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Welcome to the Spondylitis Community.

Spondy What?

Spondyloarthritis affects more people than Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Autism, yet it remains relatively unknown.

MS (400,000)
Rheumatoid Arthritis (1.3million)
Autism (1.5million)
Spondyloarthritis (2.7million)


Our Mission

To be a leader in the quest to cure ankylosing spondylitis and related diseases, and to empower those affected to live their lives to the fullest.

Could I Have

Think your pain may be caused by spondylitis? Watch our new awareness video and take the quiz!

Why Join the Community?

Connect with others because no one should have to face spondylitis alone.

Patient Resources
& Support

The most comprehensive library of spondylitis information and educational materials.

Learn About Spondylitis

Spondylitis is a relatively unknown disease, but it affects 1 in 100 Americans.

How Can I Help?

There are many ways to get involved in the community. Which one’s right for you?

The electronic Spondylitis Update Newsletter


Recent News

Latest Updates

Risks of NSAID Toxicity May Differ Between Medications

Posted November 2017

Chances are, if you are living with spondyloarthritis, you have taken Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs,) as they are the most widely used class of medications for spondyloarthritis symptom relief. You are also likely aware that all NSAIDs carry some risk of major toxicity. A recent study now suggests that some NSAIDs carry higher risks for older adults who take NSAIDs regularly.   

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This AS Life Live!

Posted April 2017

This AS Life Live with Dan Reynolds

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We offer a wide variety of resources for members of the spondylitis community, physicians and others who are interested in learning more about spondylitis.

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Spondylitis Association of America

16360 Roscoe Blvd.  Ste. 100
Van Nuys, CA 91406



Toll Free Hotline

(800) 777-8189 U.S. only
or (818) 892-1616

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