Which musculoskeletal problem affects most Aussies?

Vital statistics on the five most common conditions

Almost seven million Australians have musculoskeletal conditions and more than half of them are under 60 years of age.

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Here are the five most common musculoskeletal conditions in numbers:

  1. Back problems
    Affect 3.7 million people (16% of the population). 70-90% will suffer from some form of lower back pain in their lifetime.
     
  2. Osteoporosis
    4.74 million Australians over 50 have osteoporosis.
     
  3. Osteoarthritis
    2.1

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