Recommended websites

The following websites are recommended resources by the Musculoskeletal Network.

Arthritis NSW

A peak body for arthritis support in NSW and a key partner in several ACI initiatives.

Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society

A professional society focused on the study of bone and mineral metabolism in Australia and New Zealand.

Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Nurses Association

A professional association that develops and supports nurses caring for patients with musculoskeletal conditions.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: Chronic musculoskeletal conditions

Reports and data on musculoskeletal conditions such as arthritis, back pain and problems, osteoporosis and gout, provided by the Australian Government agency.

Australian Orthopaedic Association

A peak professional organisation for orthopaedic surgery in Australia.

Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry

Information on hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, ankle and spinal disc replacement is collected from all hospitals in Australia undertaking joint replacement surgery.

Australian Physiotherapy Association

Professional association for physiotherapists in Australia.

Australian Rheumatology Association

Professional association for rheumatologists and allied health professionals working in the musculoskeletal field in Australia. The ARA is a specialty society of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Healthy Bones Australia

Formerly Osteoporosis Australia, is a not-for-profit consumer advocacy organisation which aims to reduce broken bones and improve bone health across Australia.

Australian Living Guidelines

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners: Musculoskeletal health

Clinical guidelines for musculoskeletal diseases to aid the diagnosis and management of common conditions.

The size of the problem

Reports from Musculoskeletal Australia, featuring the scope of clinical trials economic analysis and opportunities to improve outcomes for people with musculoskeletal conditions in Australia.

World Health Organization: Musculoskeletal conditions

Summary of global scale of musculoskeletal conditions and the World Health Organization response.

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