April is Spondylitis Awareness Month!


Every April since 2009, the SAA has observed the month as part of our ongoing efforts to draw national attention to a potentially debilitating disease that is often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed.

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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?

The electronic Spondylitis Update Newsletter


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Recent News

Latest Updates

Disease Activity During and After Pregnancy in Women with Axial Spondyloarthritis

Posted April 2018

Previously, there has been no conclusive data that has demonstrated a consistent pattern of disease activity in pregnant women with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA.) A recent study out of Norway sought to come to a definitive conclusion using proven scientific methods, such as the BASDAI, BASFAI and CRP.

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Video

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

Email

info@spondylitis.org

Toll Free Hotline

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

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