Skip to main content


Page 6 of 193

  1. Chronic shoulder and neck pain is one of the most common chronic occupational disorders, with an average incidence rate of 48.5%, severely affecting patients’ quality of life and ability to work. According to ...

    Authors: Ansu Wang, Yufeng Zhou, Xuyan Li, Weiqun Wang, Xu Zhao, Ping Chen and Wenbo Liao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:316
  2. Hip offset, version, and length are interdependent femoral variables which determine stability and leg length. Balancing these competing variables remains a core challenge in hip arthroplasty. The potential be...

    Authors: David F. Scott, Kade Eppich, Edin Mehić, Celeste Gray, Crystal Lederhos Smith and Michael Johnston
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:312
  3. Clinically, it has been found that patients undergoing knee replacement have a high incidence of concomitant hallux valgus. In this study, we analyzed whether patients with osteoarthritis who underwent surgery...

    Authors: Zhijun Li, Zhengxuan Liu, Wei Shi, Xinyu Liang, Chunlei Xu, Kai Zhang, Hui Li and Huafeng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:311
  4. Cases of bilateral hip fractures are rare, and even more so are cases of bilateral intertrochanteric fractures. Common causes include trauma, internal diseases, and primary or secondary bone diseases. We repor...

    Authors: Zhengjie Tang, Qingshu Wu, Pan Li and Xing Wei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:310
  5. Sarcopenia and multimorbidity are common in older adults, and most of the available clinical studies have focused on the relationship between specialist disorders and sarcopenia, whereas fewer studies have bee...

    Authors: Wenjing Xia, Kang Luo, Ziwei Gu, Jianping Hu, Xintong Liu and Qian Xiao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:309
  6. In traditional surgical procedures, significant discrepancies are often observed between the pre-planned templated implant sizes and the actual sizes used, particularly in patients with congenital hip dysplasi...

    Authors: Han Zheng, Eryou Feng, Yao Xiao, Xingyu Liu, Tianyu Lai, Zhibiao Xu, Jingqiao Chen, Shiwei Xie, Feitai Lin and Yiling Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:308
  7. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is often preceded by symptomatic phases during which classification criteria are not fulfilled. The health burden of these “at-risk” stages is not well described. This study assessed ...

    Authors: Barbara Torlinska, Karim Raza, Andrew Filer, Gurpreet Jutley, Ilfita Sahbudin, Ruchir Singh, Paola de Pablo, Elizabeth Rankin, Benjamin Rhodes, Nicole Amft, Elizabeth Justice, Catherine McGrath, Sangeetha Baskar, Jeanette Trickey, Melanie Calvert and Marie Falahee
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:307
  8. Desmoplastic fibroma is an extremely rare primary bone tumor. Its characteristic features include bone destruction accompanied by the formation of soft tissue masses. This condition predominantly affects indiv...

    Authors: Yaokai Lu, Wei Lan, Qiangchu Wu, Yi Fu, Shengyuan Lan, Xixiong Wang, Xuwei Huang and Lu Ye
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:306
  9. Historically, in-person physical therapy serves as a foundational component of nonoperative treatment of adhesive capsulitis (AC). This study compares the effectiveness of an at-home high-intensity stretch (HI...

    Authors: David E. Teytelbaum, Neil S. Kumar, Craig S. Dent, Spencer Neaville, Deborah H. Warren, Peter Simon and Christopher E. Baker
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:305
  10. Clinicians and public health professionals have allocated resources to curb opioid over-prescription and address psychological needs among patients with musculoskeletal pain. However, associations between psyc...

    Authors: Kent F. Sutton, Grant H. Cabell, Lucas W. Ashley, Trevor A. Lentz, Brian D. Lewis, Steven A. Olson and Richard C. Mather III
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:304
  11. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common orthopedic disorder, and its incidence has been increasing among young adults in recent years. The purpose of this study is to investigate the global, regional, and national tre...

    Authors: Yixiang He, Wenkai Jiang and Wenji Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:303
  12. In transtendinous full thickness rotator cuff tears (FTRCT) with remnant cuff, conventionally, cuff remnant of the greater tuberosity (GT) is debrided for better tendon to bone healing. However, larger cuff de...

    Authors: Jae Min Lee, Jong-Hun Ji, Sang-Eun Park, Dongwhan Suh and Ki-Jeon Song
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:302
  13. From the perspective of graft protection and early rehabilitation during the maturation and remodeling phases of graft healing, suture augmentation (SA) for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) has...

    Authors: Qingyang Meng, Ruilan Dai, Cheng Wang, Weili Shi, Yanfang Jiang, Ningjing Liu, Rui Li, Yingfang Ao, Xi Gong and Yong Ma
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:301
  14. Obesity influences the development of osteoarthritis via low-grade inflammation. Progression of local inflammation (= synovitis) increased with weight gain in overweight and obese women compared to stable weig...

    Authors: Maximilian T. Löffler, Chotigar Ngarmsrikam, Paula Giesler, Gabby B. Joseph, Zehra Akkaya, John A. Lynch, Nancy E. Lane, Michael Nevitt, Charles E. McCulloch and Thomas M. Link
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:300
  15. Comorbidities, as components of these heterogeneous features, often coexist with knee osteoarthritis, and are particularly prevalent in end-stage knee osteoarthritis. Here, we attempted to identify the differe...

    Authors: Jun Ma, Kai Zhang, Xilong Ma, Hao Wang, Chao Ma, Yahui Zhang and Ruiyu Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:299
  16. To investigate factors that have an impact on the risk of falls and determine whether radiographic knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a factor involved in falls independent of knee pain, psychological factors, and p...

    Authors: Tatsuru Sonobe, Koji Otani, Miho Sekiguchi, Kenichi Otoshi, Takuya Nikaido, Mari Sato, Shinichi Konno and Yoshihiro Matsumoto
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:298
  17. The efficacy and safety of perforator-based propeller flaps (PPF) versus free flaps (FF) in traumatic lower leg and foot reconstructions are debated. PPFs are perceived as simpler due to advantages like avoidi...

    Authors: Mitsutoshi Ota, Makoto Motomiya, Naoya Watanabe, Kohei Shimoda and Norimasa Iwasaki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:297
  18. Early assessment of the risk of nonunion in osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture (OVCF) is beneficial to early clinical decision making. However, a comprehensive understanding of the risk factors for OV...

    Authors: Shichuan Liao, Yan Xu, Jing Liu, Ling Jiang, Guogang Dai and Yi Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:295
  19. To assess the clinical safety, accuracy, and efficacy of percutaneous kyphoplasty (PKP) surgery using an enhanced method of unilateral puncture on the convex side for the treatment of painful osteoporotic vert...

    Authors: Qiuhan Li, Song Wang, Qing Wang, Pijun Yan and Jin Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:294
  20. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can diagnose meniscal lesions anatomically, while quantitative MRI can reflect the changes of meniscal histology and biochemical structure. Our study aims to explore the associ...

    Authors: Lingtao Zhang, Wenfeng Mai, Xukai Mo, Ruifen Zhang, Dong Zhang, Xing Zhong, Shuangquan Zhao and Changzheng Shi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:292
  21. The aim of this study was to explore the long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) expression profiles in serum of patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). The role of these lncRNAs in this complex autoimmune situation n...

    Authors: Jianqiang Kou, Yongchen Bie, Mingquan Liu, Liqin Wang, Xiangyun Liu, Yuanliang Sun and Xiujun Zheng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:291
  22. The proximal femoral nail anti-rotation (PFNA) with cement enhancement enhances the anchorage ability of internal fixation in elderly with osteoporotic intertrochanteric fracture. However, whether it is superi...

    Authors: Xiang Zhou, Tao Chen, Yu-lin Jiang, De-bin Chen and Zhi-yong Tian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:290
  23. Teriparatide, a recombinant parathyroid hormone, is pivotal in osteoporosis treatment, particularly in post-surgical recovery for hip fractures. This study investigates its efficacy in functional recovery post...

