Published on in Vol 22 , No 6 (2020) :June

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
The Effectiveness of Digital Health Interventions in the Management of Musculoskeletal Conditions: Systematic Literature Review

The Effectiveness of Digital Health Interventions in the Management of Musculoskeletal Conditions: Systematic Literature Review

The Effectiveness of Digital Health Interventions in the Management of Musculoskeletal Conditions: Systematic Literature Review


  1. Calixte R, Rivera A, Oridota O, Beauchamp W, Camacho-Rivera M. Social and Demographic Patterns of Health-Related Internet Use Among Adults in the United States: A Secondary Data Analysis of the Health Information National Trends Survey. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020;17(18):6856 View
  2. Zilincikova M, Stofkova J, Kliestik T. Impact of COVID 19 on the provision of services by public administration. SHS Web of Conferences 2021;92:01059 View
  3. Odake Y, Fukutani N, Shimoura K, Morino T, Matsumura N, Qian N, Shinohara Y, Mukaiyama K, Nagai-Tanima M, Aoyama T. Factors for reducing monetary loss due to presenteeism using a tailored healthcare web-application among office workers with chronic neck pain: a single-arm pre-post comparison study. Environmental and Occupational Health Practice 2021;3(1):n/a View
  4. Hodges P, Hall L, Setchell J, French S, Kasza J, Bennell K, Hunter D, Vicenzino B, Crofts S, Dickson C, Ferreira M. Effect of a Consumer-Focused Website for Low Back Pain on Health Literacy, Treatment Choices, and Clinical Outcomes: Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2021;23(6):e27860 View
  5. Scotti Requena S, Sterling M, Elphinston R, Ritchie C, Robins S, R Armfield N. Development and use of mobile messaging for individuals with musculoskeletal pain conditions: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open 2021;11(7):e048964 View
  6. Anan T, Kajiki S, Oka H, Fujii T, Kawamata K, Mori K, Matsudaira K. Effects of an Artificial Intelligence–Assisted Health Program on Workers With Neck/Shoulder Pain/Stiffness and Low Back Pain: Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2021;9(9):e27535 View
  7. Hewitt R, Ploszajski M, Purcell C, Pattinson R, Jones B, Wren G, Hughes O, Ridd M, Thompson A, Bundy C. A mixed methods systematic review of digital interventions to support the psychological health and well-being of people living with dermatological conditions. Frontiers in Medicine 2022;9 View
  8. Hartley S, Ryad H, Yeowell G. Future-proofing the Profession: Physiotherapists’ perceptions of their current and emerging role. Physiotherapy 2023;119:72 View
  9. Saragiotto B, Sandal L, Hartvigsen J. Can you be a manual therapist without using your hands?. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022;30(1) View
  10. Itoh N, Mishima H, Yoshida Y, Yoshida M, Oka H, Matsudaira K. Evaluation of the Effect of Patient Education and Strengthening Exercise Therapy Using a Mobile Messaging App on Work Productivity in Japanese Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: Open-Label, Randomized, Parallel-Group Trial. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2022;10(5):e35867 View
  11. Lewkowicz D, Slosarek T, Wernicke S, Winne A, Wohlbrandt A, Bottinger E. Digital Therapeutic Care and Decision Support Interventions for People With Low Back Pain: Systematic Review. JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies 2021;8(4):e26612 View
  12. Merolli M, Francis J, Vallance P, Bennell K, Malliaras P, Hinman R. Patient-Facing Mobile Apps to Support Physiotherapy Care: Protocol for a Systematic Review of Apps Within App Stores. JMIR Research Protocols 2021;10(12):e29047 View
  13. Meheli S, Sinha C, Kadaba M. Understanding People With Chronic Pain Who Use a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy–Based Artificial Intelligence Mental Health App (Wysa): Mixed Methods Retrospective Observational Study. JMIR Human Factors 2022;9(2):e35671 View
  14. Leo A, Schuelke M, Hunt D, Metzler J, Miller J, Areán P, Armbrecht M, Cheng A. A Digital Mental Health Intervention in an Orthopedic Setting for Patients With Symptoms of Depression and/or Anxiety: Feasibility Prospective Cohort Study. JMIR Formative Research 2022;6(2):e34889 View
  15. Joseph K, Dagfinrud H, Hagen K, Nordén K, Fongen C, Wold O, Hinman R, Nelligan R, Bennell K, Tveter A. The AktiWeb study: feasibility of a web-based exercise program delivered by a patient organisation to patients with hip and/or knee osteoarthritis. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022;8(1) View
  16. Valentijn P, Tymchenko L, Jacobson T, Kromann J, Biermann C, AlMoslemany M, Arends R. Digital Health Interventions for Musculoskeletal Pain Conditions: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2022;24(9):e37869 View
  17. Erskine K, Healey M. Conversations that count: Lessons from evaluating a men’s digital mental health response during COVID-19. Evaluation Journal of Australasia 2022;22(1):18 View
  18. Day S, Shah V, Kaganoff S, Powelson S, Mathews S. Assessing the Clinical Robustness of Digital Health Startups: Cross-sectional Observational Analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2022;24(6):e37677 View
