Welcome to ASone

Bringing young people with axial spondyloarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis together.

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We’re here to inform and educate on ankylosing spondylitis, but we also want you to be able to share your thoughts, feelings and experiences with each other.

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Ankylosing spondylitis, it’s not a competition!

Ankylosing spondylitis is not a competition – seems pretty simple, right? It is is a cruel condition. An invisible disease. If you read this, you probably live with it and endure it in your individual way. There is no one piece of advice that can apply to everyone, as everyone has different tolerances, and everyone’s condition develops in different ways. However, we all need to do the most we can to try and keep healthy.

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Diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis. Journey to accepting myself again.

When I was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis five years ago, I was far from accepting it. All I wanted was to be ‘normal’. At first, I kept the diagnosis to myself as I struggled to come to terms with it, let alone admitting it out loud. I felt that people around me already don’t understand my pain and limitations. I believed they were unlikely to understand the diagnosis as well.

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The backstage of looking healthy: acting with ankylosing spondylitis

“How much dancing will there be in this show..?” That’s one of the first questions that goes through my head when I’m looking for a new acting job. And no, not just because my version of dancing isn’t unlike a toddler’s on a day of high sugar intake. It’s because when you’ve got ankylosing spondylitis, dancing for hours straight day after day is not the easiest and the most fun you’re going to have.

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Membership of NASS can go a long way towards improving your health and life. Benefit from members’ exclusive resources, magazine, forum and free access to the Members’ Day.

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We receive no government funding, and rely on the generosity of our supporters to enable us to continue our vital work. Find out more on how you can get involved in fundraising for NASS.

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Learn more about AS

Visit our Knowledge Hub to find out more about ankylosing spondylitis.

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Volunteer for NASS

Volunteers make the world of difference to a small organisation such as NASS. We are grateful to everyone who gives their time and effort.

 

 

Exercises for AS on the go!

Back to Action is an exercise programme designed for people with AS. 

It has been created by physiotherapists working with NASS, the exercise therapists and doctors who treat military personnel with AS at Headley Court.

It uses the most up to date knowledge from the fields of physiotherapy and sports medicine.

You can download our Back to Action App for free from

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