusof
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:74
  12. Previous studies have reported an inverse association between educational attainment and different osteoarthritis (OA) outcomes. However, none of the previous studies have accounted for potential confounding b...

    Authors: Maria Lindéus, Aleksandra Turkiewicz, Karin Magnusson, Martin Englund and Ali Kiadaliri
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:72
  13. Balance training is the first choice of treatment for chronic ankle instability (CAI). However, there is a lack of research on the effects of balance training in CAI with generalized joint hypermobility (GJH)....

    Authors: Zong-chen Hou, Ying-fang Ao, Yue-lin Hu, Chen Jiao, Qin-wei Guo, Nan Li, Yan-fang Jiang and Dong Jiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:71
  14. The fractures of femoral neck account for 50% among hip fractures with around 3%-10% occurring in younger population of below 65 years. The newly introduced FNS as management approach appears to be a potential...

    Authors: Guy Romeo Kenmegne, Chang Zou, Yue Fang, Xuanhong He, Yixiang Lin and Yijie Yin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:70
  15. The rationale for gradually reducing radius (GR) femoral component aims to prevent flexion instability by gradually change the center of femoral rotation, unlike a discrete change by the multi-radius (MR) whic...

    Authors: Sakkadech Limmahakhun, Anuchit Chaiamporn, Kasisin Klunklin and Warakorn Jingjit
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:69
  16. To reconstruct massive bone defects of the femoral diaphysis and proximal end with limited bilateral cortical bone after joint-preserving musculoskeletal tumor resections, two novel 3D-printed customized inter...

    Authors: Xianhao Shao, Mengmeng Dou, Qiang Yang, Jianmin Li, Ailin Zhang, Yuan Yao, Qing Chu, Ka Li and Zhenfeng Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:67
  17. Because of their poor physical state, elderly hip fracture patients commonly require prolonged hospitalization, resulting in a drop in bed circulation rate and an increased financial burden. There are currentl...

    Authors: Hong Cao, Jian Yu, YaRu Chang, Yue Li and Bingqian Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:66
  18. Correctly identifying patients at risk of femoral fracture due to metastatic bone disease remains a clinical challenge. Mirels criteria remains the most widely referenced method with the advantage of being eas...

    Authors: Richard L Amendola, Mark A Miller, Shannon M Kaupp, Richard J Cleary, Timothy A Damron and Kenneth A Mann
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:65
  19. Anterior shoulder instability is frequent among young athletes. Surgical treatment for this injury aims to facilitate an early return to sports (RTS). However, the rate of recurrent instability after surgery i...

    Authors: Yohei Harada, Yusuke Iwahori, Yukihiro Kajita, Ryosuke Takahashi, Shin Yokoya, Yasuhiko Sumimoto, Masataka Deie and Nobuo Adachi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:64
  20. Proximal humerus fractures are often treated with a fixed-angle titanium plate osteosynthesis. Recently, plates made of alternative materials such as carbon fibre-reinforced polyetheretherketone (CFR-PEEK) hav...

    Authors: Michael Kimmeyer, Jonas Schmalzl, Verena Rentschler, Malik Jessen, Christian Gerhardt and Lars-Johannes Lehmann
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:63
  21. Myofascial trigger points (MTrPS), the morphological correlate of myfascial pain syndromes (MPS), contribute to the worldwide high chronic pain burden. However, uncertainty about MTrP diagnostic criteria remai...

    Authors: Petra Baeumler, Kerstin Hupe and Dominik Irnich
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:62
  22. Frequent smartphone use in a pathological way forces the user to adopt a compromised posture. This gradually results in changes to both the postural and musculoskeletal systems. This study’s objectives were ev...

    Authors: Maryam Heidary Torkamani, Hamid Reza Mokhtarinia, Mohsen Vahedi and Charles Philip Gabel
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:61
  23. Pain due to knee and / or hip osteoarthritis (HKOA) is the most common symptom for seeking healthcare. Pain interferes on daily activities, social and occupational participation in people with HKOA. The goal o...

    Authors: Daniela Costa, Eduardo B. Cruz, David G. Lopes, Catarina Nunes da Silva, Ana Rita Henriques, Diogo Luis, Jaime Branco, Helena Canhão and Ana M. Rodrigues
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:60
  24. Low back pain (LBP) is the most common musculoskeletal disorder globally. Providing region- and national-specific information on the burden of low back pain is critical for local healthcare policy makers. The ...

