Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a rare type of arthritis that causes pain and stiffness in your spine.
Doctors use a number of different names for ankylosing spondylitis. Each one describes a phase or stage of the disease.
The way ankylosing spondylitis (AS) progresses, or changes over time, can be different for different people.
As you manage your ankylosing spondylitis, the last thing you need is for medical expenses to take you by surprise.
Experts once believed ankylosing spondylitis affected men more than women. Now they know it affects them at the same rate.
Here’s a look at what you can expect if you’re planning for a baby, pregnant, or post-birth with ankylosing spondylitis.
If you’re Black, you may be less likely than someone who’s white to develop Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS).