Validity of the self-reported five-part questionnaire as an assessment of generalized joint hypermobility in early pregnancy
The assessment of generalized joint hypermobility is difficult due to differences in classification methods and in the performance of joint mobility assessment. The primary aim was to evaluate the validity of ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Angela Schlager, Kerstin Ahlqvist, Ronnie Pingel, Lena Nilsson-Wikmar, Christina B. Olsson and Per Kristiansson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improvement of locomotive syndrome with surgical treatment in patients with degenerative diseases in the lumbar spine and lower extremities: a prospective cohort study
The epidemiology, risk factors, and prevention of locomotive syndrome (LS) have been reported. However, the number of clinical studies about the efficacy of LS treatment, including surgery, has been limited. T... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Satoshi Kato, Yuki Kurokawa, Tamon Kabata, Satoru Demura, Hidenori Matsubara, Yoshitomo Kajino, Yoshiyuki Okamoto, Hiroaki Kimura, Kazuya Shinmura, Kentaro Igarashi, Takaki Shimizu, Noritaka Yonezawa, Noriaki Yokogawa and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A Surgeon ’s handedness in direct anterior approach-hip replacement
This study aimed to find whether the component positioning and hip function were affected by the handedness in total hip ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiangpeng Kong, Minzhi Yang, Alvin Ong, Renwen Guo, Jiying Chen, Yan Wang and Wei Chai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The diagnostic value of SPECT/CT in predicting the occurrence of osteonecrosis following femoral neck fracture: a prospective cohort study
One of the most significant complications after a femoral neck fracture is osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH). The concomitant use of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) with computed tomo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jae Youn Yoon, Soong Joon Lee, Kang Sup Yoon and Pil Whan Yoon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How to predict early clinical outcomes and evaluate the quality of primary total knee arthroplasty: a new scoring system based on lower-extremity angles of alignment
A method that can accurately predict the outcome of surgery can give patients timely feedback. In addition, to some extent, an objective evaluation method can help the surgeon quickly summarize the patient ’s s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ziming Chen, Zhantao Deng, Qingtian Li, Junfeng Chen, Yuanchen Ma and Qiujian Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Weight control in older adults with knee osteoarthritis: a qualitative study
This study sought to understand weight-control strategies, facilitators of and barriers toward weight control in old... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wen-Ling Yeh, Yun-Fang Tsai, Kuo-Yao Hsu, Dave Weichih Chen, Jong-Shyan Wang and Ching-Yen Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Short- versus long-segment posterior spinal fusion with vertebroplasty for osteoporotic vertebral collapse with neurological impairment in thoracolumbar spine: a multicenter study
Vertebroplasty with posterior spinal fusion (VP  + PSF) is one of the most widely accepted surgical techniques for treating osteoporotic vertebral collapse (OVC). Nevertheless, the effect of the extent of fusio... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuya Ishikawa, Kei Watanabe, Keiichi Katsumi, Masayuki Ohashi, Yohei Shibuya, Tomohiro Izumi, Toru Hirano, Naoto Endo, Takashi Kaito, Tomoya Yamashita, Hiroyasu Fujiwara, Yukitaka Nagamoto, Yuji Matsuoka, Hidekazu Suzuki, Hirosuke Nishimura, Hidetomi Tera Tags: Research article Source Type: research

LncRNA SNHG9 is downregulated in osteoarthritis and inhibits chondrocyte apoptosis by downregulating miR-34a through methylation
Our preliminary RNA-Seq data revealed altered expression of small nucleolar RNA host gene 9 (SNHG9) in osteoarthritis (OA) and its reverse correlation with miR-34a, which can regulate chondrocyte apoptosis in ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hongfei Zhang, Jinglian Li, Weiguang Shao and Naipeng Shen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How to get better TAD? Relationship between anteversion angle of nail and position of femoral neck guide pin during nailing of intertrochanteric fractures
To demonstrate the correlation between guide pin-shaft angle (PSA) at the anteroposterior film and anteversion angle of guide pin at the lateral film and investigate whether excellent tip –apex distance (TAD) c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhe Wang, Yadong Liu, Shenglong Li, Xiuhui Wang, Changjian Liu and Xin Tang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ultrasound diagnosis and follow-up of a locked thumb metacarpophalangeal joint caused by radial sesamoid entrapment: a case report
A locked thumb metacarpophalangeal joint is a rare condition that presents as restricted joint motions with mild hyperextension deformity, usually after a relatively minor hyperextension injury. Owing to the l... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 31, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kyung-Sik Ahn, In Cheul Choi, Chang Ho Kang and Jong Woong Park Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes of Ti-Ni shape-memory patella concentrator combined with cannulated compression screws in the treatment of C2 and C3 patella fracture: a retrospective study of 54 cases