    Authors: Ooi Chin Sheng, Wen-Tien Wu, Cheng-Huan Peng, Ting-Kuo Yao, Ing-Ho Chen, Jen-Hung Wang and Kuang-Ting Yeh
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:288
  24. An accessory extreme far anteromedial portal can improve visualisation and ease inferior leaf meniscectomy in patients with lateral meniscal anterior horn horizontal tears. However, the therapeutic outcomes of...

    Authors: Na Guo, Cheng-bing Yang, An-hong Wang, Ying Jin, Shu-hong Wu and Hua-zhang Xiong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:287
  25. Femoral neck fractures (FNFs) are among the most common fractures in elderly individuals. Surgery is the main treatment for FNFs, and osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) is one of the unacceptable complic...

    Authors: Xiaoxiao Zhou, Shengyang Guo, Wenjun Pan, Linyuan Zhang, Houlin Ji and Yang Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:286
  26. To investigate the effect of bone cement on the vertebral body and biomechanical properties in percutaneous cement discoplasty (PCD) for degenerative lumbar disc disease.

    Authors: Cunheng Yang, Fumin Wang, Xingxing Huang, Hao Zhang, Shengbo Shi, Fangjun Meng Zhang, Junxiao Gao and Xiaobing Yu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:285
  27. The purpose of the study was to assess and compare the clinical efficacy of bone transport with either circular or unilateral external fixators over an intramedullary nail in the treatment of tibial bone defec...

    Authors: Xiayimaierdan Maimaiti, Kai Liu, Aihemaitijiang Yusufu and Zengru Xie
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:284
  28. This study aimed to report the long-term survival of fixed-bearing medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) with a mean of 14-year follow-up, and to determine possible risk factors of failure.

    Authors: Kung-Tseng Hung, Chun‑Chieh Chen, Yu-Chih Lin, Sheng-Hsun Lee, Chih-Chien Hu, Yu-Han Chang, Pang-Hsin Hsieh, Hsin-Nung Shih and Chih-Hsiang Chang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:283
  29. Ferritin heavy chain 1 (FTH1) is an important subunit of ferro-storing proteins and is indispensable for iron metabolism. Though it has been extensively studied in numerous organs and diseases, the relationshi...

    Authors: Zhikun Yuan, Lingfeng Yang, Yanhui Li, Xuming Li, Changgui Peng, Jianying Pan and Daozhang Cai
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:282
  30. The Swedish Fracture Register (SFR) is a national quality register for all types of fractures in Sweden. Spine fractures have been included since 2015 and are classified using a modified AOSpine classification...

    Authors: Simon Blixt, Fabian Burmeister, Sebastian Mukka, Lukas Bobinski, Peter Försth, Olof Westin and Paul Gerdhem
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:281
  31. The clinical efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) after Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is still controversial, and the purpose of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the effect of CBT on pain, knee fun...

    Authors: Kun Liu, Yuandong Liu, Xukai Ma, Donglin Fu and Zongqing Fan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:280
  32. There is evidence to suggest that assessing back-specific altered self-perception may be useful when seeking to understand and manage low back pain (LBP). The Fremantle Back Awareness Questionnaire (FreBAQ) is...

    Authors: Marco Monticone, Carolina Maurandi, Elisa Porcu, Federico Arippa, Benedict M. Wand and Giorgio Corona
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:279
  33. The number of primary and revision Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) cases are expected to increase in future. There are various advantages and disadvantage to employing either of the two main types of stem fixati...

    Authors: Yogen Thever, Sir Young James Loh, Raghuraman Raghavan, Rong Chuin Toh and Ing How Moo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:277
  34. Traditional total hip arthroplasty (THA) using the direct anterior approach (DAA) requires a hip extension. This study aimed to compare the clinical outcomes of patients undergoing THA with DAA using either th...

    Authors: Hua-zhang Xiong, Kuan Xiang, Xiu-qi Liu, Ying Jin, He-he Zhong, Shu-hong Wu and Jia-chen Peng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:276
  35. Osteochondromas, classified as a new benign subtype of lipomas and characterised by chondroid and osseous differentiation, are rare lesions that have been infrequently reported in previous literature. The maxi...

