Prednisone for the mega flare-ups that just won't go away. Heat (bath tub and microwavable pads), gentle stretching, and menthol back patches for thoracic spine and SI joints (Absorbine brand). Good luck finding your cocktail!


27 years old
AS diagnosis 2013; neck pain for seven or eight years, and spreading multiple-joint pain for about two years
Also: Fibromyalgia, Hashimoto's, hypoglycemia, Raynaud's phenomenon
Meds: Remicade, Norco (10-325 mg), Gabapentin, allergy shots, Prozac, Synthroid (25-50 mcg)