The following list includes websites and articles with comprehensive information about axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS). We encourage you to access these and other sites to learn more about your disease. It is also important to speak openly with your doctor about the specifics of your condition to find out what treatment options are available to you.

American College of Rheumatology.


CreakyJoints. Raising the Voice of Patients: A Patient’s Guide to Living with Ankylosing Spondylitis.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

National Library of Medicine.

Spondylitis Association of America.

Spondylitis Association of America. Educational Materials and Resources.

Spondylitis Association of America. About spondylitis—for the newly diagnosed.

Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network.

The Arthritis Foundation.

Yu D, van Tubergen A. Patient education: Axial spondyloarthritis, including ankylosing spondylitis (Beyond the Basics).