Musculoskeletal conditions now second global cause of years lived with disability

15.05.2019

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Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, which affect the body's joints, bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments, now rank as the second leading global cause of years lived with a disability, reveals an analysis of international data.