Ankylosing spondylitis

AS in the news week 5

Dubai Marathon – why are people running?

These stories make me want to take up running!

 Tight budgets lead to closure of NHS hydrotherapy pools

I would love to do hydrotherapy. We have a pool here at my work, but I would need a script in order to use it and then find a PT to work with me. I wish there were more of these types of facilities around, sad they are closing these.

Benwick runner who spent teenage years battling arthritis will run in London Marathon alongside fiancé to raise funds for charity

A keen runner, Michelle was just 15 when she was diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis, a form of arthritis which causes inflammation to the joints in the spine and other areas of the body.

Amateur athletes provide inspirational stories at Dubai Marathon

Nikhil Indulkar, who suffers from the crippling arthritic back disease Ankylosing Spondylitis, ran the 10k in 1 hour, 10 minutes and 55 seconds to raise awareness of the condition.

Did Shakespeare Have Syphilis?

Herman Melville was actually diagnosed with AS, do you know who he was?

Who Gets Ankylosing Spondylitis?

This form of inflammatory arthritis is still a mystery in many ways. Find out if you could be at risk.

Mum’s epic trip to bring lost cat Tinkerbell home

Amy, 26, who suffers from the debilitating spinal condition ankylosing spondylitis and walks with the help of two sticks, set off on the journey to bring her cat home.

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    • I love news, and it takes my mind off things when reading about others endeavors! :0)
      Mostly I do it because so many don’t have the time to see such fantastic stories, glad you like!

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