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11 Complications of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Because AS is progressive and systemic, it can impact many different parts of the body. These are the potential complications you should know about.

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Staying Active After a Foot or Ankle Injury

If you've suffered a foot or ankle injury, you don’t want to hurt yourself even more. Here's how you can stay active and recover safely.

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10 Uncommon Complications of Psoriatic Arthritis

You know about flare-ups and pain, but there are other, less common complications of psoriatic arthritis to be aware of.

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Deep Tissue Bodywork For Chronic Pain

These deep tissue bodywork techniques can get to the core of your chronic pain.

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How Potlucks Became My Social Life With AS

Maintaining a social life with ankylosing spondylitis isn’t easy — but potlucks can be a great way to spark new friendships and rekindle old ones.

What is the weirdest, strangest, craziest, most bizarre thing a doctor has ever said to you about RA?

The Craziest Thing a Doctor Told Me

Straight from the RA community — you’ll never believe what some of these doctors have said about their conditions.

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How to Deal With Early Symptoms of RA

Don't brush off early symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Here's what to do when you realize the pain, stiffness, and tenderness isn’t going away.

Charis Hill in her wheelchair.

Ankylosing Spondylitis and My New Wheelchair

After getting a new wheelchair, ankylosing spondylitis patient expert Charis Hill explains how this new tool helps her live her best life with AS.

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Tips for Wheelchair Travel

Having physical limitations does not have to prevent you from seeing the world. Try these helpful tips for traveling in a wheelchair.

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Buying A Car When You Have RA

If you're shopping for a car that will be more comfortable with rheumatoid arthritis, use this car buying checklist to find one that suits your needs.