Spondylitis Association of America Supports Research of Rheumatic Disease Impacting 3 Million Americans

Spondylitis Association of America Supports Research of Rheumatic Disease Impacting 3 Million Americans

By Spondylitis Association of America

Since its founding more than 35 years ago, the Spondylitis Association of America (SAA) has been at the forefront of funding research for a cure for spondyloarthritis (SpA). Embracing its mission to be the leading national nonprofit in the fight for a cure and to advocate on behalf of all people impacted by the chronic illness, SAA continues to identify and support ground-breaking research projects through its SAA/Bruckel Early Career Investigator Award in AxSpA (ECI) and additional grants for exploratory research.

Help researchers determine best methods of measuring and tracking spinal fusion in ankylosing spondylitis

Help researchers determine best methods of measuring and tracking spinal fusion in ankylosing spondylitis

By Spondylitis Association of America

Better ways to measure spinal fusion are needed to be able to evaluate the effectiveness of medicines in slowing or stopping spinal fusion. This study hopes to answer the question of whether CT scanning of the spine can provide a reliable, valid, and sensitive measure of spinal fusion in ankylosing spondylitis.

Uveitis recurrence risk in ankylosing spondylitis may be significantly reduced with Golimumab

Uveitis recurrence risk in ankylosing spondylitis may be significantly reduced with Golimumab

By Spondylitis Association of America

A Netherlands’ clinical trial assessed the effectiveness of the TNF inhibitor golimumab in reducing the recurrence of Acute Anterior Uveitis (AAU), eye inflammation, in ankylosing spondylitis.

Practicing Gratitude: Our Community Gives Thanks

Practicing Gratitude: Our Community Gives Thanks

By Spondylitis Association of America

In November, and in the spirit of Thanksgiving, the online Spondylitis Community recognized and thanked individuals who make a positive difference in their lives. Did you take part?

Just Plane Flying With Ankylosing Spondylitis: On Travel Day

Just Plane Flying With Ankylosing Spondylitis: On Travel Day

By Charis Hill

After I was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis, I was not sure how to survive flying on a plane again and I did not know where to find answers to my questions: What would happen to my joints after sitting for so long? What about the back pain? What would it be like to do all that walking? Could I bring my cane? Were there ways I could make it easier on my body?

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