Task-oriented exercises improve disability of working patients with surgically-treated proximal humeral fractures. A randomized controlled trial with one-year follow-up
General physiotherapy is a common means of rehabilitation after surgery for proximal humeral fracture (PHF). Better-targeted exercises seem worthy of investigation and the aim of this study was to assess the e... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marco Monticone, Igor Portoghese, Daniele Cazzaniga, Valentina Liquori, Giuseppe Marongiu, Antonio Capone, Marcello Campagna and Giovanni Zatti Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Complications of clavicle fracture surgery in patients with concomitant chest wall injury: a retrospective study
This study aimed to investigate the complications after surgical clavicle fracture fixati... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tsung-Han Yang, Huan-Jang Ko, Alban Don Wang, Wo-Jan Tseng, Wei-Tso Chia, Men-Kan Chen and Ying-Hao Su Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Preoperative factors predicting the severity of BMD loss around the implant after Total hip Arthroplasty
Stress shielding after total hip arthroplasty (THA) leads to loss of bone mineral density (BMD) around the femoral implants, particularly in the proximal area. Loss of BMD around the implant is likely to occur... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Akira Morita, Naomi Kobayashi, Hyonmin Choe, Taro Tezuka, Shota Higashihira and Yutaka Inaba Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Accuracy of radiographic measurement techniques for the Taylor spatial frame mounting parameters
The correction accuracy of the Taylor Spatial Frame (TSF) fixator depends considerably on the precise determination of the mounting parameters (MP). Incorrect parameters result in secondary deformities that re... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jan Gessmann, Sven Frieler, Matthias K önigshausen, Thomas A. Schildhauer, Yannik Hanusrichter, Dominik Seybold and Hinnerk Baecker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validity of a simple footprint assessment board for diagnosing the severity of flatfoot: a prospective cohort study
A simple, non-quantitative, and cost-effective diagnostic tool would enable the diagnosis of flatfoot without need for specialized training. A simple footprint assessment board that investigates which toe the ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Seikai Toyooka, Naoya Shimazaki, Youichi Yasui, Shuji Ando, Yasuaki Saho, Takumi Nakagawa, Hirotaka Kawano and Wataru Miyamoto Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dynamic postural control correlates with activities of daily living and quality of life in patients with knee osteoarthritis
Knee osteoarthritis (OA) negatively affects dynamic postural control, which is a basic function that individuals use to perform activities of daily living (ADL). The purpose of this study was to investigate th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kento Sabashi, Tomoya Ishida, Hisashi Matsumoto, Kentaro Mikami, Takeshi Chiba, Masanori Yamanaka, Yoshimitsu Aoki and Harukazu Tohyama Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early surgery with antibiotic medication was effective and efficient in treating pyogenic spondylodiscitis
Pyogenic spondylodiscitis (PSD) is challenging to the orthopedist with regards to diagnosis and treatment. The present study was designed to assess and suggest the most indicative diagnostic method and evaluat... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Guo, Min Wang, Guangfu Chen, Kuan-Hung Chen, Yong Wan, Bailing Chen, Xuenong Zou and Xinsheng Peng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Using arthroscopy combined with fluoroscopic technique for accurate location of the bone tunnel entrance in chronic ankle instability treatment
Minimally invasive reconstruction techniques are used for anatomical ligament construction of the lateral collateral ligament complex of the ankle, but the two key elements, the bone tunnel and the appropriate... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shijun Wei, Dongsheng Fan, Fang Han, Ming Tang, Changwang Kong, Feng Xu and Xianhua Cai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Extended field-of-view ultrasound imaging is reliable for measuring Transversus Abdominis muscle size at rest and during contraction
The strength and size of core muscles, including the abdominal muscles, are crucial to proper function in most activities. Therefore, it is important to reliably assess these characteristics. Our primary objec... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 17, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: A. Wayne Johnson, Lauren Adams, Jade B. Kho, Daniel M. Green, Nicolas B. Pace and Ulrike H. Mitchell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative short-term outcomes of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program and non-ERAS traditional care in elderly patients undergoing lumbar arthrodesis: a retrospective study
