Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing Spondylitis and My New Wheelchair

by Charis Hill Patient Expert
Pain Management

Treatment Options for Ankylosing Spondylitis

by Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN Health Writer
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Ankylosing Spondylitis

What's Your Ankylosing Spondylitis Prognosis?

If you've recently been diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis, you're probably anxious to know your prognosis. Here's what you can expect.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

Your Bone-Friendly AS Diet Is Here

Osteoporosis is a common side-effect of this form of arthritis. But an array of foods and supplements can keep your body strong.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

10 Tips for Getting Through the Workday With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Are the back pain and exhaustion that come with ankylosing spondylitis making it hard to do your job? Relief is here.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

5 Back Care Tips for New Moms With AS

Caring for a new baby can wreak havoc on even the strongest backs. Here are some best practices to support your spine.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

When Your Doctor Has Ankylosing Spondylitis, Too

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

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

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).

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

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.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

8 Moves for a Healthier Back

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