Journal of

Musculoskeletal Disorders and TreatmentISSN: 2572-3243

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510068

Management Strategies in Chronic Lumbar Facet Joint Syndrome - A Review of Literature

Rajesh MB, Chamma R and Ranganathan A

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: August 26, 2019

Acute low back pain is a common cause of pain in majority of adult population. Most experience an acute episode at some stage. It is causes disability in both young and middle-aged individuals and prevalent in 4-33% of the population. Facet joint pain contributes to a significant proportion of this prevalence. Here in this review, we present, the background, current treatment and evidence on the management of facet joint arthritis. Goldthwait, in 1911, was the first to suggest that facet joint c...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510067

Wartime Orthopedic Surgical Judgment

Ismet Gavrankapetanovic and Adnan Papovic

Article Type: Short Note | First Published: May 29, 2019

Orthopedic surgical judgment and a decision-making process in peace is a topic that has been discussed and written about for decades, but the wartime surgical judgment is something that cannot be predicted or prepared for. There is no wartime surgery class in any medical school worldwide that can prepare a surgeon for his/her work under a wartime environment applying all of their knowledge, skill and effort to achieve the best possible result for a patient. With this short note, authors would li...

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