Find the latest news and stories on ankylosing spondylitis (also called Bechterew's disease), including symptoms, treatments, management, and inspirational stories.
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.
Six HealthCentral patient advocates spanning psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis, breast cancer, multiple sclerosis, caregiving for those with dementia including Alzheimer’s disease, and mental health concerns, discuss why they take part in patient advocacy.
The HealthCentral writers you know and love share their knowledge of advocating, including on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., and at home.
Because AS is progressive and systemic, it can impact many different parts of the body that you may not even know about.
A biologic medication that requires less of a time commitment to receive may be welcome news for some psoriatic arthritis patients.
I used to dismiss the idea of using a wheelchair with, “I don’t need a wheelchair, I can walk!” Eventually, however, pain and fatigue isolated me so much that I saw the benefit of preserving my energy for more exciting activities than standing in lin...
Charis Hill didn’t think women were at risk for ankylosing spondylitis. Then she got her diagnosis.