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Facts and Figures
  • The HLA-B27 gene is closely associated with spondyloarthritis. The gene occurs at different rates in different populations, ranging from 0% for Bantu
  • About 85% to 90% of people with ankylosing spondylitis have the HLA-B27 gene. Of those people who carry the HLA-B27 gene, however, only about 5% will
  • “Walking is man’s best medicine” — Hippocrates (c. 460 BC – c. 370 BC)
  • Non-Radiographic axial spondyloarthritis or nrAxSpA describes the early symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis detected by MRI and other tests where a con