Take control of your health. Subscribe to the myTELUS health monthly for FREE!
Ankylosing Spondylitis: Take Control!
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) can have a major impact on your life. We interviewed David Atkins, who has been living with AS for over 20 years, to learn more about how the disease has affected his life and how he has managed to live well with AS.
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a type of arthritis that affects the spine. AS can cause pain, stiffness, and stooped posture. These symptoms can lead to disability that can interfere with your life, including work and social activities, and may even cause permanent joint damage. Treatment can reduce pain and improve physical function and movement. Learn more about AS and what you can do to manage your progression and take control of your life.
The contents of this site are for informational purposes only and are meant to be discussed with your physician or other qualified health care professional before being acted on. Never disregard any advice given to you by your doctor or other qualified health care professional. Always seek the advice of a physician or other licensed health care professional regarding any questions you have about your medical condition(s) and treatment(s). This site is not a substitute for medical advice.