Journal of

Musculoskeletal Disorders and TreatmentISSN: 2572-3243


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510089

Musculoskeletal Pain and Postural Abnormalities among Smartphone-Using Digital Natives

Adesola C Odole, Dorcas A Olutoge, Oluwagbohunmi Awosoga, Chidozie E Mbada, Clara Fatoye, Olufemi O Oyewole, Ruth I Oladele, Francis A Fatoye and Aderonke O Akinpelu

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: December 16, 2020

The younger generations are labeled “digital native” among whom smartphone penetration and adoption is high. However, the health consequences of intense utilization of smartphones as a contributor to the increasing prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in young adults are less explored. This study investigated patterns of musculoskeletal pain, postural abnormalities, and smartphone usage among undergraduate university students. Four hundred (200 males and 200 females) two-staged sampled un...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510088

Sciatic Nerve Entrapment due to Fibrous Adhesion in the Deep Gluteal Space: Proposed Clinical Diagnostic Criteria and Therapy Using Manual Adhesion Release®

William Brady

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: November 27, 2020

Sciatic nerve entrapment due to fibrous adhesion (SNE-A) in the deep gluteal space is an under diagnosed entity that is responsible for a portion of low back pain (LBP) cases. This case series aimed to (1) Propose new clinical diagnostic criteria, (2) Determine the frequency of SNE-A among a population with LBP, and (3) Assess clinical outcomes after manual therapy for SNE-A. De-identified patient records were obtained from four United States-based clinics. All patients presenting with a chief c...

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