Our new JSpA site replaces the old SWIFT site and seeks to be a comprehensive guide for all things related to spondyloarthritis in kids & teens.
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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.
Think your pain may be caused by spondylitis? Watch our new awareness video and take the quiz!
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Spondylitis is a relatively unknown disease, but it affects 1 in 100 Americans.
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Posted January 2019
It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we share the news of the passing of our dear friend, SAA’s former Executive Director, Laurie M. Savage, M.S. FLE. Laurie passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, after her three-year-long battle with cancer. She fought cancer like she did everything else - with optimism and fearlessness - and a determination to not allow it to interfere with her life and passions.
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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