    Authors: Saeid Safiri, Seyed Aria Nejadghaderi, Maryam Noori, Mark J. M. Sullman, Gary S. Collins, Jay S. Kaufman, Catherine L. Hill and Ali-Asghar Kolahi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:59
  25. Differentiation between subacromial impingement versus subcoracoid impingement are important for the treatment target. We evaluated the correlations between coracohumeral ligament (CHL) thickness and distance ...

    Authors: Deng Siang Ting, Jing-lan Yang, Kwan-Hwa Lin, Tyng-Guey Wang and Jiu-Jenq Lin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:58
  26. Fast-track is an evidence-based multidisciplinary strategy for pre-, intra-, and postoperative management of patients during major surgery. To date, fast-track has not been recognized or accepted in all surgic...

    Authors: Deyanira Contartese, Francesca Salamanna, Silvia Brogini, Konstantinos Martikos, Cristiana Griffoni, Alessandro Ricci, Andrea Visani, Milena Fini and Alessandro Gasbarrini
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:57
  27. In literature, studies evaluating the factors associated the postoperative progression of patellofemoral (PF) osteoarthritis (OA) following patellar stabilization surgery are limited. This study aimed to compa...

    Authors: Yusuke Hashimoto, Kazuya Nishino, Tomihara Tomohiro, Shuko Tsumoto and Hiroaki Nakamura
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:56
  28. There are many reports on the treatment of sacroiliac joint dysfunction by manipulation of oblique pulling (MOP). However, the specific mechanism of MOP on the sacroiliac joint remains unclear. This study aime...

    Authors: Zhun Xu, Zhiping Huang, Zhaocong Zhang, Ziyu Feng, Yiguo Yan, Qingan Zhu and Yikai Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:55
  29. A consensus regarding the optimal approach for treating femoral neck fractures is lacking. We aimed to investigate the biomechanical outcomes of Femoral Neck System (FNS) internal fixation components in the tr...

    Authors: Zhirong Fan, Ping Chen, Xiubing Yu, Xing Li, Haitao Su, Haiyun Chen, Bing Yang, Ji Qi and Haizhou Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:54
  30. Surgeons often encounter recurrent kyphosis of Cobb angle following thoracolumbar burst fracture surgery. Some factors affecting postoperative correction loss have been studied in previous studies, but few hav...

    Authors: Hualin Li, Qi Chen, Jiasen Hu, Jiapei Yu, Jianwei Xiang, Kaiyu Li, Junjie Weng and Naifeng Tian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:53
  31. Rotator cuff tears among patients under 50 years either result from an adequate trauma or are considered non-traumatic due to work-related or athletic overuse. The impact of these different mechanisms on posto...

    Authors: Alexander Themessl, Timon Wagner, Marco-Christopher Rupp, Hannes Degenhardt, Klaus Woertler, Kate A. Hatter, Andreas B. Imhoff, Sebastian Siebenlist and Jonas Pogorzelski
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:52
  32. The majority of knee endoprostheses are cemented. In an earlier study the effects of different cementing techniques on cement penetration were evaluated using a Sawbone model. In this study we used a human cad...

    Authors: Mareike Schonhoff, Nicholas A. Beckmann, Martin Schwarze, Marvin Eissler, J. Philippe Kretzer, Tobias Renkawitz and Sebastian Jaeger
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:51
  33. Frozen shoulder (FS) is characterized by pain and significant loss of active and passive shoulder motion. Strengthening exercises are among the standard exercises used for FS. Neuromuscular exercise (NME) effe...

    Authors: Lu Wang, Ge Yu, Ran Zhang, Guangyan Wu, Lei He and Yaping Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:50
  34. Low back pain is a very common symptom frequently characterized as a biopsychosocial problem. This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of education to keep the abdomen relaxed versus contracted during ...

    Authors: Luciana Crepaldi Lunkes, Milton Apolinário Dias Neto, Lavínia Fernandes Barra, Lívia Resende de Castro, Arthur Sá Ferreira and Ney Meziat-Filho
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:49
  35. Children with idiopathic scoliosis (IS) have a high risk of osteoporosis and IS with low bone mineral density (BMD) are susceptible to curve progression. This review aims to explore the risk factors of low BMD...

