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Ankylosing Spondylitis Can Lead To Depression

As if AS pain isn’t enough to deal with, it can also affect your mental health. Learn why managing depression should be a natural part of your treatment.

By Stephanie Stephens

Best Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment Options

The first lines of treatment for ankylosing spondylitis are physical therapy and exercise, but if you need something more, consider these options.

By Stephanie Stephens

Are Thyroid Disease and Arthritis Connected?

Did thyroid disease cause your psoriatic arthritis, or was it the other way around. Learn about the links between thyroid disease and inflammatory joint issues.

By Mary Shomon

Ankylosing Spondylitis and Eye Health

Many people with ankylosing spondylitis also develop an eye condition called uveitis. Here's what you need to know.

By Malaika Hill

New, Faster Infusion for Psoriatic Arthritis

A biologic medication that requires less time commitment may be welcome news for some patients with psoriatic arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis.

By Monica Beyer

Best Treatments for Ankylosing Spondylitis

New guidelines can help you find the best treatment options for ankylosing spondylitis and related conditions.

By Jane Langille

Is Surgery Right For Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis sometimes requires surgery to help ease the pain of the condition. Here's how to decide if surgery is necessary.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Who Diagnoses and Treats AS?

Effectively diagnosing and treating ankylosing spondylitis requires a multidisciplinary care team. These are the specialists you should see.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN