For The General Public

For The General Public

Whether you think you might have axial SpA, are interested in finding out more about the condition, or are going through diagnosis, our useful blogs and articles from experts in the condition will help you on your journey.

Could you have axial SpA?

Check your symptoms

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 have the condition. 

Talking to your GP and understanding the symptoms

Talking to your GP and understanding the symptoms

It’s not unusual for people to say they don’t know how to talk to their GP or other primary care professional about axial SpA. With a bit of preparation, it’s really easy to get the most out of your appointment.

Talking to rheumatology and understanding diagnosis

Talking to rheumatology and understanding diagnosis

Axial SpA is diagnosed by rheumatologists. Read our experts blogs to help you prepare for your appointments and know what to expect if you are going through the journey to diagnosis.

Axial SpA Stories

Axial SpA Stories

Around 1 in 200 people in the UK live with axial SpA. What’s life like with the condition, how do people get diagnosed and how do people live well with the condition? Read our collection of blogs to learn more about people’s real life experiences.

Good to know

Good to know

Whether you think you might have axial SpA or are already going through the process for diagnosis, our expert blogs will help you on your journey.

Symptoms starting slowly

Pain in the lower back

Improves with movement

Night time waking

Early onset (under 40)