Aims and Scope

Musculoskeletal Care is a peer-reviewed journal for all health professionals committed to the clinical delivery of high quality care for people with musculoskeletal conditions and providing knowledge to support decision making by professionals, patients and policy makers. This journal publishes papers on original research, applied research, review articles and clinical guidelines. Regular topics include patient education, psychological and social impact, patient experiences of health care, clinical up dates and the effectiveness of therapy

The objectives of the journal include:

1. Dissemination of evidence based practice e.g. implementation of best practice

2. Provision of clinical information on the management of patients with Musculoskeletal conditions

3. Sharing clinical, educational and research innovations relevant to professionals working within  Musculoskeletal health or to patients with a musculoskeletal condition

4. Musculoskeletal Service developments e.g. clinical guidelines


Musculoskeletal, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Chiropody, Podiatry.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Academic Search (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Alumni Edition (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Health & Medical Collection (ProQuest)
  • Health Research Premium Collection (ProQuest)
  • Hospital Premium Collection (ProQuest)
  • MEDLINE/PubMed (NLM)
  • ProQuest Central (ProQuest)
  • Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics)