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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)


Learn About Spondylitis

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.

Could I Have

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

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The Correlation Between BMI and TNF Inhibitor Response in Ankylosing Spondylitis

Posted September 2017

One of the larger challenges involved in treating ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is the varying effects of, and responses to, available medications. Currently, Tumor Necrosis Factors (TNF) inhibitors are the standard of care for most patients with moderate to severe AS, and, as with any form of organic medication, their effectiveness can be influenced by various biological factors.

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This AS Life Live!

Posted April 2017

This AS Life Live with Dan Reynolds

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