For the Newly Diagnosed

If you, a family member or friend has been diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis or a related disease, you have come to the right place. The Spondylitis Association of America is here to help you learn as much as you can about the conditions, and to provide you with additional support and information.

What Should I Do Now?

This is your action plan for managing spondylitis. There is an age-old adage that knowledge is power. By learning what you can about spondylitis, you empower yourself in your own treatment.

Learn About Spondyloarthritis

All sections on this website contain information from the experts. We also produce books, brochures and other materials full of information on spondylitis.

Get the Support You Need

At SAA, we offer a number of ways for you to connect with others, share experiences, and seek support in regard to spondyloarthritis.

Get Involved

You can help make a difference through advocacy and research or even through a donation.

This program was made possible through the generous support of AbbVie and members of the Spondylitis Association of America. 

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Contact Us

Spondylitis Association of America

PO Box 5872
Sherman Oaks, CA 91413


Toll Free Hotline

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

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