Journal of

Musculoskeletal Disorders and TreatmentISSN: 2572-3243

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510066

Total Talar Extrusion with Medial Malleolar Fracture

Rajesh MB, Chamma R and Ranganathan A

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 30, 2019

Total extrusion of the talus with disruption of all the ligaments is called "missing talus". It is a rare injury, associated with severe soft tissue damage and/or fracture. It is a tri-articular dislocation involving talotibial dislocation from above, subtalar joint below and talonavicular joint anteriorly. We present a report of a patient treated with immediate reimplantation and K-wire stabilisation leading to a successful outcome. A 57-year-old tourist had a closed anterolateral extrusion of ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510065

Differences in Clinical Variables and Physical Activity Levels of Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis in Ibadan, Nigeria

Adesola C Odole, Ezinne C Ekediegwu and Mercy U Issa

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: March 20, 2019

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a major cause of disability worldwide and it often results in pain, decreased physical functioning and physical activity level. This study was aimed to investigate the Pain Intensity (PI), Physical Function (PF) and Physical Activity Level (PAL) of patients with knee OA and the difference in their PI and PF across the different physical activity levels (PALs). Participants who were more active reported lower PI and higher PF. No significant difference was found between PI ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510064

Effectiveness of Three Treatment Strategies on Quality of Life for Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain: A Multidisciplinary Approach as Key to Success

Eloy Ovando-Sanders, Lilia Patricia Bustamante-Montes, David Gustavo Rodriguez-Cisneros and Rafael Gonzalez-Alvarez

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 27, 2019

Low back pain (LBP) is one of the highest prevalence problems of public health. LBP affects up to 85% people worldwide. Somebody will be affected at less in one point of his life. LBP represent an enormous economic burden on society; its total cost includes: Direct medical costs, work absenteeism, insurance, lost production and disability benefits. Current treatments range from bed rest, physiotherapy, oral analgesic, muscle relaxants, injection of corticosteroids, local anesthetic, surgery, cel...

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