    Authors: Fawzi Aljassir, Musab Alageel, Malak N. AlShebel, Abdulaziz M. Alsudairi, Ahmed Hashim and Ibrahim Alshaygy
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:275
  36. There are a few studies on the effectiveness and safety of intravenous administration of tranexamic acid(TXA) in patients who underwent foot and ankle surgery, especially for preoperative hidden blood loss in ...

    Authors: Gang Tan, Jia Li, Jing Xu, Yongzhan Zhu and Hui Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:274
  37. Musculoskeletal pain is one of the leading causes of work productivity loss. Long-term conditions (LTCs) commonly occur alongside musculoskeletal pain. However, the incidence of sick leave and disability pensi...

    Authors: Anna Marcuzzi, Paul Jarle Mork, Lene Aasdahl, Eivind Skarpsno, Karoline Moe and Tom Ivar Lund Nilsen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:273
  38. Single limb support phase of the gait-cycle in patients who are treated for a pertrochanteric fracture is characterized by transversal loads acting on the lag screw, tending to block its dynamization. If the s...

    Authors: Milan M Mitkovic, Nikola D Korunovic, Sasa S Milenkovic, Predrag M Stojiljkovic, Miodrag T Manic and Miroslav D Trajanovic
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:271
  39. Fractures of hands and feet are common in children, but relevant epidemiological studies are currently lacking. We aim to study the epidemiological characteristics of hand and foot fractures and growth plate i...

    Authors: Tianfeng Zhu, Xin Qiu, Hansheng Deng, Haoran Feng, Jianlin Chen, Zilong Huang, Jiahui Li, Shizhe Liu, Shuaiyin Wang, Zhenkun Gu, Zhengyu Wu, Qisong Yang, Gen Liu, Leonardo Antonio Sechi, Gianfilippo Caggiari, Chao You…
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:270
  40. Patients seeking medical care for back pain often have coexisting painful joints and the effects of different combinations and number of coexisting pain sites (hip, knee, foot/ankle) to back pain on physical f...

    Authors: Shawn McGargill, Michael Sein, Kimberly T. Sibille, Zane Thompson, Michael Brownstein and Heather K. Vincent
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:269
  41. Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a prevalent and debilitating condition that markedly affects the sit-to-stand (STS) activity of patients, a prerequisite for daily activities. Biomechanical recognition of movement...

    Authors: Jing Pan, Wei Fu, Jinmiao Lv, Huiyi Tang, Zhiguan Huang, Yu Zou, Xiaohui Zhang and Bagen Liao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:268
  42. To identify the differences of lumbar lordosis (LL) and sacral slope (SS) angles between two types of postoperative lumbar disc re-herniation, including the recurrence of same level and adjacent segment hernia...

    Authors: Zhijia Shen, Wenhao Wang, Li Ni, Hongcheng Zhao, Lianda Yang, Huilin Yang and Linlin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:267
  43. To translate and cross-culturally adapt the Spine Functional Index (SFI) into Brazilian Portuguese (SFI-Br) in individuals with musculoskeletal spine disorders.

    Authors: Devyd Weyder do Nascimento Freitas, Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho, André Pontes-Silva, Gabriel Gardhel Costa Araujo, Augusto Ribeiro de Oliveira, Plinio da Cunha Leal, Charles Philip Gabel, Cid André Fidelis-de-Paula-Gomes and Christian Emmanuel Torres Cabido
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:266
  44. The prevalence and cost of musculoskeletal diseases increased dramatically over the past few decades. Therefore, several institutions have begun to re-evaluate the quality of their musculoskeletal educational ...

    Authors: Giuseppe Giovannico, Marco Pappaccogli, Matteo Cioeta, Leonardo Pellicciari, Saad Youssef, Domenico Angilecchia, Gabriele Giannotta and Fabrizio Brindisino
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:265

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 2.2
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: 2.6
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.086
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.714

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 24
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 143

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 5,883,887
    Altmetric mentions: 5,748

    Transparency and Openess
    TOP Factor Score - 8

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

    More information is available here

Sign up for article alerts and news from this journal

Research Data Helpdesk

Authors can receive free advice on how and where to share their research data, according to their specific research community from a team of research data editors.

Find out more