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)....
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...
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....
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....
“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....
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...
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...
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...