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General Message Board for Ankylosing Spondylitis and Related Diseases (164 viewing)
The Spondylitis Association of America is here to support those who are affected by ankylosing spondylitis or a related disease. This message board / open forum is a place where individuals can come and share their feelings, concerns and questions and offer support to others who know how it feels to live with these conditions.
Moderated by: Melissa Velez
09/23/23 08:26 PM
PsSpa_M_1989
19,977 203,542
09/23/23 08:26 PM
by PsSpa_M_1989
Off-Topic Forum (45 viewing)
Wanna lift? Here's a forum dedicated to jokes, anecdotes and even your favorite flavor of ice cream! Basically, anything fun you'd like to discuss.
Moderated by: Melissa Velez
04/14/23 02:20 AM
Jessy90
840 32,389
04/14/23 02:20 AM
by Jessy90
Complications and Long Term Medical Issues
For those with long standing spondylitis, wanting to discuss medical issues, and related complications.
Moderated by: Melissa Velez
06/30/22 12:04 AM
Stickgal
13 72
06/30/22 12:04 AM
by Stickgal
Support Groups Information
This forum is for the Spondylitis Educational Support Groups located all over the United States. Inquire here regarding support group information, meeting dates, if you want to start a group or looking to join one.
Moderated by: Melissa Velez
146 442
06/05/23 05:14 PM
by RAHMBA
Young Adults - The 20-Something Club
As requested by our online community, this forum is for young adults to discuss their issues regarding spondylitis.
Moderated by: Melissa Velez
10/04/19 07:36 PM
Imnotsure
94 715
10/04/19 07:36 PM
by Imnotsure
For Parents and Teens
For parents and their teens to dicuss their concerns and seek support regarding AS and related diseases. Visit SWIFT - Spondylitis Web Info For Teens at teens.spondylitis.org for tips for school, activities, and more.
Moderated by: Melissa Velez
11/12/19 12:40 PM
momchrisgr
159 1,063
11/12/19 12:40 PM
by momchrisgr
Military & Veterans Board
For those currently serving in the military and for veterans to share information on their experiences of serving with spondylitis as well as exchange information on treatments and disability payments from the military and the VA.
Moderated by: ElinAslanyan
04/02/22 05:21 PM
DandDFarm
353 1,804
04/02/22 05:21 PM
by DandDFarm
Women Only Message Board (5 viewing)
For women to discuss their gender-specific issues in regards to spondylitis.
Moderated by: ElinAslanyan
07/14/21 02:57 PM
Jacruz
792 8,009
07/14/21 02:57 PM
by Jacruz
Men Only Message Board (4 viewing)
For men to discuss their gender-specific issues in regards to spondylitis.
07/03/19 04:27 PM
Imnotsure
100 830
07/03/19 04:27 PM
by Imnotsure
Alternative Treatment / Diet Discussion (2 viewing)
Discussion on alternative treatments (such as yoga, acupuncture, TENs Unit, etc.) as well as spondylitis and diet.
Moderated by: ElinAslanyan
05/19/22 07:00 AM
fpin
200 1,843
05/19/22 07:00 AM
by fpin
List your great doc here!
If you have a terrific doctor and would like to tell us why or recommend him/her to others, this is the place to do it.
Moderated by: ElinAslanyan
221 646
07/10/23 01:06 AM
by Shippingnews
Recommend Your Physical Therapist / PT Discussion
Moderated by: ElinAslanyan
3 11
07/29/20 05:03 PM
by TONYT
Athletes Against AS - Tips For Staying Active With AS (1 viewing)
Exercise is a cornerstone of treatment for those with AS. In this forum, athletes with AS will join in the discussion and answer question about staying active and successfully managing spondylitis.
Moderated by: ElinAslanyan
05/26/20 02:39 PM
achala
156 1,098
05/26/20 02:39 PM
by achala
Marriage, Spouses and Significant Others (1 viewing)
Discussion for adults seeking support while in a marriage or relationship.
Moderated by: ElinAslanyan
05/22/20 05:01 PM
ASin9pain
68 547
05/22/20 05:01 PM
by ASin9pain
Careers, Jobs & Spondylitis
08/22/20 04:03 PM
RAHMBA
9 33
08/22/20 04:03 PM
by RAHMBA
Questions About USA Social Security Disability Benefits (2 viewing)
This board is for you to have your general questions about Social Security disability benefits answered by volunteer attorney Richard I. Feingold, who represents claimants nationwide.. He is the former Chair of the Chicago Bar Association's Social Security Law Committee and is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives.
Moderated by: ElinAslanyan
07/16/18 02:15 AM
Freddie
408 2,006
07/16/18 02:15 AM
by Freddie
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