People with ankylosing spondylitis
Real life stories from people with ankylosing spondylitis
Tackling an 800km eBike adventure with ankylosing spondylitis
Tama would appreciate it if followers of his journey could acknowledge the valuable work Arthritis New Zealand does by donating to his Donorbox page
Many Different Kinds of Pain Everyday
This is what arthritis looks like. Arthritis is painful. The hardest part of having arthritis is reduced mobility.
‘The disease is not controlled, and I continue to slowly deteriorate’
A disease like this that takes over and sets physical and mental limits and barriers changes you and what you think of yourself.
Arthritis Makes Farm Work a Challenge
This is what arthritis looks like. Farming is a physical lifestyle, and when you’ve had a long busy day, you certainly know it in every bone in your body.
No one should have to live half a life in constant pain
If you don’t think Arthritis affects you, think again. How many people do you know who have a form of Arthritis? Ask around; the answers will shock you.
Farming with arthritis
Farming is a physical lifestyle and when you’ve had a long day, you certainly know it in every bone in your body. Kim and David run a sheep and beef farm.
Look at arthritis as a disability or use it to make you stronger?
Emily Goodenough is a 27-year-old diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis three years ago. A personal trainer and life coach.
Undiagnosed for years until an eye inflammation came along
Anya woke up one morning with a sore eye, pain and blurred vision. This eye inflammation at the age of 27 was a necessary evil that led to a diagnosis.
Against physical odds, Kylie completes Ironman half and trains to take on the full in 2020
Kylie’s road to Ironman began when she first sought help to manage her AS.
Staying fit and healthy despite ankylosing spondylitis
Amy Milne is a fit, social, energetic, and healthy 38-year-old woman when her autoimmune disease allows. When it doesn't, she battles with pain, inflammation, fatigue, and not sleeping well. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) does that. Usually diagnosed between the age of...