Ti-Ni shape-memory patella concentrator (TNSMPC) has been designed as an alternative approach for fixation of patella fracture, which has some advantages like higher hardness, higher tenacity, better wearing r... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 31, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chen Yao, Jie Sun, Jiancheng Wu, Zhenyu Zhou, Fan Liu, Ran Tao and Yafeng Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Large osteochondral defect in the lateral femoral condyle reconstructed by Atelocollagen-associated autologous chondrocyte implantation combined with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Articular surface damage commonly associated with rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Large osteochondral defect, which consists of a severe depression fracture and a large cartilage defect, need ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Takuma Kaibara, Eiji Kondo, Masatake Matsuoka, Koji Iwasaki, Tomohiro Onodera, Daisuke Momma, Naoki Seito, Susumu Mikami and Norimasa Iwasaki Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The Valued Life Activities Scale (VLAs): linguistic validation, cultural adaptation and psychometric testing in people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in the UK
The Valued Life Activities Scale (VLAs) measures difficulty in daily activities and social participation. With various versions involving a different number of items, we have linguistically and culturally adop... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Y. Prior, A. Tennant, S. Tyson and A. Hammond Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Effects of short- and long-term glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis on plasma metabolome and lipidome of ovariectomized sheep
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Diana Cabrera, Marlena Kruger, Frances M. Wolber, Nicole C. Roy and Karl Fraser Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Binary T önnis classification: simplified modification demonstrates better inter- and intra-observer reliability as well as agreement in surgical management of hip pathology
The traditional T önnis Classification System has inherent drawbacks as it is vulnerable to the subjectivity of a four-grade system. A two-grade classification could potentially be more reliable. The purpose of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jacob Shapira, Jeffrey W. Chen, Rishika Bheem, Philip J. Rosinsky, David R. Maldonado, Ajay C. Lall and Benjamin G. Domb Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pediatric physeal slide-traction plate fixation for pathological distal femoral fracture caused by unicameral bone cyst in adolescents
Most patients suffering from distal femoral unicameral bone cysts (UBCs) are adolescents that require an early return to normal activities, including school attendance and sports exercises. However, the optima... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jin Li, Saroj Rai, Renhao Ze, Xin Tang, Ruikang Liu and Pan Hong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of adding motivational interviewing or stratified vocational advice intervention to usual case management on return to work for people with musculoskeletal disorders. The MI-NAV study
The objectives of this study protocol is to describe a randomized contr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Britt Elin Øiestad, Fiona Aanesen, Ida Løchting, Kjersti Storheim, Alexander Tingulstad, Tarjei L. Rysstad, Milada C. Småstuen, Anne Therese Tveter, Gail Sowden, Gwenllian Wynne-Jones, Egil A. Fors, Maurits van Tulder, Rigmor C. Berg, Nadine E. Foster Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

A biomechanical comparison of two screw fixation methods in a Letenneur type I Hoffa fracture
The treatment of Hoffa fractures is challenging, for which the ideal fixation and approach are still controversial. Osteosynthesis with plate or screws fixation in different trajectories have been described in... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shu-Hsin Yao, Wei-Ren Su, Kai-Lan Hsu, Yueh Chen, Chih-Kai Hong and Fa-Chuan Kuan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of posterior femoral condylar cartilage and posterior intercondylar distance on rotation of femoral component in total knee arthroplasty
Greater accuracy is needed when determining the final femoral component (FC) rotation during total knee arthroplasty (TKA), because this parameter affects soft tissue balance during flexion and patellar tracki... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Teruyuki Miyasaka, Mitsuru Saito, Daisaburo Kurosaka, Ryo Ikeda, Shoki Yamanaka and Keishi Marumo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and validation of the fracture risk scale home care (FRS-HC) that predicts one-year incident fracture: an electronic record-linked longitudinal cohort study
