Spondylitis Community


Faces of Ankylosing Spondylitis – Cookie-Cheryl Hopper

This AS Life – Run by Novartis Pharmaceuticals

It’s Just a Bad Day, Not a Bad Life (Psoriatic Arthritis) – Julie Cerrone Croner

The Mighty – several bloggers

Online support communities and forums:

My Spondylitis Team

Spondylitis Association of America community forums

Ankylosing Spondylitis Support Group for Black Women (BLASST) – private Facebook group

Standing Strong Together Against Ankylosing Spondylitis – private Facebook group

Living with Ankylosing Spondylitis – private Facebook group

Ankylosing Spondylitis – private Facebook group

Ankylosing Spondylitis on Reddit

KickAS.org forums

In-Person Support Groups:

Spondylitis Association of America

Arthritis Support Network 

News/Info Sites & Miscellaneous:

Ankylosing Spondylitis News

I’d like to keep this page as current as possible and I hope it will continue to grow, so if it looks like I’m missing something or someone please comment below. This is meant to be a resource for people with any form of Spondyloarthritis, including:

  • Axial Spondyloarthritis (AxSpA)
  • Peripheral Spondyloarthritis (pSpA)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)
  • Reactive Arthritis (ReA)
  • Juvenile Spondyloarthritis (JSpA)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)
  • Undifferentiated Spondyloarthritis (USpA)
  • Enteropathic Arthritis (EnA)

For information about educational and nonprofit organizations that do work on behalf of Ankylosing Spondylitis and related diseases, visit my Resources page.

Note from Charis: I cannot certify that information on any of the above links is medically correct or accurate.

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