Integrative Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Integrative Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Integrative Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (IJOT) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal contributing towards improvement of quality of orthopaedic health care. The Journal has a broad scope covering all zones of trauma, surgery, patho-physiology of the musculoskeletal system, Arthroplasty, Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Spine and Spinal deformities, Paediatric orthopaedics, limb reconstruction procedures, hand surgery, and orthopaedic oncology. IJOT publishes interesting and informative reviews on any topic connected with Orthopaedics, and considers any original research contribution that advocates change in, or illuminates, Orthopaedic clinical practice.

The Journal is supported by an international editorial board consisting of a distinguished team of Orthopaedicians. IJOT aims at rapid publication of high quality results in Orthopaedic research while maintaining rigorous peer-review process.

All the types of articles like Research paper, Case Report, Short research communication, Review, Hypothesis, Method and protocol, new instruments and regimens, Letter to the editor are accepted. With a large international editorial board of experts who are leaders in their fields, IJOT aims at delivering the best communication on the fast moving, and continually evolving, orthopaedic health care.

Papers are accepted on a worldwide basis. IJOT welcomes direct submissions of manuscripts from authors.

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Open Access Policy: This journal is an open access journal which provides immediate, worldwide, boundary free access to the full content of every distributed article without charging readers or their institutions for access. Readers are given authorization to read, circulate, copy, print, download, search, or link to the full texts of all articles in IJOT.

Editorial Board

Our Esteemed Editorial Board Members

Prof. James C. Wang, DPM

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine,
University of Southern California,

Massimiliano VISOCCHI

Associate Professor,
Institute of Neurosurgery,
Catholic University of Rome,

Dr. Binu Sasidharan

Department of Orthopaedics,
NMC Specialty Hospital,
Abu Dhabi,

Pengcheng Liu

Research Scholar on Orthopaedic pathology,
Brown University, Providence,

Vincenzo Grassia DDS, MS Ortho, PhD

Multidisciplinary Department of Medical-Surgical and Dental Specialties,
School of Medicine and Surgery,
University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples,

Po-Tsun Chen

Assistant Professor,
Department of Physical Therapy,
Tzu Chi University,

Dr. Sophia Charitou

Department of Physical Education and Sport Science,
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens,


Professional Master of Science in Athletic Training Program,
Marshall University,
Huntington, West Virginia,

Aziz Nather

Associate Professor,
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,
National University of Singapore ,

Ash Khurana

Consultant Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon,
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board,
Royal Gwent Hospital,

Dewei Wang

Orthopaedic Surgeon and Deputy Director of institute of orthopaedics,
Fifth Hospital of Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng,

Md. Monoarul Haque

Director, Bangladesh Stroke Association (BSA),
New Eskaton, Dhaka,

Dr. Tamer M. Shousha

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, College of Health Sciences,
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Sharjah, Sharjah,

Gary Mcilvain, EdD, LAT/ATC

Associate Professor,
School of Kinesiology,
Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia,

Dr. Kannan Priya

Assistant Professor,
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University,
Hong Kong

Dr.Fatma A. Hegazy

Associate Professor,
Department of Physical Therapy,
Faculty of Health Sciences,
University of Sharjah,

Carol M. Ciotto,

Associate Professor,
Physical Education and Human Performance,
Central Connecticut State University,|

Tyler M. Farney

Assistant Professor,
Department of Health & Kinesiology,
Texas A&M University – Kingsville,

Dr. Ion Codreanu

Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging,
Nicolae Testemiţanu State University of Medicine and Pharmacy,
Republic of Moldova

Dr. Tobias Stephan Kaeding, M.A., M.Sc.

Head of Health & Safety Department,

Dr. George Paraskevas, MD, PhD

Orthopedic Surgeon,
Associate Professor of Anatomy,
Faculty of Medicine,
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,

Paul S. Sung, PT, PhD., DHSc.

Associate Professor,
Department of Physical Therapy,
Central Michigan University, Michigan,

Maria da Lapa Rosado

Department of Physical Therapy,
School of Health of Alcoitão: Alcabideche, Lisbon,

Prof. Hitoshi Takei PT, PhD, OMPT, FMT, GPTH.O.I

Department of Physical Therapy,
Tokyo Metropolitan University,

Published Articles

Functional Assessment for Decision-Making Regarding Return to Sports Following ACL Reconstruction: A Comparison of Football Players with Normative Data

Fischer F, Gföller P, Hoser C, Gatterer H, Raschner C, Fink C

Research Article – Integr J Orthop Traumatol

DOI: 10.31038/IJOT.2018102

The Leg Length Discrepancies: Clinical and Radiographic Criteria for Evaluation

Luigi Molfetta, Andrea Casabella, Augusto Palermo, De Ponte Conti B

Review Article – Integr J Orthop Traumatol

DOI: 10.31038/IJOT.2018101

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