Links

There is so much information out there that someone with a newly diagnosed illness of AS will get lost in the “sea of information”. Here is a good place to start…. If you want to be added to this list just send me an email and I will get you listed.

Informational website

The Effects of Ankylosing Spondylitis on the Body. http://www.healthline.com/health/ankylosing-spondylitis/effects-on-body

This is valuable med-reviewed information that can help a person understand how AS will affect their body.

*NASS: National Ankylosing Spondylitis Association http://www.nass.co.uk/

The National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS) is the only registered charity dedicated to the needs of people affected by ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in the UK.

*ASAI: Ankylosing Spondylitis Association of Ireland http://www.ankylosing-spondylitis.ie/index.php

The Ankylosing Spondylitis Association of Ireland (ASAI) is a self-help organization set up by people affected by Ankylosing Spondylitis in Ireland. We were established in 1986 in response to the need to supply information and support to AS patients, their families and friends in this country.

*Face your Backpain: http://www.faceyourbackpain.com/ankylosing-spondylitis.aspx?cid=ppc_ppd_hum_yah_ras_3748

*SAA: Spondylitis Association of America http://www.spondylitis.org/main.aspx

Established in 1983, The Spondylitis Association of America (SAA) is the only nonprofit organization in the US dedicating all of its resources to improving the lives of people with spondyloarthritis.

*American College of Rheumatology http://www.rheumatology.org/practice/clinical/patients/diseases_and_conditions/spondyloarthritis.asp

* Arthritis Research UK  http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/arthritis-information/conditions/ankylosing-spondylitis.aspx

*  Arthritis-Health  A growing collection of doctor authored and reviewed articles about ankylosing spondylitis http://www.arthritis-health.com/types/ankylosing-spondylitis 

Support Groups

FaceBook

Google+

AS Community   https://plus.google.com/communities/115684790630178002922

Tumblr

Ankylosing Spondylitis   http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/ankylosing%20spondylitis

Blogs

Ankylosing Spondylitis Mom   http://asmom-meloni.blogspot.com/

Chronic Adventures   http://www.chronic-adventures.com/

Does your journey seem long?  http://stinasjourney.wordpress.com/2013/01/13/ankylosing-spondylitis/

EndlessTrax         http://endlesstrax.com/

James Barnett   http://jamesb.netne.net/index.html

James Allen      http://makingroomforas.com

Jane Rambles   http://jayneyrambles.wordpress.com

Jeania Smith   http://jeaniastandingtall.blogspot.com

Just Another Spoonie  http://justanotherspoonie.wordpress.com/2013/04/06/hawmc-day6-letters/

Live ArtFully   http://livelifeartfully.blogspot.com/p/about-me.html

Living Well with Ankylosing and more  http://livingwellwithas.wordpress.com/2013/04/03/i-might-have-what/

Locked in my Head  http://komodolover.wordpress.com/2011/10/23/ankylosing-spondylitis-my-story-of-as/

Mostly Cloudy with some Bright Spells  http://juliettewills.wordpress.com/

My Back Pages  http://www.chrisgates.net/back/

My Battle by Jane Lark  http://battlingankylosingspondylitis.wordpress.com/

Peachy Pains  http://peachypains.com/

The Faces of Ankylosing Spondylitis  http://thefacesofankylosingspondylitis.com/

The Feeding Edge  http://thefeedingedge.com/

The Hurt Blogger  http://www.thehurtblogger.com/

The Positive Pear  http://thepositivepear.com/invisible-chronic-illness/ankylosing-spondylitis/

United Voices  http://www.unitedvas.com/

Walk Your AS OFF  www.walkyourasoff.com

Walking Tall with AS  http://walkingtallblog.wordpress.com/

WEGO Health Blog  http://blog.wegohealth.com/tag/ankylosing-spondylitis/

Whiteleyvon’s Blog  http://whiteleyvon.wordpress.com/

Forums

Ankylosing Spondylitis Answers  http://answers.ankylosing.org/

Ankylosing Spondylitis Community  http://ank-spo.livejournal.com/

Experience Project  http://www.experienceproject.com/groups/Have-Ankylosing-Spondylitis/156382

KickAS   http://www.kickas.org/

SAA   http://forums.spondylitis.org/ubbthreads.php?ubb=cfrm

Yahoo Groups  http://health.dir.groups.yahoo.com/dir/1602032779

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