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Musculoskeletal Australia

Musculoskeletal Australia (formerly MOVE) is a national charity dedicated to improve the quality of life of people with, or at risk of developing, musculoskeletal conditions.

The work Musculoskeletal Australia 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.

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Last reviewed: July 2018

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Stress and pain management - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

Stress is a part of life, but constant stress can affect your health & can make your pain worse. Find out how to manage stress effectively.

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Hydration - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

More than half of your body is made up of water, so its important that you get enough fluids every day to replace the water you lose through normal bodily functions. Water is lost constantly through sweat, urine, faeces and even through your breath.

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Ointments, liniments, rubs & gels - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

Some quick and temporary forms of pain relief are rubs, gels, ointments, sprays and creams that are applied directly to your skin.

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Reactive arthritis - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

Do you have reactive arthritis? Find out more about your musculoskeletal condition, how to manage, where to find support & how MSK can help you.

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Massage - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

Massage is a pain management technique that involves rubbing and manipulating the soft tissues of your body, especially your muscles. Find out more.

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Help - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

When you have a musculoskeletal condition, there are times you may need some help. Ask. Most people are very happy to help. Were often just too shy to ask.

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Weight management - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

Sometimes pain interferes with our desire to eat and this can affect our weight. Read our tips for managing your weight when you live with persistent pain.

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Guided imagery - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

Guided imagery is a simple pain management technique that allows you to focus on a favourite place thats safe, calm and pain-free. Find out more.

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Employment FAQs - MSK

People who've been diagnosed with a chronic illness can experience difficulty at work. Find out where to find support & how MSK can help you.

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Heat and cold - Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK)

Applying heat or cold to a painful area is a simple and effective way to relieve your pain. Find out about managing pain and how MSK can help.

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