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Young people with axial spa (AS)

New to axial SpA (AS)

Help, information, advice and support for anyone new to axial SpA (AS)

Watch our short explanation videos for anyone newly diagnosed with axial SpA (AS).

This short video explains all the basics about axial SpA (AS) including the main symptoms and how it’s managed.

The second video in our series goes a little more in-depth about the different ways your axial SpA can affect you, including uveitis and IBD.

Our third video explains how axial SpA (AS) is managed giving information on medications and exercise.