Welcome to the Spondylitis Community

Spondy What?

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

ALS (30,000)
MS (400,000)
Rheumatoid Arthritis (1.3million)
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

The Color of Pain

Posted February 2018

What if one morning, your back and every joint in your body ached so badly that you couldn’t walk or stand? What if you had to live with this chronic inflammatory pain every day for years? It’s difficult to imagine, but it is a painful reality for many.

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This AS Life Live!

Posted March 2018

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



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

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