Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage inside a joint breaks down causing pain and stiffness.
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition that causes joint pain and inflammation.
Back pain is a common issue for many Australians, and is rarely the result of a serious condition or damage to your spine.
Osteoporosis causes your bones to become weak and lose their strength, making them break more easily than normal bones.
Gout is caused by too much uric acid in your bloodstream, resulting in extreme pain and swelling, most commonly in your big toe.
Polymyalgia rheumatica causes muscle pain and stiffness, particularly affecting your neck, shoulders and thighs.
Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of inflammatory arthritis that mainly affects the joints in your back but can also affect other joints.
Fibromyalgia causes widespread pain and tenderness throughout your body, often accompanied by fatigue.
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is a group of inflammatory joint conditions that affect children and teens under the age of 16.
November 11, 2019
A hip replacement at 12!
Thalia was just a baby when she was diagnosed with osteoarthritis. “I’m 14 years old and have lived with severe OA since I was 10 months old. By the time I was eight I had the hip of a 75 year old.” You can help us to help other young people like Thalia by donating today.
April 04, 2019
Travel, dining, shopping…
Entertainment Memberships are here! Packed with amazing offers for activities, attractions and tasty treats, there are thousands of experiences you can enjoy while raising funds to help us get information and resources to educate teachers about juvenile arthritis. Get your copy today!
February 6, 2019
We’re so excited to announce that we’ve received funding from the Australian Government through Sport Australia, as part of the Move it Aus – Better Ageing program, to help older Australians become more active through Neighbourhood Houses.
Musculoskeletal Australia (or MSK) is the consumer organisation working with, and advocating on behalf of, people with arthritis, osteoporosis, back pain, gout and over 150 other musculoskeletal conditions.