What is Axial
Spondyloarthritis?

Axial SpA is an inflammatory disease of the spine and joints. It works silently, leaving people in increasing pain and exhaustion.

It’s surprisingly common. More people live with the condition than MS and Parkinson’s combined. And with symptoms starting in mid-teens to early 20s, it’s a condition that affects young people.

For the General Public

Want to know more about axial SpA?

Want to know more about axial SpA?

Whether you’re living with persistent back pain or just interested in learning more about axial SpA, our expert blogs and articles will provide everything you need to know about the condition.

For Healthcare Professionals

Reducing time to diagnosis in axial SpA

Reducing time to diagnosis in axial SpA

Our bespoke resources developed by healthcare professionals across various primary and secondary care disciplines, provide targeted advice for early recognition, referral, and diagnosis of axial SpA. 

Could you have axial SpA?

Could you have axial SpA?

Could your persistent back pain be axial SpA?

Our symptom checker will walk you through a few short questions designed to determine whether there’s a chance you might the condition. 

Symptoms starting slowly

Pain in the lower back

Improves with movement

Night time waking

Early onset (under 40)