Versus Arthritis Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis
University of Nottingham

State of Musculoskeletal Health 2017

Published by Arthritis Research UK | 1 June 2017

We are delighted to announce the launch of the State of Musculoskeletal Health 2017.

The compendium report, to be updated annually, is a comprehensive one-stop data source of information and statistics on the prevalence, incidence, risk factors, comorbidities and impact of the most prevalent musculoskeletal conditions in the UK.

What conditions are included?

1. Inflammatory conditions

  • Axial Spondyloarthritis (including ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

2. Musculoskeletal pain

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Back pain

3. Osteoporosis and fragility fractures

The State of Musculoskeletal Health 2017 document 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.

Please do reference this resource to help with your work where possible, including during the drafting of grant applications or publications.

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Posted on Friday 9th June 2017