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Understand | diagnose | change

Whether you are looking to learn more about paediatric musculoskeletal problems, or are involved in the care of children, then PMM and PMM-Nursing will help you change your clinical practice for the better.


February 2022 - PMM is currently undergoing a revision. Access to Videos and E Learning Modules are unavailable. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


Welcome to Paediatric Musculoskeletal Matters 

Paediatric Musculoskeletal Matters (PMM) is for all clinicians who may encounter children and aims to raise awareness, knowledge and  clinical skills to facilitate early diagnosis and referral, where necessary, to specialist care.  

PMM (originally launched 2014) has developed with many global partners to reflect health care across the world and the 'international' version was launched in 2018 - a full list of all contributors is available. The PMM Portfolio includes the PMM website, the pGALS app and PMM e-learning modules - all resources are free, open to all and accessible through the PMM website. 

In May 2022, the PMM Portfolio transferred from Newcastle University UK to PReS (Paediatric Rheumatology European Society). This transfer brings long term sustainability for PMM to grow and gives opportunity to reach communities further to raise awareness and facilitate teaching and learning about MSK conditions in children and young people. There is a new global PMM Editorial Board to ensure that PMM covers the breadth of MSK and remains useful and relevant to the wider community.  PMM will remain free, open to all and the urls will not change. 

PMM remains closely aligned with the Paediatric Global MSK Task Force. PMM is undergoing a revision of PMM in 2022 so sections of PMM may be unavailable at times - please bear with us.  

...and what YOU tell us about PMM....

"Thank you ! Really helpful for my exams"  (medical student) 

"PMM is great !" (orthopaedic trainee)

"PMM helps me with my clinical practice" (physiotherapist)

"Looking up clinical assessment was really helpful" (primary care doctor) 

 "An exceptional user friendly effort. Hats off to a great job" (consultant paediatrician)

"Great joint examination tips (pGALS and pREMS) - helped me prepare for the exams" (paediatric trainee)

"Excellent resource to support my teaching... " (paediatric rheumatologist) 

"So much useful information ... ! thank you" (podiatrist)

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To date (end of June 2022) PMM has 1,101,073 hits and 461,023 users from 223 countries!

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