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program is an evidence-based improvement over non-ERAS traditional care. The aim of the present study was to analyze the safety, feasibility, and efficacy of an ERAS prog... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 17, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhong-En Li, Shi-Bao Lu, Chao Kong, Wen-Zhi Sun, Peng Wang and Si-Tao Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Functional outcomes and complications of hook plate for bony mallet finger: a retrospective case series study
The treatment of mallet fracture using hook plate fixation was first introduced in 2007 and has subsequently shown excellent outcomes. Common complications, such as nail deformity and screw loosening, have als... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 16, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei-Chih Wang, Cheng-En Hsu, Chen-Wei Yeh, Tsung-Yu Ho and Yung-Cheng Chiu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A biomechanical analysis of four anterior cervical techniques to treating multilevel cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a finite element study
The decision to treat multilevel cervical spondylotic myelopathy (MCSM) remains controversial. The purpose of this study is to compare the biomechanical characteristics of the intervertebral discs at the adjac... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhonghai Li, Hui Liu, Ming Yang and Wentao Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Muscle volume imbalance may be associated with static posterior humeral head subluxation
The transverse force couple (TFC) of the rotator cuff (subscapularis vs. infraspinatus and teres minor muscle) is an important dynamic stabilizer of the shoulder joint in the anterior-posterior direction. In p... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marian Mitterer, Nicholas Matis, Gernot Steiner, Imre Vasvary and Reinhold Ortmaier Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cadaveric biomechanical analysis of multilevel lateral lumbar interbody fusion with and without supplemental instrumentation
This study was to evaluate and compare the biomechanical features of multilevel lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF) with or without supplemental instrumentations. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Oujie Lai, Yunlin Chen, Qixin Chen, Yong Hu and Weihu Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Interrater reliability for unilateral and bilateral tests to measure the popliteal angle in children and youth with cerebral palsy
Short hamstring muscles can cause several problems for children with cerebral palsy. The results of the clinical measurement of hamstring length are often used in decision-making about treatment of children wi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Erika Cloodt, Joanna Krasny, Marek Jozwiak and Elisabet Rodby-Bousquet Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Finite element analysis of double ‐plate fixation using reversed locking compression‐distal femoral plates for Vancouver B1 periprosthetic femoral fractures
Internal fixation is recommended for treating Vancouver B1 periprosthetic femoral fractures. Although several fixation procedures have been developed with high fixation stability and union rates, long-term wei... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Daisuke Takahashi, Yoshihiro Noyama, Tsuyoshi Asano, Tomohiro Shimizu, Tohru Irie, Mohamad Alaa Terkawi and Norimasa Iwasaki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Direct healthcare resource utilisation, health-related quality of life, and work productivity in patients with moderate rheumatoid arthritis: an observational study
The aim was to describe the population of patients with moderate rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the United Kingdom and the burden of disease from the perspectives of the patient, caregiver, and health service. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: James Galloway, Julie Edwards, Shweta Bhagat, Ben Parker, Ai Lyn Tan, James Maxwell, Mike Wallington, Sophee Blanthorn-Hazell, Claire Bellamy and Zoe Cole Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Locking plate combined with titanium cable for Neer type II distal clavicle fractures
There is controversy about the optimal strategy treatment of unstable distal clavicle fractures. We explored use of a surgical strategy: combination of a distal clavicle locking plate and a titanium cable. The... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fan Zhang, Qiang Fu, Yongchuan Li, Nan Lu, Aimin Chen and Liangyu Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Isolated thoracic intramedullary Erdheim-Chester disease presenting with paraplegia: a case report and literature review
Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD) is a rare, idiopathic, systemic non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis involving long bone and visceral organs. Central nervous system (CNS) involvement is uncommon and most cases deve... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ikchan Jeon and Joon Hyuk Choi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Pentosan polysulfate sodium for Ross River virus-induced arthralgia: a phase 2a, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
