Articles related toMusculoskeletal Medicine and Pain

Pelvic joint stiffness and fear of falling in patients over 75 years of age: a prospective cohort study of 100 patients

Chloe Laizeau, DO, MSc; Sebastien Jochmans, MD, MSc; and Sylvie Aufaure, MD
The main objective of this study was to assess whether there was an association between joint stiffness and fear of falling in patients over 75 years of age.
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Limb spasticity and telemedicine consultation for reconstructive surgery: patient perspectives of surgical assessment

Abigail Bardwell, DO; Christopher S. Crowe, MD; and Peter C. Rhee, DO, MS
The objective of this study was to characterize patient perceptions of telemedicine consultation for spasticity surgery and to determine its effectiveness for indicating reconstructive procedures.
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Superficial fascia displacement in cervical flexion: differentiating myofascial pain syndrome, a cross-sectional study

Valentin C. Dones, PhD; Mark Angel B. Serra, MOH; Lyle Patrick D. Tangcuangco, MSPT; and Vergel B. Orpilla, MSPT
This study is focused on the role of superficial fascial displacement in identifying people with myofascial pain syndrome during neck bending.
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Use of person-centered language in obesity-related publications across sports medicine journals: a systematic review of adherence to person-centered language guidelines in sports medicine

Jason Webb, BA; Kaylee Mach, BS; Trey Gooch, BS; Arjun Reddy, BS; Michael Anderson, DO; Jeremy Scott, DO; Jake Checketts, DO; Lance Walker, DO; and Micah Hartwell, PhD
The authors' primary objective was to determine if person-centered language guidelines specific to obesity have been properly followed in the top 10 sports medicine journals.
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The association of folate deficiency with clinical and radiological severity of knee osteoarthritis

Majid Abedi, MD; Hasan Mollashahi Javan, MD; Asal Khosravi, MD; Reza Rohani, MD; and Ghasem Mohammadsharifi, MD
This study aimed to assess the association of folate deficiency with the clinical and radiological severity of knee osteoarthritis.
J Osteopath Med; 124(5): 213-218

Effect of osteopathic manipulative treatment and Bio-Electro-Magnetic Energy Regulation (BEMER) therapy on generalized musculoskeletal neck pain in adults

Genevieve M. Palmer, BS; Nicholas Dominick, DO, PharmD; Melissa Kane, DO, MBS; Sawyer Bawek, DO; Blake Burch, DO, PharmD; Taylor Sanders, MS; Davong Phrathep, MS; Nicole Myers, DO, MS; and Santiago Lorenzo, PhD, MS, MS
The objectives of this study are to investigate the individual and combined effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment and Bio-Electro-Magnetic Energy Regulation (BEMER) therapy on neck pain in adults.
J Osteopath Med; 124(4): 153-161

Increased circulating microRNA-21 level as a potential indicator for predicting a higher risk of incident fragility fractures

Zhen-Xing Si, MD; Shi-Feng Zhou, MD; Zi-Long Shen, MD; and Jing-Long Yan, MD
The authors aimed to investigate the association between miR-21 levels and the presence of fragility fractures.
J Osteopath Med; 124(3): 121-125

Social determinants of health in patients with arthritis: a cross-sectional analysis of the 2017 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Jason Webb, BA; Ryan Emmert, BS; Arjun Reddy, BS; Nicholas B. Sajjadi, DO; Ben Greiner, DO; Natasha Bray, DO; and Micah Hartwell, PhD
The authors' primary objective was to analyze the implications of social determinants of health on disease severity relating to pain levels and limitations experienced among people with diagnosed arthritis.
J Osteopath Med; 124(2): 69-75

Association between steroid use and concussions among high school athletes: a cross-sectional analysis of the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System

Kennedy Sherman, MHA; Phillip Tyree, BS; Alicia Ito Ford, PhD; Anna Mazur, PhD; Douglas Nolan, DO; and Micah Hartwell, PhD
This study aims to investigate steroid use trends in high school athletes and to determine whether there is an association between steroid use and concussions in these athletes.
J Osteopath Med; 124(1): 27-34

Ultrasound-guided injection through the rotator cuff interval: a clinical perspective of one institution’s results and description of technique

Nahum M. Beard, MD, CAQSM; Luke Beggs, PhD, MD; William G. Murphy, MD; Margaret Knack, RN, BSN, MS, CCRP; Owen Golden, MS, ATC; and William Ross, MD
The purpose of this study was to present a standardized technique of ultrasound-guided injection into the glenohumeral joint utilizing the rotator cuff interval in magnetic resonance imaging arthrography and to report one medical group’s experience with the technique.
J Osteopath Med; 123(12): 571-576