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Musculoskeletal Disorders and TreatmentISSN: 2572-3243

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510127

The Effect of Estrogen on Anterior Cruciate Ligament Structure and Function: A Systematic Review

Katherine M. Birt and Helen E. McCarthy

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: 2023/09/30

Scopus and PubMed search engines were selected to perform a series of searches in April and May 2022. An exclusion criterion was implemented, and each article was critically analysed. The Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) structure was utilised to outline how the literature selection was made....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510126

Neglected Radiocarpal Dislocations: Descriptive Note on Five Cases in Black Africa

Seydou Gnombena N’golo Koné, Hermann Victoire Feigoudozoui and Ulrich Florentin N’guena Yamalet

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: 2023/09/07

Patients were assessed for function at a minimum follow-up of 24 months. The total Quick DASH score was obtained using the formula: [(Sum) × 1.1] × 5/2. The mean Quick DASH score was 88.55 (extremes: 74.25 and 99). The mean modified Green and O'brien score was 96 (extremes: 80 and 100)....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510125

Application of Trimano Universal Manipulator in Clinical and Teaching of Shoulder Arthroscopy

Dongqiang Gu, Haoran Gu, Lei Chen and WeiLi

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: 2023/06/19

Orthopaedics is a subject with a wide variety of diseases and strong specialties, among which the sports medicine subspecialty is a rapidly developing specialty. In particular, the sports medicine department has been subdivided in the orthopedics department of the national super first-class comprehensive hospital, and on the basis of the sports medicine specialty, professional groups have been subdivided by location, and teaching tasks from various sources and at different levels have been under...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510124

Impacts and Attitudes of Posture on Daily Function, Disability, and Psychological Measures in College Students

Samuel T. Lauman, Cynthia Trowbridge, Meredith Decker-Hamm, Mark Ricard, David I. Anderson and Debi Iba

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: 2023/06/10

College students engage in large amounts of sedentary behavior which have been linked to adverse mental health outcomes. Poor postural habits due to the increase in this behavior, in conjunction with prolonged mobile phone usage, can lead to poor posture in these younger populations. As such, this study aims to identify how college-students feel about their posture, the prevalence of pain patterns, psychological status, and their knowledge of intervention options available....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510123

Platelet-Rich Plasma for Patellar Tendinopathy: A Comprehensive Review of Current Literature

Sara A. Naessig, BS, Christopher T. Eberlin, MD, Nathan J. Cherian, MD, Zachary L. LaPorte, BA*, Wendy M. Meek, BBA, Michael P. Kucharik, MD and Scott D. Martin, MD

Article Type: Narrative Review | First Published: 2023/06/07

Patellar tendinopathy is frequently seen among athletes, particularly those involved in sports that heavily utilize the extensor mechanisms of the leg (i.e., basketball and volleyball). Symptoms are commonly exacerbated by load-related activities (i.e., jumping) due to the storage and distribution of stress forces through the patellar tendon potentiating small tears....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510122

“SPIMON” A Wearable System for Real Time Spine Observation

Vasileios Syrimpeis, Emil Valchinov, Aris Dermitzakis and Nicolas Pallikarakis

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: 2023/05/31

Spinal deformities are referred to Scoliosis and Kyphosis-Lordosis following human race from birth, under the phenomenon of congenital anomalies, later as adolescent spinal deformities, till the last period of human life under the term of aging Spine....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510111

Musculoskeletal Disorders among Sugar Factory Workers in Jinja-Uganda: A Cross-Sectional Study

Aremu AB, Owino Alfred Odongo, Joseph J and Suleiman MA

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 24, 2022

Globally, musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) combined account for more than a fifth of the total years lived with disability. This condition affects workers alone and people across the life-course in all regions of the world. Despite this long-standing awareness, MSDs continue to be the main reason associated with people with a work-related illness. The aim of this study is to explore the prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among workers in sugar factories in Jinja-Uganda. This st...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510110

Does Open Reduction and Internal Fixation for Proximal Humeral Fractures Increase the Incidence of Osteonecrosis of the Humeral Head? A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Wei Li, Lei Chen, Dongqiang Gu and Shunxin Zhang

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 31, 2022

Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) for proximal humeral fractures is said to increase the incidence of osteonecrosis of humeral head. Fact or fiction? Therefore a systematic review was performed, searching multiple databases, online registers of randomized controlled trials (RCTs), and the proceedings of major meetings. All RCTs comparing the incidence of osteonecrosis of humeral head between ORIF and conservative treatment were identified. Two authors independently assessed methodologi...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510109

Muscle Care™ Pain Relief Therapy vs. Voltaren® in the Relief of Trapezius Trigger Point Musculoskeletal Pain: A Placebo Controlled, Randomized, Double-Blinded Controlled Trial

Jack M Goodman, PhD, Ryan T Sless MSc, MB BCh, BAO and Brett P Guist BHSc, MS, DC

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 10, 2022

Compare differences in pain pressure threshold (PPT) at an identified myofascial trigger point in the upper trapezius muscle amongst office workers after the application of various topic analgesic products. Participants were recruited from their workplaces and assigned to a treatment arm, with both participant and investigators blinded. Baseline measurements of participants’ PPT obtained, and VAS used to determine pain severity. One of 6 treatments was applied with reassessment of PPT 7 minute...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510108

Variations in Chronic Pain Intensity and Physical Function by Age and Sex for Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

Ezinne Ekediegwu, E.N.D Ekechukwu and Adesola Odole

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: January 24, 2022

Treatment-seeking behaviour, evaluation and management approach, as well as responsiveness to management by individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA) could be hampered by variations of common confounding (constant) factors of knee OA; age and sex. Studies that integrate age and sex variations in clinical factors such as pain intensity and physical function are limited. The aim of this study was to determine age and sex variations in pain intensity and physical function among individuals with kne...

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