Find the latest news and stories on ankylosing spondylitis (also called Bechterew's disease), including symptoms, treatments, management, and inspirational stories.
I know you’re thinking, first, what’s a professional Martian? And second, how does she roam Mars while living with ankylosing spondylitis? We answer it all in this compelling interview with Dr. Tanya N. Harrison, Ph.D.
While the first lines of treatment for AS are physical therapy and exercise, sometimes you need something that packs a little more punch (a painless punch, we hope). Know your options and discuss them with your doctor.
For a smooth journey — from security to baggage claim — here’s what to know about TSA medication rules, navigating the airport with a wheelchair, and preventing joint stiffness in flight.
Catching a plane? Here’s what to know before you go, with ankylosing spondylitis — what to pack and how to navigate airline policies.
Despite the fact that she was beaten and battered by the end of New York Fashion Week, Charis Hill doesn’t regret following her dreams of being a model. She hob-nobs with celebrity models and walks in Michael Kuluva’s Tumbler and Tipsy NYFW show — and takes us along for the ride.
Do you have that place you can go that makes you feel like… you? The place where your chronic condition doesn't matter, and you feel like you're more than your condition? For Charis, that place is Burning Man.
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