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AAPM&R Helps Lead National Musculoskeletal Effort

Mar 23, 2016

The United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI), in partnership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), recently released the executive summary of the Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases in the United States: Prevalence, Societal, and Economic Costs (BMUS).

AAPM&R is a founding member of USBJI, as well as a BMUS Steering Committee member, and directly contributed to the funding and content of the BMUS—an accessible, reliable source of data on the health prevalence and economic burden of musculoskeletal diseases.

Learn more about this initiative and read the executive summary