MSK Kids


Let’s face it, most people think only old people get arthritis, or some may know that it can affect working age people. But kids?? Very few people know that. This can make you feel very alone.

So it’s great when you can connect with a community of people who know exactly what you and your family are going through.
We have several ways for you to connect with other families:


Follow our MSK Kids Facebook page and stay up-to-date with all the latest news and articles about juvenile arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions affecting children.

If there’s a story you’d like us to share, please contact our MSK Kids Program Manager Buffy Squires. We’d love to hear from you.


Subscribe to our eNewsletter “Rheum to Grow” to keep in the loop about research, events, new resources and everything that’s going on at MSK Kids. Our eNewsletters come out approximately every 6 weeks and are emailed directly to your inbox.

Simply fill in the form below and you’re in!

Peer support

Take a look at our latest MSK Kids Webinar, we held on Wednesday 19 August.  Our presenter Paediatric Rheumatologist Dr. Navid Adib, spoke about ‘Medical Support for Arthritis Along the Age Spectrum’.

Join us for our first MSK Kids parent support and chat group catch up! Log on and connect with other families who know what it’s like to be caring for a child with juvenile arthritis or another musculoskeletal condition. Gain tips, share support, ask for advice. We know what it’s like and we’re here to help!
Wednesday Sep 2nd at 7pm. Please email to receive the Zoom details.

Contact Buffy for info and to stay up-to-date with the latest on our MSK Kids events.

Watch the video from the virtual parent’s evening we held on 21 April 2020. Our presenter was psychologist Megan Davis, who spoke on how we can encourage good mental health in children with a chronic musculoskeletal condition,

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