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She Became a Top Ballerina...and Had No Idea She Had AS

People with ankylosing spondylitis don't usually become professional dancers. Alicia Graf Mack did that and more.

By Hallie Levine


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When Your Doctor Has Ankylosing Spondylitis, Too

Rheumatologist Hillary Norton, M.D., has spent her career caring for people with ankylosing spondylitis—including herself.

By Stephanie Stephens
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6 Common AS Myths You Can Let Go

"Ankylosing spondylitis only affects white men." FALSE—but we've got the truth about this misconception (and more).

By Stephanie Wood
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Could That Back Pain Be Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Most of us have back pain at some point—90% of us, in fact—and it has lots of potential causes. Ankylosing spondylitis is one of them. Here’s how to know if AS might be behind yours.

By Stephanie Stephens

8 Moves for a Healthier Back

Strengthening your back will go a long way to easing pain and staying on top of ankylosing spondylitis.

By Megan McMorris
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6 Ways to Support Your Partner With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Real talk from people with AS about how their partners always have their back.

By Lambeth Hochwald