Musculoskeletal Zone

The MSK Zone offers information, advice and top tips to people with muscle or joint problems.


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Upper Body

Information and advice on neck and upper limb problems.

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Back Problems

Prevent back problems from taking over your daily life.

Should I be resting or moving?

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Lower Body

Information and advice on hip and lower limb problems.

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Treatment and Recovery

Get advice on how to treat and recover from sprains, strains and sports injuries.

What medication should I take?

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Advice on the management of MSK disorders at work.

Returning to work

New or worsening back pain

worsening back pain


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The MSK app is available to download from Google Play and the App Store.