Blogs and articles by our community
I thought it might be helpful for some of you, younger folks, just embarking on the world of full time employment if I give you my personal story of tackling the abyss of full time work with ankylosing spondylitis. Especially, as recently this has had affected my job considerably.read more
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.read more
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.read more
I absolutely love being a student. I’ve met some of my best friends at Uni (one of whom I’m going to be a bridesmaid for in the summer!). However, studying at University with ankylosing spondylitis can be exhausting, both physically and mentally, this is my experience…read more
Express your opinions, share your stories, ask questions.
We’re planning to launch a series of live events for young people with AS living in the UK later this year and wanted to find out what are your initial thoughts on this idea.
Your opinion matters the most to us and before we start planning anything it would be great to know what kind of event YOU would like to see.
Hello Folks! We want to create a music festival guide for all those with AS, but we need your help to get it done properly. This message goes to all festival-goers, camping enthusiasts, globetrotters and music fans who’s never missed a gig. Let us know what’s...read more
Hi there, folks! I’m Jakub, your friendly neighbour ASone admin! Welcome to Your Posts section where you can have your own say on anything related to ankylosing spondylitis! Use this space to tell us your story, share your experiences, opinions, tips & tricks,...read more
Useful and fun videos from ASone and NASS
Dr. Andrew Keat, consultant rheumatologist, explains the role of the rheumatologist in treating ankylosing spondylitis (axial spondyloarthritis) AS, how the NICE Spondyloarthritis Guideline says AS should be managed and what to expect from the first...read more
Listen to consultant rheumatologist, Dr Andrew Keat, explain about biologic treatments for ankylosing spondylitis (axial spondyloarthritis) (AS). Poppy and Paul share their experiences with biologic...read more
Dr Danny Murphy explains the role of your GP in the diagnosis and management of your ankylosing spondylitis (axial spondyloarthritis)...read more
GP, Dr Danny Murphy, explains how ankylosing spondylitis (axial spondyloarthritis) AS is diagnosed. Poppy and Paul share their journey to...read more
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