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 09, 2021
Shop with confidence
Have you checked out the MSK Shop? We’ve got quality masks in stock now; there’s also loads of gadgets, books, DVDs and other products to help you keep moving through life. Profits from the proceeds of all sales support our programs & services. Check out the range today.
March 30, 2022
Our reconciliation journey
We’re proud to have our first Reconciliation Action Plan approved by Reconciliation Australia. We’re looking forward to taking meaningful action within our sphere of influence to advance reconciliation within Australia.
March 30, 2022
Let’s get cooking
Check out these tasty, nutritious and easy to make recipes provided by volunteers – Kitty, a Master of Dietetics student and Lauren, a Registered Clinical Nutritionist.
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.