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Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
About ankylosing spondylitis (AS)
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Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a type of arthritis that affects the spine. AS can cause pain, stiffness, and stooped posture. These symptoms can lead to disability that can interfere with your life, including work and social activities, and may even cause permanent joint damage. Treatment can reduce pain and improve physical function and movement. Learn more about AS and what you can do to manage your progression and take control of your life.
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This Month's Feature: ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS: TAKE CONTROL!

Ankylosing Spondylitis: Take Control!
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) can have a major impact on your life. We interviewed David Atkins, who has been living with AS for over 20 years, to learn more about how the disease has affected his life and how he has managed to live well with AS.


What is AS?

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Finding a treatment for AS that works for you

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