  19. Teepe G, Kowatsch T, Hans F, Benning L. Preliminary Use and Outcome Data of a Digital Home Exercise Program for Back, Hip, and Knee Pain: Retrospective Observational Study With a Time Series and Matched Analysis. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2022;10(12):e38649 View
  20. Jeong Y, Kwon D, Kim S, Özçakar L, Kwak S. A Novel App for Assessing the Caregivers’ Physical Activity: A Pilot/Feasibility Study. Clinical Nursing Research 2023;32(3):463 View
  21. Merolli M, Gray K, Choo D, Lawford B, Hinman R. Use, and acceptability, of digital health technologies in musculoskeletal physical therapy: A survey of physical therapists and patients. Musculoskeletal Care 2022;20(3):641 View
  22. Ibrahim M, Mohamed Yusoff H, Abu Bakar Y, Thwe Aung M, Abas M, Ramli R. Digital health for quality healthcare: A systematic mapping of review studies. DIGITAL HEALTH 2022;8:205520762210858 View
  23. Magee M, Gholamrezaei A, McNeilage A, Sim A, Dwyer L, Ferreira M, Darnall B, Glare P, Ashton-James C. A Digital Video and Text Messaging Intervention to Support People With Chronic Pain During Opioid Tapering: Content Development Using Co-design. JMIR Formative Research 2022;6(11):e40507 View
  24. Hong M, Topete M, Yang M, Bailey J. Effects of a Digital Musculoskeletal Acute Care Program on Chronic Pain Prevention: An Observational Study with Nonparticipant Comparison Group. Journal of Pain Research 2022;Volume 15:3605 View
  25. Thompson D, Rattu S, Tower J, Egerton T, Francis J, Merolli M. Mobile app use to support therapeutic exercise for musculoskeletal pain conditions may help improve pain intensity and self-reported physical function: a systematic review. Journal of Physiotherapy 2023;69(1):23 View
  26. Lewkowicz D, Wohlbrandt A, Bottinger E. Digital Therapeutic Care Apps With Decision-Support Interventions for People With Low Back Pain in Germany: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2022;10(2):e35042 View
  27. Whitehead L, Talevski J, Fatehi F, Beauchamp A. Barriers to and Facilitators of Digital Health Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations: Qualitative Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2023;25:e42719 View
  28. Gruner M, Hogaboom N, Hasley I, Hoffman J, Gonzalez-Carta K, Cheville A, Li Z, Sellon J. Prospective, Single-blind, Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effectiveness of a Digital Exercise Therapy Application Compared With Conventional Physical Therapy for the Treatment of Nonoperative Knee Conditions. Archives of Rehabilitation Research and Clinical Translation 2021;3(4):100151 View
  29. Weise H, Zenner B, Schmiedchen B, Benning L, Bulitta M, Schmitz D, Weise K. The Effect of an App-Based Home Exercise Program on Self-reported Pain Intensity in Unspecific and Degenerative Back Pain: Pragmatic Open-label Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2022;24(10):e41899 View
  30. Fundoiano-Hershcovitz Y, Horwitz D, Tawil C, Cohen O, Goldstein P. The two-stage therapeutic effect of posture biofeedback training on back pain and the associated mechanism: A retrospective cohort study. Frontiers in Physiology 2022;13 View
  31. Vieira L, de Andrade M, Sato T. Telerehabilitation for musculoskeletal pain – An overview of systematic reviews. DIGITAL HEALTH 2023;9:205520762311642 View
  32. Fatoye F, Gebrye T, Mbada C, Useh U. Economic evaluations of digital health interventions for the management of musculoskeletal disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis (Preprint). Journal of Medical Internet Research 2022 View
  33. Hasan F, Mudey A, Joshi A. Role of Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Musculoskeletal Pain: A Scoping Review. Cureus 2023 View
  34. Perrin Franck C, Babington-Ashaye A, Dietrich D, Bediang G, Veltsos P, Gupta P, Juech C, Kadam R, Collin M, Setian L, Serrano Pons J, Kwankam S, Garrette B, Barbe S, Bagayoko C, Mehl G, Lovis C, Geissbuhler A. iCHECK-DH: Guidelines and Checklist for the Reporting on Digital Health Implementations. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2023;25:e46694 View
  35. Cargnin Z, Schneider D, Rosa-Junior J. Autocuidado digital en el manejo de los trastornos musculoesqueléticos de columna: revisión sistemática y metanálisis. Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem 2023;31 View
  36. Cargnin Z, Schneider D, Rosa-Junior J. Autocuidado digital no manejo de distúrbios musculoesqueléticos de coluna: revisão sistemática e metanálise. Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem 2023;31 View
  37. Cargnin Z, Schneider D, Rosa-Junior J. Digital self-care in the management of spine musculoskeletal disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem 2023;31 View
  38. Davergne T, Meidinger P, Dechertres A, Gossec L. The effectiveness of digital applications providing personalized exercise videos: a systematic review with meta-analysis (Preprint). Journal of Medical Internet Research 2022 View

Books/Policy Documents

  1. Barrera-Vázquez O, Rivero-Segura N, Gomez-Verjan J. Principles of Genetics and Molecular Epidemiology. View