Facts and Figures
  • ASAS, the Assessment of SpondyloArthritis international Society, recommends membership in a patient organization as an additional treatment option.
  • Spondyloarthritis is seronegative. That is, a blood test will not show the presence of rheumatoid factor (RF) that is produced as the immune system at
  • Osteoarthritis is associated with aging whereas inflammatory arthritis can start in children and frequently occurs in young adults.
  • Arthritis can be divided into two sub-groups: inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis, which is far more common.