Ankylosing Spondylitis and AxSpA

Ankylosing Spondylitis and AxSpA

Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is a condition that causes lower back pain and stiffness, and over time leads to permanent fusion in the joints of the lower back. AxSpA is shorthand for Axial Spondyloarthritis, which is a similar condition. There is debate as to whether...
Arthritic Pain

Arthritic Pain

There are a number of conditions that cause arthritic pain: OsteoarthritisRheumatoid arthritisAnkylosing spondylitis (AxSpA)Psoriatic arthritisReactive arthritis Osteoarthritis (OA) OA is the one we might just call “arthritis”. It is not a rheumatoid or...