Men’s Health Information and Resource Centre
Musculoskeletal Conditions

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) estimated that around 6.1 million Australians or 28% of the total population suffered from musculoskeletal conditions in 2011-12. The estimated total cost of arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions in Australia were $55.1 billion in 2012 according to the report pdfA Problem Worth Solving by Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria. This section outlines resources that aim to raise awareness and reduce the occurrences of musculoskeletal conditions.

Osteoporosis Australia: Blokes, Bones and Breaks

OA logo Resources developed by Osteoporosis Australia to raise awareness of men and Osteoporosis.

"Worldwide approximately one in five men over the age of 50 years will break a bone due to Osteoporosis..."

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