Ankylosing Spondylitis Blog Posts

What’s Causing My Hip Pain?

Medical illustration of a hip joint. Inset shows cartilage wear which is also called osteoarthritis.
Osteoarthritis, bursitis, hip impingement, labral tears, and even back problems can cause your hip to hurt. Learn the hallmark symptoms of the most common hip conditions to help you identify the source of your hip pain and possibly relieve it.

Types of Arthritis That Cause Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Illustration of the anatomy of the lower back and hips with the sacroiliac joint highlighted in purple
Arthritis can affect the sacroiliac joint and cause low back pain. Read about sacroiliac joint anatomy and the different types of arthritis that can affect it.

Getting Retested for Spondyloarthritis

Doctor and patient having a discussion in an office while looking at scans.
What happens when sacroiliitis, a hallmark characteristic of spondyloarthritis, doesn't show up on diagnostic tests?

A Visual Guide to Ankylosing Spondylitis

Medical illustration showing the lower spine and legs. The hips and sacroiliac joint are shaded in red indicating pain.
Ankylosing spondylitis, a type of arthritis that mainly affects the spine, is complex. Our award-winning video can guide you through how AS begins and progresses.

How to Sleep Better if You Have Ankylosing Spondylitis

Woman lying in bed, stretching as she wakes up
These 3 tips can help alleviate your ankylosing spondylitis symptoms so you can get some much needed rest.

3 Curious Symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Medical illustration of grade 3 calcification ankylosing spondylitis
Ankylosing spondylitis, a type of arthritis that affects the spine, has some unusual characteristics and can be difficult to diagnose.

5 Tricky Symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Medical illustration of the nerve distributions of the cauda equina down the right leg
The symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis can be far ranging and sometimes seem totally unrelated. This guide discusses 5 of the most unusual symptoms.

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