Star Athlete Turned AS Patient Advocate

Charis Hill didn’t think women were at risk for ankylosing spondylitis. Then she got her diagnosis.

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After a Decade of Disease: This is What I Would Tell My Younger Self

K.J. Ramsey was diagnosed with AS in her 20s — she was afraid and in pain, with no idea what the next decade would bring. If only she could go back and talk to that 20 year old...

By K.J. Ramsey

A Martian With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Find out how this scientist roams Mars while also living with ankylosing spondylitis in our compelling interview with Dr. Tanya N. Harrison, Ph.D.

By Charis Hill

Tips For Flying With Ankylosing Spondylitis

For a smooth journey — from security to baggage claim — here’s what you should know about plane travel with ankylosing spondylitis.

By Charis Hill

How Diet Can Help Ankylosing Spondylitis

Diet can't cure AS, but there are foods you can eat to help minimize your joint pain and swelling — and some that can make it worse. Choose wisely.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

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