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Musculoskeletal Australia

Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK) is a consumer organisation working with, and advocating on behalf of, people with arthritis, osteoporosis, back pain, gout and over 150 other conditions. As a charity MSK represents over 7 million Australian living with musculoskeletal conditions.

The work MSK does is actively supported by people with arthritis, osteoporosis, back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions, as well as our members, volunteers, health professionals, peer support groups, corporate and research partners.

They work collaboratively with these diverse groups of people to deliver evidence-based research, education, information, advocacy, policy and support services.

Vision and mission

MSK's mission is to ensure the quality of life of people who have, or are at risk of developing musculoskeletal conditions is improved.

How Musculoskeletal Australia can help

MSK supports people for better musculoskeletal health.

They can help you:

  • with information on arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions, and commonly prescribed treatments
  • speak to a trained nurse about your experience
  • find your way through the complex health, disability and social services systems
  • find community resources in your area.

Information / help lines

  • Call MSK help line 1800 263 265 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm AEST for support.

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Last reviewed: June 2020

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Reactive Arthritis — Causes & Diagnosis | MSK Australia

Do you have Reactive Arthritis? Find out more about your musculoskeletal condition, how to manage, and where to find support. Call us today on 1800 263 265

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Bursitis - Diagnosis, Symptoms, & Treatment | MSK Australia

Do you have bursitis? Find out about the causes, how you can manage your musculoskeletal condition, where to find support & how MSK can help you.

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Sjogren's Syndrome — Causes, Symptoms, & More | MSK Australia

Do you have Sjogren’s syndrome? Find out more about your musculoskeletal condition, where to find support & how MSK can help you. Call us: 1800 263 265

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Your inner voice - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

Find out how paying attention to your inner voice and changing negative thoughts to be more positive can help you deal with your pain more effectively.

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Information - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

Knowing as much as possible about your musculoskeletal condition means you can make informed decisions and play an active role managing your health.

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Support - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

Find out how the support of your family, friends and those around you can help you cope better with your pain and musculoskeletal condition.

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Pain – persistent, chronic, always there - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

For many of us our pain is always there. Pain is invisible, it hurts and it’s exhausting. So we look at some ways you can manage your pain in iso.

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Make driving more comfortable - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

Driving can be painful and exhausting if you have arthritis or a musculoskeletal condition, but there are things you can do to improve this. Find out more.

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Masks and COVID-19 - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

There’s a lot of information and misinformation about wearing masks for protection against COVID-19. We provide you with the facts so you can make an informed decision,

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Aids and equipment - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

Want to reduce pain and stress on your muscles and joints, save energy and make life easier? Find out how aids, gadgets and other equipment can help.

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