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State of musculoskeletal health 2017

State of MSK Health 2017

The State of Musculoskeletal Health 2017 provides statistics on the some of the most prevalent musculoskeletal conditions in the UK including information on:

  • prevalence
  • incidence
  • risk factors
  • comorbidities
  • and impact.

It is a resource for health professionals, policy makers, public health leads and anyone interested in musculoskeletal health.

We believe that with the best information you can build awareness, make more informed decisions, feel more confident and ultimately help more people with musculoskeletal conditions.

Which conditions does this cover?

  • Inflammatory conditions:
  • axial spondyloarthritis (including ankylosing spondylitis)
  • gout
  • juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • Musculoskeletal pain:
  • osteoarthritis
  • back pain
  • Osteoporosis and fragility fractures


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