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Get help with pain in your muscles, bones and joints

Problems with muscles, bones and joints are known as musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. There’s a lot you can do at home to help your recovery from most injuries or conditions relating to these areas.

How you access your local health board’s MSK services has changed over the last few years. Some services require a referral from a healthcare professional at your GP surgery while others you can self-refer to.

MSK services can include:

— physiotherapy
— orthotics
— podiatry
— occupational therapy
— hand therapy

Find out how to access MSK services in your area

Self-management

Most muscle, bone and joint problems can be safely managed by yourself following advice from healthcare professionals.

Read about self management

Exercises

Watch instructional videos from healthcare professionals to help with specific body parts and  MSK conditions.

Read about exercises

Conditions

Information and advice on a number of MSK related conditions for those that have been diagnosed by a healthcare professional.

Read about conditions

Fractures

Learn about common types of bone fracture and advice to help your recovery.

Read about fractures

Painkillers

Information on what types of painkillers are available and when you should take them following an injury.

Read about painkillers

Work

Information and advice about how to prevent an injury at work and how to return after one.

Read about work