Ankylosing Spondylitis
ByAnonymous Author

The Price of Pain Relief

I am a 37 year old female with ankylosing spondylitis. My symptoms began when I was eight years old and I was finally diagnosed at...…

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ByAmber Panagos

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Amber Panagos Although my diagnosis is new my disease is not. I’ve had chronic back pain since my early 20’s and it’s been slowly progressing ever since. By the time I hit 30 I refused to accept…

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ByTariq Gangari

Never Give In

I can’t remember the exact date, but I remember the night well. It was the crack of dawn when I woke up and looked down to see my right leg hanging off the bed like I was…

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ByHillary Norton

Hillary Norton, MD

Hillary Norton, MD is a board certified rheumatologist in Santa Fe, New Mexico and herself an ankylosing spondylitis patient. This is her story.

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ByJim Weatherhead

My Surreal and Deeply Emotional Day

I did not see this coming. I bubbled up with tears of joy as I left a meeting room this afternoon. Here is the story...

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ByMichael Smith

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Michael Tracy Smith My name is Michael Tracy Smith (a.k.a. Spenser23) I am a Face of AS. This is my story. I was in a stairwell in 30 Rock, (the building, not the sitcom), when I first…

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