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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)

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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
Spondylitis?

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?

Locate a Rheumatologist

Use our state-by-state list of patient recommended and board certified rheumatologists.

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The electronic Spondylitis Update Newsletter


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Recent News

Latest Updates

SAA’s Spondylitis Educational Seminar from Chicago, IL

Posted October 2018

On October 20th, 2018 the Spondylitis Association of America hosted a free Spondylitis Educational Seminar in Chicago, IL. Our speakers for the day were Rheumatologist Dr. Muhammad Asim Khan, MD, MACp, FRCP and Registered Dietician Lara Rondinelli-Hamilton, RD, LDN, CDE.

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Video

This AS Life Live!

Posted March 2018

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Standing Tall For Women With Axial Spondyloarthritis

Posted September 2018

Historically this disease, and especially ankylosing spondylitis (also known as axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) with x-ray damage) was thought to affect men more commonly than women. However, over the last decade as we recognize the disease earlier and in patients without the classic damage seen on x-ray, we realize this disease is actually equigender.

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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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Contact Us

Spondylitis Association of America

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

Email

info@spondylitis.org

Information Requests

(800) 777-8189 U.S. only
or (818) 892-1616
*Please note: This is not a Crisis Hotline. If you are in a life-threatening crisis, please dial 911 for immediate help in the US. Please follow this link for crisis intervention resources.

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