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Articles about ankylosing spondylitis


New Ankylosing Spondylitis, Axial Spondyloarthritis Guidelines Released

Last updated: 07/09/2020

New guidelines have been released by a conglomerate of rheumatology and spondylitis organizations for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis and axial spondyloarthritis The...

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Do current therapies slow radiographic progression in axial spondyloarthritis/ ankylosing spondylitis?

Last updated: 07/09/2020

Physical functioning is a key outcome in chronic diseases such as axial spondyloarthritis/ ankylosing spondylitis, and should be closely monitored. There is modest evidence to...

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What Are The Symptoms of AS?

Last updated: 07/09/2020

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a type of spondyloarthritis and causes chronic inflammation in the joints which can lead to joint damage or fusion. It mainly affects the joints...

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The Myths and Misconceptions About Ankylosing Spondylitis

Last updated: 07/07/2020

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is not a well-known condition, and when someone is first diagnosed with the disease, they may not understand much about it. Learning about the...

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How They Did It: 5 People With Ankylosing Spondylitis Who Realized Their Dreams

Last updated: 07/01/2020

Take a moment to picture your heart’s desire. Is it to run a 5K? Raise a family? Write a novel? If living with ankylosing spondylitis makes you think achieving these goals is...

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5 Things I’m Tired of Hearing About Ankylosing Spondylitis

Last updated: 06/30/2020

There was once a time when I didn’t know what ankylosing spondylitis (AS) was. Then there was the time I thought I knew what it was. And then there is now: the time when I know...

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Watching out for Enthesitis

Last updated: 06/30/2020

Enthesitis is a condition where the entheses - sites where tendons and ligaments insert and attach onto the bone surface become painful and inflamed. This inflammation is...

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Disturbed sleep matters to patients with ankylosing spondylitis

Last updated: 06/28/2020

Disturbed sleep is a significant problem for patients suffering with long-term, inflammatory conditions such as Ankylosing Spondylitis and non-radiographic Axial...

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Top 10 things to know about the symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis

Last updated: 06/25/2020

You might think that arthritis is an old people’s illness but AS starts to develop during your teens and early 20’s. AS symptoms tend to slowly creep up on you. It’s not like...

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What is AS?

Last updated: 06/23/2020

It comes under the umbrella term of Axial Spondyloarthritis which includes: Where changes to the sacroilliac joints and /or the spine can be seen on x-ray. Where x-ray changes...

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