Support Groups

On this page you will find a list of Ankylosing Spondylitis Support Groups. We will continue to update the list as more groups come to our attention.

Facebook Support Groups:

Ankylosing Spondylitis: A group for people with ankylosing spondylitis, a painful inflammatory arthritic disease that principally affects the spine and sacroiliac joints, and the people who care for them.

Ankyosing Spondylitis: This group is for people with Ankylosing Spondylitis and their families to connect, ask questions, and provide support to one another.

Ankylosing Spondylitis: A group for real fighters.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Australia: This is also for Australians and New Zealanders only. If admin can not see your location on your profile, your request to join may be denied.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Australia Support Group: A Social Support Group for those who are suffering from Ankylosing Spondylitis in Australia. If we get enough members who are interested we will do Social gatherings to meet others with AS.

ankylosing spondylitis awareness uk: No description provided.

Ankylosing Spondylitis: Exercise and Staying Active.: A group where people of all abilities can get together and discuss exercise and staying active.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Exercises for us: This group is for light exercises and stretching. The person that runs this is in no way a certified physical trainer, physical therapist. You come here on your own volition to help yourself strengthen your muscles and elongate not only muscles but tendons as well to allow for a more fluid body movement.

Ankylosing Spondylitis- Find a cure!: For those who have A.S. or know someone with the disease. At this time, there is no known cure. Help spread A.S. awareness and support those who are affected by it.

Ankylosing Spondylitis for Women: A place where women can openly discuss how the disease affects our lives. Feel free to discuss pregnancy concerns, family concerns, differences in disease process or anything else you feel uncomfortable discussing in a coed group. This is not meant to drive a wedge between the sexes or discriminate in any way. This group is meant to allow women to talk about how this disease relates to us.

Ankylosing Spondylitis: Hope in Holistic Healing: For all Ankylosing Spondylitis Warriors seeking to treat and/or complement current treatments with holistic healing remedies.

Ankylosing Spondylitis In Canada: This group is to bring Canadian sufferers together to aid in swapping of information and networking. Hoping this will be a good addition to your existing groups.

Ankylosing Spondylitis- India: A group for people with ankylosing spondylitis, a painful inflammatory arthritic disease that principally affects the spine neck and sacroiliac joint.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Ireland: The Ankylosing Spondylitis Association of Ireland was founded thirty years ago in 1986, by Hugh Cassidy and other interested patients and medical professionals. We are happy that we have managed to provide information and support for As patients and hope to continue supporting patients for many years to come. We would urge members and friends to get involved in our group and help to grow and develop the association which will ultimately benefit patients. We provide exercise classes for patients in Cheeverstown House Templeogue Dublin 6w and Quinn Co Clare. Please support these classes as they are an important component in reducing pain and increasing mobility.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Low starch and low carb diet support: A place of support, to share tips, support and recipes for low starch or low carb eating. The aim of this group is to improve symptoms of Ankylosing spondylitis through this way of eating.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Melbourne: This group is for those in Melbourne fighting the fight against Ankylosing Spondylitis. This group is to allow us to give advice on good places to go that accommodate us as well as sharing our positive and negative experiences with particular medical industries in Melbourne. And also a place for us to arrange Melbourne gatherings.

Ankylosing Spondylitis / Pain support / Biologics: This support group was started by people with AS. Our hopes are that you all find a safe helpful place to discuss this disease your treatments or other helpful ideas.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Pakistan.(ASP): A project of PWDO! ASP is a public awareness body being an off shoot of ASP Pakistan. The basic aim is to educate clinicians and patients from different sections of society about Rheumatological Diseases (especially Ankylosing Spondylitis) prevalent in our country. The knowledge currently available is either deficient or corrupted by local beliefs and myths. A better understanding of the disease process and familiarity of medicines used worldwide, will hopefully motivate the patient to be compliant and get better results. This group’s aim is to raise awareness of the disease and to help the patients to make the right decision.

Ankylosing Spondylitis South Africa: Ankylosing Spondilitis SA is a page where South Africans can share their treatment regime with others, e.g. exercises, locally branded pharmaceutical or natural medicines, good and helpful medical professionals and more.

Ankylosing Spondylitis -Sunshine Coast/Qld Australia: Social and support group for people on the Sunshine Coast with AS (Ankylosing Spondylitis)

Ankylosing Spondylitis- support.: This is a closed group so anyone who would like to talk about Ankylosing Spondylitis can do so without worrying too much about privacy. This group is for those who suffer with it, or know someone who does.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Support Group: This is a support group for people with Ankylosing Spondylitis, or people with family or friends with Ankylosing Spondylitis. This is a place to share ideas, health tips, experiences of drugs that have worked (and not worked), and how to live with this condition.

ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS SUPPORT GROUP: This is our small effort to get in touch with every possible person, suffering from Ankylosing spondylitis and spread awareness.
A little modification in lifestyle along with regular exercise can keep the pain at bay. We do not consider it a disease, we believe it is just another boost to live a healthy and active life.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Support Group for Black Women (BLASST!): We are black women coming together to learn more about our disease and what treatments are available that work best for us. Hopefully, we can rally together, support each other, and gain the medical community’s attention. We want and need to be included medical research studies as well as included in statistical counts. And last but not least we are BLASST, Black Ladies with Ankylosing-Spondylitis Standing Together!

Ankylosing Spondylitis Support Group UK: Run by an Ankylosing Spondylitis warrior who wanted to open a group for other sufferers to share their stories, experiences and knowledge. Anyone is welcome from the UK to join whether you have AS or a friend or relative has it.

Ankylosing Spondylitis (TEMPAT SHARING): This group is a gathering place for patients, families, and all concerned with Ankylosing Spondylitis — where as a family each member can share experiences, stories, knowledge, and information about the course of illness and treatment, as well as mutually reinforcing each other.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Victor’s Association: The Ankylosing Spondylitis Victor’s Association is a revolutionary mastermind council founded by people who have put their own AS symptoms into complete remission. Here we discuss and share the strategies and actions which led us to a full recovery. We also provide a safe and supportive environment for you to share your own thoughts, feelings, beliefs and experiences.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Women’s Group: WOMEN ONLY: This is a group for women who have Ankylosing Spondylitis ONLY. ONLY WOMEN with Anklyosing Spondylitis will be accepted! You can feel free to discuss any topic safely and without judgment as it pertains to the disease.

AS Warriors – Ankylosing Spondylitis Support Group: This group provides information and support for people living with AS, their family, friends and careers. With the understanding and support of each other, it is intended that this group will serve to help people embrace the challenges of living with AS, find healthy coping mechanisms and best manage their AS, in their own way. All that is shared in this group is done so confidentially, and everyone is kindly asked to respect each other’s confidentiality.

Beating Ankylosing Spondylitis…….Spartan Style: With knowledge, a kick-ass trainer aka Jordan Rogers, and an endless supply of drive and determination, the founder of this group will get into the best shape of his life, all the while competing in as many Spartan Races as he possibly can for as long as he can. This group will document the training,  challenges, and journey of being an Elite level Spartan racer, all while coping with and pushing through Ankylosing Spondylitis.

ENDURANCE For Ankylosing Spondylitis: A group to promote Exercise as medicine for health and wellness, especially associated with living with any of the many types of arthritis. We all have different levels of progression, but we are all here to help motivate each other and stay healthy and positive.

LGBTQ Ankylosing Spondylitis Support: This group is an AS support group where it is safe for LGBTQ members to be open.

Living with Ankylosing Spondylitis: This is a group for anyone who has Ankylosing Spondylitis, knows someone with AS, or is a AS expert or something. The purpose of the group is to share anything you have found that helps with the pain, stiffness and anything else that comes with AS. If you have a stretch, a herb, a drug, a dance or anything that helps let’s share and discuss.

Living with Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) in Bangladesh: This Group is for Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) patients in Bangladesh.

Losing (weight) With Ankylosing Spondylitis For Women: No description provided.

Men with Ankylosing Spondylitis: Ankylosing Spondylitis for Men. Men with AS is a place where you are with friends in your journey with AS. We’re here to motivate, encourage & support each other as well as share stories, frustrations, tips & to improve the quality of your life with AS. Our goal is to support and motivate our members! We want men to be able to come here and talk about what is bothering them, vent if needed and get advice from others who are going through the same thing, in a private setting where others who may not understand how AS affects our lives cannot read our post. We are brothers in AS. We stand together.

Single with Ankylosing Spondylitis: Single with Ankylosing Spondylitis. This Is Not a Dating Page. Created for those that Have A.S., are single and looking at dating, how to be on our own more comfortably, and more. It’s a New Group and we are sure to find our voice soon.

Standing Strong Together Against Ankylosing Spondylitis: Our common goal is to support each other, stay strong and stand together and fight Ankylosing Spondylitis, not each other.

The Low/No Starch Diet for Ankylosing Spondylitis: Welcome to this page. This group is all about an anti-inflammatory, gluten free, lactose free, low/no starch diet to support optimal health in those of us with Ankylosing Spondylitis, Axial Spondloarthropathy, or any other Spondylitis related condition; and for anyone who has a family member or friend with this type of health challenge. We also welcome you if you don’t have a diagnosis, but you you have concerns you may have AS. This group is for exchanging recipes and food ideas for those wanting to try the low/no starch diet to manage their AS.