Journal of Orthopedic and Spine Trauma

Published by: Kowsar

Journal Scope

The Journal of Orthopedics and Spine Trauma JOST is a peer-reviewed journal that focuses on musculoskeletal trauma including bone, joint, soft tissue and spine trauma. The journal aims to enlighten medical aspects of orthopedic trauma, biomechanics of fractures and fixation tools, diagnostic tools and surgical techniques of orthopedic and spine trauma with special considerations in developing world. The challenges of orthopedic trauma seem to be different in developing countries compared to developed countries. The journal is devoted to orthopedic practitioner and other health professionals involved in the care of patients with orthopedic and associated traumatic conditions, especially those who are practicing orthopedic and spine trauma in developing countries.


The JOST publishes a wide spectrum of original articles from primary research on practice, education, health economics and management issues. There are also several supporting sections including literature reviews, case reports, letters to the editor and editorials that shed additional perspectives on papers published in the journal and matters affecting orthopedic and spine trauma practice in developing world.


The editorial team encourages and supports contributions from both experienced and first time authors. In keeping with the journal's aims and scope, short papers are invited from clinical staff, educators and students.


JOST is proud to be affiliated with Persian Orthopedic Trauma Association (POTA) and Joint Reconstruction Research Center (JRRC) at Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS).


Papers should be prepared in keeping with the journal's style (Guide for Authors can be found at and should help the orthopedic and trauma practitioner to develop and maintain their own skills and knowledge and help to transform delivery of quality care for patients elsewhere in the world. In addition, authors can use such papers to make the most of international networks by sharing their work, thoughts and ideas. The editors are keen to support new writers in preparing material and anyone in need of assistance is welcome to contact them in person at