Ankylosing spondylitis roadmap
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a lifelong condition but, with treatment and support, life with AS can be positive, healthy and meaningful. This roadmap will help you understand how to manage AS, including self-management techniques and the use of medicines. It will also help you prepare for follow-up appointments with your healthcare team.
This Ankylosing spondylitis roadmap has been developed with NPS MedicineWise and seven other organisations representing specialists, pharmacists, consumers and research experts, which form the Targeted Therapies Alliance. The Alliance provides stewardship and direction about the safe and wise use of biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (bDMARDs) and other specialised medicines. Additional inflammatory arthritis resources for consumers can be found here: https://www.nps.org.au/bdmards/rheumatology/consumers#consumers
Advocacy & policy
Arthritis Australia advocates to government, business, industry and community leaders to improve care, management, support and quality of life for people with arthritis.
Programs & Research
Arthritis Australia funds research and advocates to improve care, management, support and quality-of-life for people with arthritis.
Children and arthritis
Arthritis can happen at any age. Here, you can find management and treatment information specifically created for the more than 6,000 Australian children living with...
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