Journal of

Musculoskeletal Disorders and TreatmentISSN: 2572-3243


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510041

The Short-Term Effects of a Single Lecture on Undergraduate Physiotherapy Students' Understanding Regarding Pain Neurophysiology: A Prospective Case Series

Koya Mine, Sam Gilbert, Junko Tsuchiya and Takashi Nakayama

Article Type: RESEARCH ARTICLE | First Published: September 11, 2017

78 third-year students from the Tokyo University of Technology participated in this study. An 80-minute one-off lecture regarding pain neurophysiology was delivered. Understanding of pain neurophysiology was assessed through a Japanese version of Neurophysiology of Pain Questionnaire (NPQ), immediately before, after, and one month after the lecture....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510040

Intramedullary Gas not Related to Infection

Marian Vives Barquiel , Jose Roberto Ballesteros Betancourt, Raquel Garcia Tarrino, Manel LLusa, Guillem Claret, Xavier Tomas Batlle, Borja Garcia Torres, Guillem Navarro, Jose Estrada and Alex Soriano

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 31, 2017

The presence of gas in joints or soft tissues is usually indicative of infectious pathology or degenerative diseases. However, the presence of gas inside the medullary canal in the diaphysis of long bones is an uncommon condition, and it is often associated with fractures or previous surgeries....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510039

Iron Determination in Whole Blood Samples of Dystrophic Mouse Strains Using X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry

Sabrina Metairon, Cibele B Zamboni, Dalton Nogueira da Silva Giovanni, Miriam F Suzuki, Carlos R Bueno Jr and Marcia de Almeida Rizzutto

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 26, 2017

Several diseases can be monitored by assessing the variation of specific ion concentration in body fluids. This study proposes an alternative analysis, based on the X-ray fluorescence spectrometry technique, for the investigation of iron (Fe concentration determination) in whole blood of the dystrophic animal models....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510038

Survey of Pain Therapies in Marfan Syndrome

Traci J Speed, Matthew Hand, Paul D Sponseller, Kayode A Williams and Claudia M Campbell

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 05, 2017

Pain in Marfan syndrome is common, although frequently under diagnosed and undertreated. Few studies have investigated the treatment of pain symptoms in Marfan syndrome and no study has reported on the use of opioid therapy in this patient population. This study aims to characterize the use of pain treatment interventions, including opioid use in individuals with Marfan syndrome....

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