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The group of diseases known as spondyloarthritis, also referred to as spondylitis, primarily affect the spine and other joints. There are a variety of signs and symptoms, but inflammation is the key feature that helps distinguish spondyloarthritis from mechanical back and joint pain.

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Imagine Dragons Lead Singer, Dan Reynolds, and CBS’s “The Doctors” Raising Ankylosing Spondylitis Awareness!

Posted March 2017

Imagine Dragons lead singer, Dan Reynolds, appeared on March 8th on the syndicated talk show The Doctors to speak about living with…

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Imagine Dragons Singer Gets Vocal About Living with AS

Posted December 2016

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Sex Differences in Ankylosing Spondylitis

Posted December 2016

“It is evident that sex plays a very important role in AS. The symptomatic burden of AS tends to be higher in females than in males. Progression of spinal changes by X-ray, on the other hand, are more accelerated in...

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