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Millions of Australians live with arthritis, back pain, osteoporosis, gout and other musculoskeletal conditions. We’re here to help.
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Osteoarthritis
osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage inside a joint breaks down causing pain and stiffness.

Rheumatoid arthritis
rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition that causes joint pain and inflammation.

Back Pain

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

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

Polymyalgia rheumatica causes muscle pain and stiffness, particularly affecting your neck, shoulders and thighs.

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of inflammatory arthritis that mainly affects the joints in your back but can also affect other joints.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia causes widespread pain and tenderness throughout your body, often accompanied by fatigue.

Juvenile Arthritis

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is a group of inflammatory joint conditions that affect children and teens under the age of 16.

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December 5, 2018

Koadlow Lecture 2018

Watch the recording of our 2018 community lecture as Lorimer Moseley explain why, when pain persists, your body learns pain and becomes over protected. The good news is you can use proven strategies to retrain your pain system. Find out more.


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December 04, 2018

Help our Help Line

We need to raise $95,000 before Christmas to keep the MSK Help Line open next year. Without the Help Line, thousands of Australians could be left alone to manage their painful and debilitating condition. Please help with a donation today.


November 28, 2018

We’re only a call away!

Our nurses and volunteers are here Monday-Friday (9am-5pm) to take your calls. If you need help managing musculoskeletal condition, and/or navigating the health system, contact our MSK Help Line on 1800 263 265 or email helpline@msk.org.au … Contact us



ADDRESS

263 Kooyong Rd,
Elsternwick, VIC 3185


EMAIL

info@msk.org.au


PHONE

Ph. 03 8531 8000
Ph. 1800 263 265


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Mon – Fri, 09:00 – 17:00
Closed on Weekends




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.

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