Alphaviruses, such as Ross River (RRV) and chikungunya virus (CHIKV), cause significant global morbidity, with outbreaks of crippling joint inflammation and pain, leaving patients incapacitated for months to y... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ravi Krishnan, Melanie Duiker, Penny A. Rudd, Donna Skerrett, James G. D. Pollard, Carolyn Siddel, Rifat Rifat, Jennifer H. K. Ng, Peter Georgius, Lara J. Hererro and Paul Griffin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identification of lncRNAs associated with the pathogenesis of ankylosing spondylitis
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic autoimmune disease affecting the sacroiliac joint. To date, few studies have examined the association between long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) and AS pathogenesis. As suc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dan Huang, Jian Liu, Lei Wan, Yanyan Fang, Yan Long, Ying Zhang and Bingxi Bao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High conversion rate to total hip arthroplasty after hemiarthroplasty in young patients with a minimum 10 years follow ‐up
This study aimed to evaluate the follow-up results of bipolar hemiarthroplasty (BHA) for more than 10 years in patients aged   (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nam Hoon Moon, Won Chul Shin, Min Uk Do, Sang Woo Kang, Sang-Min Lee and Kuen Tak Suh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fear-of-falling and associated risk factors in persons with rheumatoid arthritis: a 1  year prospective study
Falls, associated injuries and fear-of-falling are common in adults with RA. Fear-of-falling can be a major consequence of, and as debilitating as falling, resulting in a cycle of activity restriction, reduced... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Emma K. Stanmore, Jackie Oldham, Dawn A. Skelton, Terence O ’Neill, Mark Pilling and Chris Todd Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of circulating B-type natriuretic peptide with osteoporosis in a Chinese type 2 diabetic population
Altered circulating levels and genetic variation of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP), has been associated with lower bone mineral density (BMD) values and incidence of osteoporosis in peritoneal dialysis patie... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Pan Chen, Pijun Yan, Qin Wan, Zhihong Zhang, Yong Xu, Ying Miao and Jun Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Longitudinal study of MRI and functional outcome measures in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is a patchy and slowly progressive disease of skeletal muscle. For MRI to be a useful biomarker in an FSHD clinical trial, it should reliably detect changes over r... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Leo H. Wang, Dennis W. W. Shaw, Anna Faino, Christopher B. Budech, Leann M. Lewis, Jeffrey Statland, Katy Eichinger, Stephen J. Tapscott, Rabi N. Tawil and Seth D. Friedman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Patterns of pain location in music students: a cluster analysis
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cinzia Cruder, Marco Barbero, Emiliano Soldini and Nigel Gleeson Tags: Publisher Correction Source Type: research

Low muscle mass affect hip fracture treatment outcomes in older individuals: a single-institution case-control study
Although sarcopenia has been known as a risk factor for hip fracture, only a few reports have described the impact of muscle mass on hip fracture treatment outcomes. The current study aimed to investigate the ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hiroki Iida, Taisuke Seki, Yoshihito Sakai, Tsuyoshi Watanabe, Norimitsu Wakao, Hiroki Matsui and Shiro Imagama Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The importance of appropriate diagnostics in prosthetic joint infection: letter to the editor of BMC musculoskeletal disorders
Assessment of a new diagnostic test must be performed against an acceptable and validated standard to allow comparison with other studies. We are concerned that the adoption of lower diagnostic criteria in thi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Martin McNally, Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker, Ricardo Sousa, Bridget Atkins and Alex Soriano Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Invited reply to the letter to the editor by McNally et al., 2021
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Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christian Morgenstern, Nora Renz, Sabrina Cabric, Elena Maiolo, Carsten Perka and Andrej Trampuz Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

A case of Schnitzler ’s syndrome without monoclonal gammopathy successfully treated with canakinumab
Schnitzler ’s syndrome (SchS) is a rare autoinflammatory syndrome with diagnostic challenge and be characterized by chronic urticaria, a monoclonal gammopath, periodic fever and bone pain. In addition to the mo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuya Fujita, Tomoyuki Asano, Akira Sakai, Natsumi Norikawa, Toshiyuki Yamamoto, Haruki Matsumoto, Shuzo Sato, Jumpei Temmoku, Makiko Yashiro-Furuya, Naoki Matsuoka, Hiroshi Watanabe and Kiyoshi Migita Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Incidence and predictors of surgical site infection after distal femur fractures treated by open reduction and internal fixation: a prospective single ‐center study
