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Posted February 2019
This study will evaluate the natural history of spondyloarthritis (SpA) in children and adults. Researchers will study early signs and symptoms of axial spondyloarthritis to better understand the cause and progression of this disease, and in addition, compare genetic data of patients with that of healthy family members’ to help identify the genes involved in SpA, and their functions.
Posted March 2018
Posted November 2018
We sat down with Michelle Schirra, CN, MS to discuss how diet and nutrition can play a role in reducing pain, inflammation, and other spondyloarthritis symptoms. Michelle is part of an allopathic and functional medicine team at WellHealth Medical Center in West Hills, CA. Our thanks to Michelle for lending us her time and expertise.
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