Physical branch meetings are currently cancelled due to COVID-19. However there are virtual activities being run by some branches. Please contact your local branch for more information.

We hope you find the information on these pages helpful. Our team is working tirelessly to provide up to date advice in relation to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic. Record numbers of people are now turning to NASS for support, and we hope to be here for everyone. Our helpline and advice service are only possible thanks to donations from people like you.

If you are able to make a donation to NASS today, we'd be so grateful.

DONATE

Man reaching towards sky

Axial SpA In-Depth

Biologic therapy for axial SpA

Learn how biologic therapies can be helpful for axial SpA with Colin Beevor, Matron, Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist and NASS Clinical Advisor

Monitoring your axial SpA

Learn the different ways you can monitor your axial SpA

Living well with fatigue

A self care session on managing axial SpA fatigue

Managing my flares

A self care session with Zoë Clark on managing flare ups of your axial SpA symptoms

Other conditions related to axial SpA

Professor Karl Gaffney explains how other conditions can be related to your axial SpA

Women and axial SpA

In this session, Dr Helena Marzo-Ortega discusses the sex and gender differences in axial SpA

Women and axial SpA

Consultant Rheumatologist and Associate Professor, Dr Helena Marzo-Ortega, explains what sex and gender differences can occur in axial SpA and how it can affect your treatment

Watch the video

Axial SpA and osteoporosis

An information session with Sarah Leyland, Specialist Osteoporosis Nurse and Royal Osteoporosis Society Clinical Advisor

Healthy bones

Osteopath and lecturer Andrew MacMillan discusses what it means to have healthy bones and what you can do to improve your bone health

Axial SpA and your gut

Learn about how axial SpA can be linked to the gut conditions Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis in this session with Jaina Engineer, Crohns & Colitis UK

Axial SpA and your skin

Learn about how axial SpA can affect your skin in this session with Dom Urmston from the Psoriasis Association

Axial SpA and your feet

Learn how axial SpA can affect your feet and ways to manage any foot problems with Dr Lindsey Cherry

Put your best foot forward

A self care session with Zoë Clark on foot care

Managing my night time pain

A self care session on night time pain

Looking after your posture

Physiotherapist Emily Clarke shares her top tips for looking after your posture

Making mornings easier with axial SpA

A self care session with Zoë Clark

Winter wellbeing

Colin Beevor, Matron and Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist, shares his top tips for looking after your axial SpA during the busy festive period

Looking after your axial SpA in the summer months

Colin Beevor, Matron and Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist, shares his top tips for looking after your axial SpA in the warmer weather

Man in mobility scooter taking a sunny selfie

Summer's Out

Colin explains how to look after your axial SpA in the warmer weather and how to cope with changes to your routine, travelling and more

Watch the video