There remain limited data on the epidemiological characteristics and related predictors of surgical site infection (SSI) after open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) for distal femur fractures (DFFs). We ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chao Zhu, Junzhe Zhang, Junyong Li, Kuo Zhao, Hongyu Meng, Yanbin Zhu and Yingze Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hypertension is associated with osteoporosis: a case-control study in Chinese postmenopausal women
Osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are age-related diseases. It is reported that patients with CVD have a higher risk of bone loss. This retrospective study sought to reveal the association between ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hao Chai, Jirong Ge, Li Li, Jianyang Li and Yunjin Ye Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The risk factors of postoperative delirium in patients with hip fracture: implication for clinical management
Delirium is a common complication of hip surgery patients. It is necessary to investigate the epidemiological characteristics and related risk factors of delirium after hip fracture surgery, to provide evidenc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Weifang Xu, Haiping Ma, Wang Li and Chen Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Characterization of hyaluronan-coated extracellular vesicles in synovial fluid of patients with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
Hyaluronic acid (HA) is the major extracellular matrix glycosaminoglycan with a reduced synovial fluid (SF) concentration in arthropathies. Cell-derived extracellular vesicles (EV) have also been proposed to c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anne-Mari Mustonen, Janne Capra, Kirsi Rilla, Petri Lehenkari, Sanna Oikari, Tommi K ääriäinen, Antti Joukainen, Heikki Kröger, Tommi Paakkonen, Johanna Matilainen and Petteri Nieminen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Physiotherapy utilisation and costs before lumbar spine surgery: a retrospective analysis of workers compensation claims in Australia
Understanding how much physiotherapy people receive before lumbar spine surgery could give insight into what people and clinicians consider an adequate trial of non-operative management. The aim of this study ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Joshua R. Zadro, Adriane M. Lewin, Priti Kharel, Justine Naylor, Christopher G. Maher and Ian A. Harris Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Major ceRNA regulation and key metabolic signature analysis of intervertebral disc degeneration
Intervertebral disc degeneration (IDD) is a complex multifactorial and irreversible pathological process. In IDD, multiple competing endogenous RNAs (ceRNA, including mRNA, lncRNA, and pseudogenes) can compete... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shuai Cao, Jie Li, Kai Yang and Haopeng Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of an occipito-cervico fusion with a new implant design: a biomechanical study
A novel implant for occipitocervical fusion consisting of a median plate with an additional hook inserting in the foramen magnum was tested. Aim of this study was to test the stability of a new implant for occ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Filippo Migliorini, Alice Baroncini, Yasser El Mansy, Valentin Quack, Andreas Prescher, Max Mischer, Johannes Greven, Markus Tingart and J örg Eschweiler Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnostic value of next-generation sequencing to detect periprosthetic joint infection
We herein compared the diagnostic value of next-generation sequencing (NGS), bacterial culture, and serological biomarkers to detect periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) after joint replacement. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Han Yin, Duliang Xu and Dawei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A mixed-methods survey to explore issues with virtual consultations for musculoskeletal care during the COVID-19 pandemic
To explore orthopaedic and musculoskeletal clinicians ’ views and experiences of legal, safety, safeguarding and security issues regarding the use of virtual consultations (VC) during the COVID-19 pandemic. A s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anthony W Gilbert, Gregory Booth, Tony Betts and Andy Goldberg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Plasma interleukin-21 levels and genetic variants are associated with susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory condition characterized by autoantibodies development and an elevated spectrum of pro-inflammatory cytokines. Previous reports highlighted a relationship bet... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Youguo Hao, Lijun Xie, Jing Xia, Zhen Liu, Baoxiu Yang and Minqin Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of a placebo response in patients with hand osteoarthritis: post-hoc analysis of two randomized controlled trials