    Authors: Yuqi Yang, Zhengquan Chen, Zefan Huang, Jing Tao, Xin Li, Xuan Zhou and Qing Du
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:48
  36. Culturally diverse communities face barriers managing chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions including navigation challenges, sub-optimal healthcare provider engagement and difficulty adopting self-management...

    Authors: Bernadette Brady, Balwinder Sidhu, Matthew Jennings, Robert Boland, Geraldine Hassett, Lucy Chipchase, Clarice Tang, Sylvia Yaacoub, Natalie Pavlovic, Samia Sayad, Toni Andary, Shaniya Ogul and Justine Naylor
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:47
  37. Bone mineral density (BMD) and prevalence of osteoporosis may differ between urban and rural populations. This study aimed to investigate the differences in BMD characteristics between urban and rural populati...

    Authors: Miao Zheng, Yanan Wan, Gongwen Liu, Yan Gao, Xiaoqun Pan, Wanxi You, Donglan Yuan, Jianxin Shen, Junhua Lu, Xia Wang, Gangfeng Zheng, Zhiqiang Han, Xinlin Li, Kai Chen, Xiaoxi Xing, Dong Zhang…
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:46
  38. Authors: Yuanjun Ma, Xiaohua Chen, Feng He, Shi Li, Rui He, Qian Liu, Qingshan Dong, Shuncheng Zhou, Hui Miao, Qian Lu, Feifei Li, Hongxu Yang, Mian Zhang, Yuan Lin and Shibin Yu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:45

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  39. When it comes to treating lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), a procedure known as microscope-assisted fenestration decompression has expediently become the gold standard. With the advancement of spinal endoscopy, t...

    Authors: Yuehang Sheng, Jing Li, Lei Chen, Minghao Geng, Jing Fen, Shaodong Sun and Jianhua Sun
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:43
  40. Overloading is hypothesized to be one of the failure mechanisms following total elbow arthroplasty (TEA). It is unclear whether the current post-operative loading instruction is compliant with reported failure...

    Authors: Daniëlle Meijering, Roos GA Duijn, Alessio Murgia, Alexander L. Boerboom, Denise Eygendaal, Michel PJ van den Bekerom, Sjoerd K. Bulstra, Martin Stevens and Riemer JK Vegter
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:42
  41. To study deep learning segmentation of knee anatomy with 13 anatomical classes by using a magnetic resonance (MR) protocol of four three-dimensional (3D) pulse sequences, and evaluate possible clinical usefuln...

    Authors: Carl Petter Skaar Kulseng, Varatharajan Nainamalai, Endre Grøvik, Jonn-Terje Geitung, Asbjørn Årøen and Kjell-Inge Gjesdal
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:41
  42. This study was aimed to investigate whether the application of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) combined with β-tri-calcium phosphate (β-TCP) grafts after core decompression (CD) could improve the clinical outcomes ...

    Authors: Jinyang Lyu, Tiancong Ma, Xin Huang, Jingsheng Shi, Gangyong Huang, Feiyan Chen, Yibing Wei, Siqun Wang, Jun Xia, Guanglei Zhao and Jie Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:40
  43. A locking compression plate (LCP) of the distal femur is used as an external fixator for lower tibial fractures. However, in clinical practice, the technique lacks a standardized approach and a strong biomecha...

    Authors: Huan Su, Siyang Zhong, Tianyong Ma, Weidong Wu, Yihong Lu and Dewei Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:39
  44. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of Kinesio taping (KT) combined with multi-angle isometric resistance training for cervical spondylosis.

    Authors: Jian Xiong, Zhe Zhang, Zhichao Zhang, Yan Ma, Zuhong Li, Yongjin Chen, Qi Liu and Weijing Liao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:38
  45. To compare the clinical and radiologic outcomes after anterior cervical dynamic or static plate fixation for short segment cervical degenerative disc diseases (DDD) for more than 5 years.

    Authors: Chao Li, Qing He, Yue Zhu and Zuqiang Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:37
  46. Latent and active myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) in knee-associated muscles may play a key role in pain management among patients with knee osteoarthritis (KOA). The aim of this study was to investigate the...

    Authors: Yan-Tao Ma, Yu-Lin Dong, Bo Wang, Wen-Pin Xie, Qiang-Min Huang and Yong-Jun Zheng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:36

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