Articles related toMusculoskeletal Medicine and Pain

Retrospective analysis of whole-body cryotherapy adverse effects in Division I collegiate athletes

Emily A. Kelly, BS; Nazilla Seyed Forootan, MD; Jake X. Checketts, DO; Austin Frank, MS, ATC; and Christopher L. Tangen, DO
This study aims to provide insight to any adverse effects that collegiate athletes experienced after utilizing whole-body cryotherapy to better utilize this therapeutic modality.
J Osteopath Med; 123(5): 249-257

Evaluating the underreporting of patient-reported outcomes in carpal tunnel syndrome randomized controlled trials

Chase Ladd, BS; Samuel M. Jacobsen, BS; Kelsey Snider, MM; Rigel Bacani, BA, BS; Cody Hillman, BS; Samuel Shepard, BS; Benjamin Heigle, BS; Ryan Ottwell, DO; Micah Hartwell, PhD; and Matt Vassar, PhD
The authors evaluate the reporting completeness of patient-reported outcomes within the literature concerning carpal tunnel syndrome utilizing the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials Patient-Reported Outcomes (CONSORT-PRO) extension.
J Osteopath Med; 123(6): 301-308

Structural abnormalities and osteopathic considerations in primary immunodeficiencies

Marija J. Rowane, DO; Meghan A. Callahan, BS; Jason E. Schend, DO; Michael P. Rowane, DO, MS, FAAFP, FAAO; and Robert W. Hostoffer, DO, LhD, MSMEd, FACOP, FAAP, FCCP, FACOI
In this case report, the authors describe the first concise osteopathic examination of an immunodeficient patient with a phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase regulatory subunit 1 (PIK3R1) mutation and provide a review of musculoskeletal abnormalities found in more common primary immunodeficiencies.
J Osteopath Med; 123(4): 195-199

Revisiting chronic low back pain: evidence that it is not non-specific

Clarence L. Nicodemus, DO, PhD; Alla Sikorskii, PhD; and Jessica Epstein, MS
The objective of this study is to show that chronic low back pain (CLBP) presents as a pattern of symptoms that actually represents the final common pathway for a dysfunctional lumbosacropelvic joint system. Rather than being “nonspecific,” the majority of CLBP has an underlying cause that is quite specific and predictable.
J Osteopath Med; 123(3): 143-149

Chronic exertional compartment syndrome in a patient with restrictive cardiomyopathy and portal hypertension

Christopher Lu, MD; Min Yoo, MD, MSCR; and Arthur J. De Luigi, DO, MHA
Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) is a condition that produces exercise-induced pain and swelling due to a transient increase in compartment pressures. We present a unique case of CECS in a patient without the traditional risk factors but rather diagnosed with cardiac cirrhosis and portal hypertension.
J Osteopath Med; 122(12): 631-634

Lower trapezius muscle function in people with and without shoulder and neck pain: a systematic review

Daniel M. Wang, BS; Crystal Li, BS, BA; Nicole Hatchard, BS; George C. Chang Chien, DO; and John Alm, DO
This systematic review analyzes those with a history of, or who are currently managing, shoulder or neck pain to indicate differences in measures of lower trapezius function when compared to subjects without that pain.
J Osteopath Med; 123(2): 73-89

Advancing care and research for traumatic brain injury: a roadmap

Julieanne P. Sees, DO, MBA, FAOAO, FAOA, FAAOS; Chanel Matney, PhD; and Katherine Bowman, PhD
This article will discuss the roadmap to help guide the field of traumatic brain injury (TBI) care and research, including key conclusions and recommendations for actions to advance progress over the next decade while embracing a comprehensive bio-psycho-socio-ecological model of TBI care.
J Osteopath Med; 123(1): 27-30

Pain and functional recovery from chronic low back pain over 12 months: implications for osteopathic medicine

John C. Licciardone, DO, MS, MBA; and Vishruti Pandya, MBBS, MHA, MSPH
This study aimed to measure the risk of recovery from chronic low back pain based on low back pain intensity and back-related functioning measures reported by participants within a pain research registry over 12 months of observation and to consider the implications for osteopathic medicine.
J Osteopath Med; 122(12): 623-630

Optimizing chronic pain management through patient engagement with quality of life measures: a randomized controlled trial

John C. Licciardone, DO, MS, MBA, FACPM; Hanna McDonald, MS; McKenna Yablon, MPH; Wayne Ngo, MS; Kimberly Ann Cunanan Garza, BS; and Subhash Aryal, PhD
The authors assess the value and utility of an eHealth intervention for patients with chronic low back pain that was primarily based on health-related quality of life measures and also measure the clinical outcomes associated with its use.
J Osteopath Med; 122(11): 571-580

The impact of self-efficacy on nonoperative treatment of atraumatic shoulder pain

Louis C. Grandizio, DO; Lisa J. Choe, MD; Lisa Follett, DO; Andrew Laychur, MD; and Amanda Young, MS
Atraumatic shoulder pain is frequently encountered in primary care and surgical clinics. With increased recognition of the biopsychosocial model, there has been an increased emphasis on identifying patient factors associated with less effective coping strategies such as pain catastrophizing. It remains uncertain what impact self-efficacy has on the response to nonoperative treatment of shoulder pain. The authors sought to determine the influence of patient coping strategies (self-efficacy) on the outcome of nonoperative treatment of atraumatic shoulder pain.
J Osteopath Med; 122(6): 297-302