Facts and Figures
  • From the onset of symptoms the average diagnoses time is greater than 9 years.
  • 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 caused by the deterioration of cartilage in the joints, often due to wear and tear.
  • Arthritis can be divided into two sub-groups: inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis, which is far more common.