Let’s Get Loud for AS: Michael Santillo’s Inspiring Journey

Michael Santillo’s journey after being diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis (AxSpA/AS) not only illuminates the challenges faced by millions worldwide, but also exemplifies the power of community and determination in the face of adversity. Knowing that the lack of awareness among the public and among health professionals comes at a high…

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Conquering Boundaries: Charlène Dupasquier’s Arundo Expedition

Charlene Dupasquier is a pioneer of unwavering determination and boundless courage. Her story is not merely one of overcoming physical challenges but of transcending them with a fervent passion for life and adventure. Living with Axial Spondyloarthritis (AxSpA), a chronic inflammatory disease primarily affecting the spine and sacroiliac joints, Charlene’s…

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International Women’s Day 2024

Women, teens and girls face unique challenges living with spondyloarthritis. Spondyloarthritis can affect mothers, daughters, sisters, friends, and female figures in different ways. The spondyloarthritis community in Canada recognizes the need to address the underrepresentation of women in the SpA community, a topic brought to the forefront by the eye-opening…

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Family Day: Celebrating the Spondyloarthritis Community

Family Day holds a special place in the hearts of Canadians, a day dedicated to celebrating the bonds that tie families together. For the Canadian Spondyloarthritis Association (CSA), this holiday takes on a profound meaning as it extends beyond blood relations. In the spondyloarthritis community, Family Day is a reminder…

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Dealing with a New Diagnosis – A Mental Health Webinar

This webinar focuses on navigating the emotional journey that follows a new diagnosis, acknowledging that it is a process akin to grieving. A new diagnosis, especially of a chronic condition, often prompts a range of emotions that may mirror the stages of grief. Our expert speakers will guide participants through…

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Mid-Month Reflections: A Message from the Executive Director of the Canadian Spondyloarthritis Association

Dear CSA Community, As we find ourselves well into the new year, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the strength and resilience that defines our community. The challenges we face may persist, but it is our shared spirit that propels us forward in our pursuit of progress…

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Navigating the Holiday Season with Spondyloarthritis

As the holiday season approaches, many of us eagerly anticipate festive gatherings, joyous celebrations, and quality time with loved ones. However, for those living with spondyloarthritis, the prospect of managing chronic pain during this season can be daunting. The Canadian Spondyloarthritis Association offers insights and tips on navigating the holidays…

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AxSpA Disussion Guide

AxSpA Discussion Guide

Ready to take an active role in your Axial Spondyloarthritis (AxSpA) journey? This discussion guide will help you prepare for a productive appointment with your rheumatologist.

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HCP Portal

Welcome to our online resource hub dedicated to providing healthcare professionals with comprehensive insights and tools for the effective management and care for patients with Spondyloarthritis.

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Psoriatic Arthritis – All You Need to Know (2024)

In this session, Dr. Chandran covered a comprehensive overview of Psoriatic Arthritis, including diagnosis, symptoms, comorbidities, and treatment options. His extensive knowledge and commitment to research make him a leading authority in the field, and we are fortunate to have him as a resource. If you missed the live webinar…

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