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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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Arthritis

Millions of Australians live with arthritis. It’s a general term for over 150 conditions that affect muscles, bones and/or joints causing pain and stiffness.

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.

Rob Anderson, CEO, Musculoskeletal Australia

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Welcome! And thanks for stopping by the new Musculoskeletal Australia website. At MSK we provide information, education and support services to empower people living with arthritis, back pain, osteoporosis and 150+ musculoskeletal conditions so that they can live well and get the most out of life. Meet our team and find out how they can help you today.


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July 10, 2018

There’s still time to donate!

Your generosity will go a long way to ensure that the MSK Help Line can continue to provide support and information to those that need it most. The tax deadline has been and gone, but you can still donate – just don’t forget to store your receipt away for next year!. … Donate today


July 05, 2018

We’re so excited…

and we just can’t hide it! Fifty years ago Les, Alice and Mollie started the Rheumatism and Arthritis Association of Victoria – and we’re still going strong today. Thanks to all our supporters who’ve been on this journey with us – we wouldn’t be here without you … Read more


June 28, 2018

We’re only a phone call away!

Our nurses and volunteers are here Monday-Friday to take your call. If you need help managing your condition, contact our MSK Help Line on 1800 263 265 … Contact us



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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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