Spondyloarthritis

Learn what Spondyloarthritis means and whom it affects. Consider its related conditions, how the disease can be managed along with facts and figures.

Seronegative arthritis is male predominant, except in the case of Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) where the male to female ratio is 1:1.

Psoriasis occurs in 3% of the population. One-third of these, or 1% of the population, will also develop PsA.

Osteoarthritis is caused by the deterioration of cartilage in the joints, often due to wear and tear.

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What is Spondyloarthritis?
A Group of Inflammatory Arthritis Diseases

These diseases have common features, including inflammation of the spine, eyes, skin and gastrointestinal tract. Spondyloarthritis often starts in the teen years and early twenties.

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Related Conditions
Symptoms, Diagnosis and Management

Discover the various conditions related to Spondyloarthritis, like Ankylosing Spondylitis, Reactive Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Enteropathic Arthritis, Juvenile Onset Spondyloarthritis, and Undifferentiated Spondyloarthritis (USpA).

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Management of Spondyloarthritis
Pharmacological Therapies and Exercise Work Together

While there is no cure for Spondyloarthritis, the disease can be managed with pharmacological therapies and exercise, allowing patients to live fully productive lives.

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Facts & Figures
Did You Know?

It’s likely you have heard of Rheumatoid Arthritis, but did you know there are over 100 types of arthritis? Or that about 4.8 million Canadians live with a form of arthritis? Learn more with our Facts & Figures about Spondyloarthritis.

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