BY LISA MARIE BASILE Body Ritual is Lisa Marie Basile's weekly column about wellness, chronic illness and finding healing and autonomy in ritual. You can follow her on Instagram for more on this topic. Where are all my autoimmunies and chronic illness survivors out there? I wrote th
Novartis announced today late-breaking two year results for Cosentyx® (secukinumab) showing up to 80% of patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) had no radiographic progression in the spine on x-ray assessment. This is the first time that data on structural spinal progression in AS have been presented for an interleukin-17A (IL-17A) inhibitor.
This is my story about living with Ankylosing Spondylitis and chronic pain. Pain is all consuming. It's bearable, slightly bearable, or completely unbearable. I don't remember what it feels like to not be in pain.