Fractures have dire consequences including pain, immobility, and death. People receiving home care are at higher risk for fractures than the general population. Yet, current fracture risk assessment tools requ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Caitlin McArthur, George Ioannidis, Micaela Jantzi, Jonathon D. Adachi, Lora Giangregorio, John Hirdes and Alexandra Papaioannou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlation between the HIF-1 α/Notch signaling pathway and Modic changes in nucleus pulposus cells isolated from patients with low back pain
The HIF-1 α/Notch signaling pathway regulates cell proliferation, apoptosis, and metabolism in the intervertebral discs (IVDs) and is implicated in disc degeneration. The nucleus pulposus (NP) is an important s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zekang Xiong, Jun Ding, Jinge Zhou, Sheng Yao, Jin Zheng and Xiaodong Guo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sjogren ’s syndrome is associated with higher rate of non-home discharge after primary hip arthroplasty and higher transfusion rates after primary hip or knee arthroplasty: a U.S. cohort study
To assess whether Sjogren ’s Syndrome (SS) is associated with outcomes after total knee or hip arthroplasty (TKA/THA). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jasvinder A. Singh and John D. Cleveland Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The lateral center-edge angle as radiographic selection criteria for periacetabular osteotomy for developmental dysplasia of the hip in patients aged above 13 years
This retrospective study sought to delineate the radiographic characteristics of DDH patients over 13  years of age and investigate whether the lateral center-edge angle (LCEA) could serve as radiographic selec... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Daguang Zhang, Xin Pan, Hong Zhang, Dianzhong Luo, Hui Cheng and Kai Xiao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: On-site multi-component intervention to improve productivity and reduce the economic and personal burden of neck pain in Swiss office-workers (NEXpro): protocol for a cluster-randomized controlled trial
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andrea M. Aegerter, Manja Deforth, Venerina Johnston, Markus J. Ernst, Thomas Volken, Hannu Luomajoki, Beatrice Brunner, Julia Dratva, Gisela Sj øgaard, Achim Elfering and Markus Melloh Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Muscle activation patterns during backward walking in people with chronic ankle instability
Altered walking patterns are often described in individuals with chronic ankle instability (CAI). Contemporary treatment paradigms recommend backward walking (BW) to improve locomotion in people with musculosk... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tharani Balasukumaran, Uri Gottlieb and Shmuel Springer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The use of negative-pressure wound therapy after total knee arthroplasty is effective for reducing complications and the need for reintervention
Wound healing complications are causal factors of prosthesis infection and poor postoperative evolution of patients after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Negative-pressure wound therapy (NPWT) can be an option ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Camilo Partezani Helito, Marcel Faraco Sobrado, Pedro Nogueira Giglio, Marcelo Batista Bonadio, Jos é Ricardo Pécora, Marco Kawamura Demange and Riccardo Gomes Gobbi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Tarsal tunnel syndrome secondary to osteochondroma of the calcaneus: a case report
Tarsal tunnel syndrome is an entrapment neuropathy that can be provoked by either intrinsic or extrinsic factors that compresses the posterior tibial nerve beneath the flexor retinaculum. Osteochondroma, the m... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sung Hun Won, Jahyung Kim, Tae-Hong Min, Dong-Il Chun, Young Yi, Sang Hak Han and Jaeho Cho Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effects of delayed hip replacement on postoperative hip function and quality of life in elderly patients with femoral neck fracture
For various reasons, some elderly patients with femoral neck fracture undergo delayed surgical treatment. There is little information about the effect of delayed treatment on postoperative hip function and qua... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jidong Song, Gensheng Zhang, Jialin Liang, Chuanyi Bai, Xiaoqian Dang, Kunzheng Wang, Caiyou He and Ruiyu Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Neuropathy, claw toes, intrinsic muscle volume, and plantar aponeurosis thickness in diabetic feet
The objective of this study was to explore the relationships between claw toe deformity, peripheral neuropathy, intrinsic muscle volume, and plantar aponeurosis thickness using computed tomography (CT) images ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 23, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tadashi Kimura, Eric D. Thorhauer, Matthew W. Kindig, Jane B. Shofer, Bruce J. Sangeorzan and William R. Ledoux Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The modified cross-suture technique for unilateral pulled-out anchor during all-inside meniscal repair
Meniscal repair has received increasing attention, but for inexperienced doctors, unilateral suture anchor pulling out may occur during all-inside meniscal repair, and the treatment outcome may be affected. Wh... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jianlong Ni, Zhibin Shi, Lihong Fan, Ning Guo, Haoyu Wang, Xiaoqian Dang and Dichen Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reference chart for knee flexion following total knee arthroplasty: a novel tool for monitoring postoperative recovery