Placebo can have a significant therapeutic effect in patients with hand osteoarthritis (OA). This aim of the study is to identify factors associated with a clinically meaningful placebo response in patients wi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 4, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jin Kyun Park, Se Han Ahn, Kichul Shin, Yun Jong Lee, Yeong Wook Song and Eun Bong Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Independent and sensitive gait parameters for objective evaluation in knee and hip osteoarthritis using wearable sensors
Although it is well-established that osteoarthritis (OA) impairs daily-life gait, objective gait assessments are not part of routine clinical evaluation. Wearable inertial sensors provide an easily accessible ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ramon J. Boekesteijn, Jos é M. H. Smolders, Vincent J. J. F. Busch, Alexander C. H. Geurts and Katrijn Smulders Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of Mulligan manual therapy over exercise on headache frequency, intensity and disability for patients with migraine, tension-type headache and cervicogenic headache – a protocol of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
Non - pharmacological management of migraine, tension-type headache (TTH), and cervicogenic headache (CGH) may include spinal manual therapy and exercise. Mulligan Manual Therapy (MMT) utilizes a protocol of h... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kiran Satpute, Nilima Bedekar and Toby Hall Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Three-year clinical and radiological results of a cruciate-retaining type of the knee prosthesis with anatomical geometry developed in Japan
The FINE total knee was developed in Japan and clinical use began in 2001. It has unique design features, including an oblique 3o femorotibial joint line that reproduces anatomical geometry. Although 20  years hav... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Arata Nakajima, Manabu Yamada, Masato Sonobe, Yorikazu Akatsu, Masahiko Saito, Keiichiro Yamamoto, Junya Saito, Masaki Norimoto, Keita Koyama, Hiroshi Takahashi, Yasuchika Aoki, Toru Suguro and Koichi Nakagawa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exercise-induced muscle damage: multi-parametric MRI quantitative assessment
To explore the value of magnetic resonance quantitative analysis using diffusion tensor imaging, T2 mapping, and intravoxel incoherent motion in the evaluation of eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage and t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 2, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaohong Lyu, Yue Gao, Qiang Liu, Heng Zhao, Huadong Zhou and Shinong Pan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of body mass index and range of motion on intraoperative change in pelvic tilt during total hip arthroplasty using the direct anterior approach
Intraoperative pelvic tilt changes that occurs during total hip arthroplasty (THA) in the supine position affects cup placement and sometimes causes malalignment. The relationship between body mass index (BMI)... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 2, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Masanori Okamoto, Masashi Kawasaki, Toshiaki Okura, Taisuke Seki and Shiro Imagama Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is open bone graft always necessary when treating aseptic subtrochanteric nonunion with a reamed intramedullary nail?
This study aimed to compare the radiological results between closed nailing without bone graft (BG) and open nailing with BG for aseptic subtrochanteric nonunion and to determine when an open procedure with BG... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 1, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Won Chul Shin, Jae Hoon Jang, Nam Hoon Moon and Se Bin Jun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical outcomes of transverse acetabular fractures and risk factors for poor outcomes
Transverse acetabular fractures, although classified as elementary, have worse outcomes than other types of acetabular fractures. Prognostic factors for this fracture type are not clearly established. This stu... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 1, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jae Hoon Jang, Nam Hoon Moon, Seung Joon Rhee, Seok Jin Jung and Tae Young Ahn Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validation of self-administered tests for screening for chronic pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain
Many women develop pelvic girdle pain (PGP) during pregnancy and about 10% have chronic pain several years after delivery. Self-administered pain provocation tests are one way to diagnose and evaluate this pai... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 1, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Monika Fagevik Ols én, Paulina Körnung, Sophie Kallin, Helen Elden, Gunilla Kjellby Wendt and Annelie Gutke Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Advancing frontiers in rheumatic and musculoskeletal imaging
In recent years, technological improvements allowed imaging modalities to become increasingly essential in achieving early and precise diagnoses in the field of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs). T... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Domenico Albano and Francesco Carubbi Tags: Editorial Source Type: research