Monthly Archives: October 2012

Battling Ankylosing Spondylitis – miracle hunting

Mmm, now I am going to tell the religion journey I went on with my AS this week. It’s another of those sensitive subjects.  I have been through a roller coaster journey of emotions as my AS developed undiagnosed and … Continue reading

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Battling Ankylosing Spondylitis – Give me anything that’ll help me.

I remember thinking in this period of my life that bad backs must be a huge business and the opportunity to get into. I spent a fortune over the next five years. I bought heat pads that you stuck on … Continue reading

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Battling Ankylosing Spondylitis – The diagnoses journey progresses to the dark side – alternative medicine

Well when the usual routes of doctors and hospitals fail what else can you do? If you read my last blog you’ll remember my sacroiliac pain had been diagnosed as period pain, which it wasn’t, and so still struggling to … Continue reading

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Battling Ankylosing Spondylitis – The diagnoses journey – two nothing wrongs and in the journey stakes that’s just stepped out the front gate

I left my last blog saying I was waiting for the opportunity my insurance claim against the driver who’d knocked me over presented to obtain a second opinion, well I was still waiting for that.  We made a decision then … Continue reading

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Battling Ankylosing Spondylitis – The beginning of my diagnoses journey – boy is it a journey

After the first time I’d gone back to the hospital and been sent away and told there was nothing wrong that anyone could help with, I began doing that thing that I think dominates nearly every AS sufferer’s life before … Continue reading

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