Listen to Dr. Elie Karam discuss his diagnosis on ‘The Tonic’ talk show!
One in five Canadians suffers from chronic pain and, among them, half a million individuals are enduring the challenges of Spondyloarthritis. Although the term may sound imposing, it primarily manifests as pain and limitations. However, with an average delay of seven years to receive a proper diagnosis, it becomes evident that a lack of education and awareness is contributing to this significant setback. It is of utmost importance to spread knowledge, empower individuals, and initiate conversations about this debilitating condition. It was a pleasure to collaborate with Zoomer Radio in discussing Dr. Elie Karam’s personal journey with Spondyloarthritis.
If you didn’t have a chance to Listen to Dr. Elie Karam discuss his diagnosis on ‘The Tonic Talk Show, here’s a quick synopsis. During the interview, Dr. Karam shared his own experience as a patient living with Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis, shedding light on the challenges he faced throughout the diagnostic process and the realities of living with this condition. We express our sincere gratitude to Zoomer Radio ‘The Tonic Talk Show for leading the way in raising awareness about Spondyloarthritis, and we thank our fearless board chair for sharing his journey with this relentless disease. Raising awareness of this debilitating disease is a collective responsibility and it belongs to all of us. If you find yourself relating to Dr. Karam’s story and wondering whether you too may be suffering from Spondyloarthritis, we encourage you to complete the questionnaire.