Musculoskeletal Disorders

Evidence-Based Reports

Bone Morphogenetic Protein (December 2010)
Technology Assessment Program

Common Hip Fractures, Treatment (August 2009)
Evidence Report

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip, Screening (March 2006)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (September 2011)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Hip Fractures, Pain Management (May 2011)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Knee Pain Secondary to Osteoarthritis, Physical Therapy (November 2012)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Musculoskeletal Disorders, MRI Technologies for Imaging Under Loading Stress (November 2011)
Technical Brief

Musculoskeletal Issues, Children (March 2012)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Osteoarthritis, Treatment and Safety of Analgesics (September 2006) (Archived)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Osteoarthritis, Analgesics: Update (October 2011)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Osteoporosis, Fracture Prevention—Update (March 2012)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Osteoporosis, Screening: Update (July 2010)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Osteoporosis, Whole-Body Vibration Therapy (November 2011)
Technical Brief

Osteoporosis, Treatments to Prevent Fractures (December 2007)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, Screening (September 2002) (Archived)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Psoriatic Arthritis in Adults, Drug Therapy: Update (June 2012)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Rheumatoid and Psoriatic Arthritis, Drug Therapy (November 2007) (Archived)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Rheumatoid Arthritis, Drug Therapy—Update (June 2012)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Rotator Cuff Tears, Nonoperative and Operative Treatments (July 2010)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Orthopedic Surgery (March 2012)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Whole-Body Vibration Therapy for Osteoporosis (November 2011)
Technical Brief 

Current as of June 2014
Internet Citation: Musculoskeletal Disorders: Evidence-Based Reports. June 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/evidence-based-reports/clinical/musculoskeletal/index.html