Parenting With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Parenting With Ankylosing Spondylitis

My children were in grades 6 and 3 when I had hip replacement surgery. It was a very challenging time because I was in a lot of pain and not able to do much physically. ...

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Understanding the Pains

Understanding the Pains

I think everyone understands pain. We have all had some sort of physical pain at one point in time. Big pains or small pains, it doesn’t matter. Sometimes ...

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Complementary Therapies That Have Helped With My AS

Complementary Therapies That Have Helped With My AS

I received a diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis over 20 years ago, and I was told by my doctor there was no cure. During my journey with AS, I’ve taken ...

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Planning Ahead Makes Travel Easier With AS

Planning Ahead Makes Travel Easier With AS

Traveling with ankylosing spondylitis can be a challenge. It’s hard to know how your body is going to feel from one day to the next. ...

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Well Meaning Advice? Just Don’t

Well Meaning Advice? Just Don’t

I know most people are trying to be nice when they give their advice or make comments on your AS. Even the most well-intentioned comments can be ...

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Iritis and Other Eye Problems With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Iritis and Other Eye Problems With Ankylosing Spondylitis

I've had my ups and downs when it has come to managing my eyesight with AS. Fortunately, I haven't had any permanent vision loss, but I have had to ...

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