Clinicians and patients lack an evidence-based framework by which to judge individual-level recovery following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) surgery, thus impeding personalized treatment approaches for this el... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andrew J. Kittelson, Jordi Elings, Kathryn Colborn, Thomas J. Hoogeboom, Jesse C. Christensen, Nico L. U. van Meeteren, Stef van Buuren and Jennifer E. Stevens-lapsley Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Straighter low lumbar curvature in isthmic spondylolisthesis at L4
This study was conducted to compare differences in imaging features and clinical symptoms between patients with single-level isthmic spondylolisthesis (IS) at L4 and at L5 and to investigate the correlation be... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shaoli Zheng, Zhaoming Zhong, Qingan Zhu, Zongze Li, Siyuan Zhu, Xinqiang Yao, Shuai Zheng, Congrui Liao, Yongjian Zhu and Jianting Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Closed drainage versus non-drainage for single-level lumbar discectomy: a prospective randomized controlled study
Postoperative epidural haematoma and wound infection can cause devastating neurological damage in spinal surgery. Closed drainage is a common method to prevent epidural haematoma, infection and related neurolo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hua Guo, Biao Wang, Zhaohua Ji, Xi Gao, Yuting Zhang, Li Yuan and Dingjun Hao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The method for measurement of the three-dimensional scoliosis angle from standard radiographs
Three-dimensional idiopathic scoliosis cannot be accurately assessed with the aid of a single plane parameter – the Cobb angle. We propose a novel method for evaluating the three-dimensional (3D) pattern of sc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Pawe ł Główka, Wojciech Politarczyk, Piotr Janusz, Łukasz Woźniak and Tomasz Kotwicki Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

How do people in China think about causes of their back pain? A predominantly qualitative cross-sectional survey
Low back pain (LBP) is the second highest cause of health burden in China. Delayed recovery, poor clinical outcomes and persistence of LBP are associated with negative pain beliefs about LBP. Chinese philosoph... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: YiJun Li, Michel W. Coppieters, Jenny Setchell, Paul W. Hodges and Gwendolyne G. M. Scholten-Peeters Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bilateral patellar tendon rupture on lupus undergoing corticosteroids: a case report
Patellar tendon rupture is a rare condition, especially when it is bilateral. The most frequent associated pathologies are systemic lupus erythematosus, chronic renal failure, or treatments like corticosteroid... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zakaria El Ouali, Kawtar Nassar, Elie Bassa, Reda Taoussi, Mouna Sabiri, Mohamed Rafai and Saadia Janani Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A feasibility study of individual 3D-printed navigation template for the deep external fixator pin position on the iliac crest
The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility of an individual navigation template for the deep pin position on the iliac crest, based on digital design and 3D printing technology. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bin Liang, Qiang Chen, Shuai Liu, Shuo Chen, Qingqiang Yao, Bo Wei, Yan Xu, Cheng Tang and Liming Wang Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

iNOS is not responsible for RyR1 S-nitrosylation in mdx mice with truncated dystrophin
Previous research indicated that nitric oxide synthase (NOS) is the key molecule for S-nitrosylation of ryanodine receptor 1 (RyR1) in DMD model mice (mdx mice) and that both neuronal NOS (nNOS) and inducible NOS... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ken ’ichiro Nogami, Yusuke Maruyama, Ahmed Elhussieny, Fusako Sakai-Takemura, Jun Tanihata, Jun-ichi Kira, Yuko Miyagoe-Suzuki and Shin’ichi Takeda Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative study of imaging and histology of sacroiliac joint in normal rats based on IVIM-DWI and DCE-MRI
Currently, few studies have described the relationship between functional MRI findings and histology of normal sacroiliac joint (SIJ). Besides, due to the difficulties in access to SIJ, authentic animal models... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jian Qin, Qianqian Yao, Xubo Ge, Jianzhong Zhu, Zhaoliang Yin, Xiaoqian Li and Changqin Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnostic accuracy of perioperative electromyography in the positioning of pedicle screws in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis treatment: a cross-sectional diagnostic study
To investigate in the conventional techniques of the pedicle screws using triggered screw electromyography (t-EMG), considering different threshold cutoffs: 10, 15, 20 25  mA, for predicting pedicle screw posit... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Carlos Eduardo Barsotti, Bruno Moreira Gavassi, Francisco Eugenio Prado, Bernardo Nogueira Batista, Raphael de Resende Pratali, Ana Paula Ribeiro, Carlos Eduardo Soares de Oliveira and Ricardo Rodrigues Ferreira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The Association of Self-Reported Generalized Joint Hypermobility with pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy: a retrospective cohort study
Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) is common during pregnancy but the causes remain poorly understood. Generalized joint hypermobility (GJH) is an inherited trait, with joint mobility beyond normal limits and is assumed... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kerstin Ahlqvist, Elisabeth Krefting Bjelland, Ronnie Pingel, Angela Schlager, Lena Nilsson-Wikmar and Per Kristiansson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Physical fitness in older women with osteoporosis and vertebral fracture after a resistance and balance exercise programme: 3-month post-intervention follow-up of a randomised controlled trial
Exercise is recommended for individuals with vertebral fractures, but few studies have investigated the effect of exercise on outcomes of importance for this population. Post-intervention effects of exercise a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Brita Stanghelle, Hege Bentzen, Lora Giangregorio, Are Hugo Pripp, Dawn A. Skelton and Astrid Bergland Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patients ’ and clinicians’ perspectives on a ‘fast-track’ pathway for patients with sciatica in primary care: qualitative findings from the SCOPiC stratified care trial
Sciatica is common and associated with significant impacts for the individual and society. The SCOPiC randomised controlled trial (RCT) (trial registration: ISRCTN75449581) tested stratified primary care for s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Benjamin Saunders, Kika Konstantinou, Majid Artus, Nadine E Foster and Bernadette Bartlam Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of knee joint rotation in the sagittal and axial plane on the measurement accuracy of coronal alignment of the lower limb
Although the measurement of coronal alignment of the lower limb on conventional full-length weight-bearing anteroposterior (FLWAP) radiographs was reported to be influenced by the knee joint rotation, no compa... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hyun-Soo Moon, Chong-Hyuk Choi, Min Jung, Dae-Young Lee, Jung-Hwan Kim and Sung-Hwan Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: evaluating perioperative back pain through a simultaneous morphological and biomechanical approach
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) has been associated with diminished postural stability and a greater prevalence of back pain. Currently, the literature is lacking information on the effect of spinal fusi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Maxime St-Georges, Alisson R. Teles, Oded Rabau, Neil Saran, Jean A. Ouellet and Catherine E. Ferland Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Specific manifestations of knee osteoarthritis predict depression and anxiety years in the future: Vancouver Longitudinal Study of Early Knee Osteoarthritis
To evaluate whether knee osteoarthritis (OA) manifestations predict depression and anxiety using cross-sectional and longitudinal prediction models. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Eric C. Sayre, John M. Esdaile, Jacek A. Kopec, Joel Singer, Hubert Wong, Anona Thorne, Ali Guermazi, Savvas Nicolaou and Jolanda Cibere Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validation of the 7-item knee replacement patient education questionnaire (KR-PEQ-7), based on the 16-item knee osteoarthritis patient education questionnaire (KOPEQ)
The aim of this study was to investigate the content validity including item reduction, construct validity and internal consistency of the existing 16-item Knee Osteoarthritis Patient Education Questionnaire. ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Erika O. Huber, Axel Boger, Andr é Meichtry and Caroline H. Bastiaenen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of preemptive antifibrinolysis with tranexamic acid in rheumatoid arthritis patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
This study is designed to compare the effects of preemptive antifibrin... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yiting Lei, Jiacheng Liu, Xi Liang, Ning Hu, Fuxing Pei and Wei Huang Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Traditional and cortical trajectory screws of static and dynamic lumbar fixation- a finite element study
Two types of screw trajectories are commonly used in lumbar surgery. Both traditional trajectory (TT) and cortical bone trajectory (CBT) were shown to provide equivalent pull-out strengths of a screw. CBT util... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Che-Wei Liu, Lu-Lin Wang, Yu-Kun Xu, Chun-Ming Chen, Jian-Cyuan Wang, Wei-Tsung Tsai and Shang-Chih Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between pelvic obliquity and scoliosis, hip displacement and asymmetric hip abduction in children with cerebral palsy: a cross-sectional registry study
Pelvic obliquity (PO) is common in individuals with cerebral palsy (CP). The prevalence of PO in a population of children with CP and its associations with scoliosis, hip displacement and asymmetric range of h... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Gunnar H ägglund Tags: Research article Source Type: research