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November 03, 2019

But Women Don't Get AS?

Hello, and welcome to The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast. Well, this is the month of November and I hope everybody's doing well. First I want to take a minute to talk about the show itself. I cannot thank everybody enough for...

October 27, 2019

Having a service dog, an interview with Riley Cook

In this episode, I speak with Riley Cook about her Ankylosing Spondylitis and her service dog Gatsby and the various ways he helps her on a day to day basis.. Riley has been dealing with AS for about 10 years. A few years ago...

Health & Fitness Society & Culture

October 20, 2019

A Short History of Ankylosing Spondylitis

In this episode, I present a brief history of Ankylosing Spondylitis. But first, the Question of the Week; on one of the Facebook Forums, I saw a question related to leg neuropathy from hip surgery. Getting leg neuropathy fro...

October 13, 2019

10 Natural Treatments to try for Ankylosing Spondylitis

In this episode, I look at 10 natural ways to help cope with Ankylosing Spondylitis. As with anything related to the treatment of your medical condition, please consult with your doctors about any exercise or procedures you ...

October 06, 2019

6 Ways I Try to Cope With Depression

In this episode, I cover six things that I do or have done to help combat depression partially related to Ankylosing Spondylitis. First I do a Question of the Week. A question listed online asked if stress could trigger a fla...

September 24, 2019

16 Myths About Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment

In this episode I review and article from drugs.com that discusses The Top 16 Myths About Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment (https://www.drugs.com/slideshow/ankylosing-spondylitis-treatment-1065). I tackle each myth and apply ...

September 18, 2019

Iritis - Oh, my eye!

In this episode I discuss my experience with -iritis. If you have Ankylosing Spondylitis, changes are you will get -iritis at some point. Here is my thoughts on -iritis.


September 01, 2019

Sacroiliac Joint Pain - A real pain in the behind

In this episode, I take a basic look at Sacroiliac Joint Pain. In my last xray of these joints, I was totally fused. This fusing of the SI Joints affects everyone with AS at one point.


August 25, 2019

10 Things Not To Say To Someone With Ankylosing Spondylitis

In this episode, I review an article titled 10 Things Not To Say To Someone With AS. I applied my experiences to this article and I encourage you to do the same. Mentioned in the show: https://www.healthline.com/health/beyond...

August 17, 2019

To biologic or not to biologic - My thoughts on Biologics

In this episode, I look at some basics of biologics like Enbrel, Humira, Cosentyx and my experience with those items. There are numerous biologics available to patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis and the correct one for you ...

August 16, 2019

My AS Fusion Journey - A short discussion

In this short episode, I discuss my fusion journey and some of the things I encountered as well as some of the things I do now to fight off fusion. I reference the following two articles in this episode: https://www.healthlin...

July 24, 2019

My Disability Journey

In this episode, I cover some of the basics of my process to get on SSDI. My case was unique compared to many, so please do your research if you are applying for SSDI. My information is in no way legal advice, so please consu...

July 21, 2019

11 Tips for Living with Chronic Pain

In this 9 th episode of The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast, I go over 11 tips that can help to live with chronic pain. This article ( https://www.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/11-tips-for-living-with-chronic-pain#2 ) from ...

July 15, 2019

Susan Bratton - Lets talk about sex... Intimacy and romance

Lets talk about sex, intimacy, and being with your partner. In this episode I speak with Susan Bratton. Susan Bratton is considered the Dear Abby of Sex. She's a problem solver for sexual situations. And she extolls wisdom th...

Health & Fitness Society & Culture

February 18, 2019

Gina Ryan - Dealing with Anxiety

In this episode, I chat with Gina Ryan ( theanxietycoachespodcast.com ). Gina assists people in an online group sessions or one to one sessions to deal with anxiety. Gina’s podcast ( podcast episode index ) can provide you wi...

Health & Fitness Society & Culture

January 20, 2019

My Name is AS and 4 Reasons to Start Treating your AS

Hello, and welcome to this week's episode of The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast. Today is going to be kind of a unique episode. I'm going to do a couple of things, but they are tied together. First and foremost, I'm going to ...

January 11, 2019

Ricky White - Author and AS Warrior

In this episode, I interview Ricky White, author and current President of Walk AS One. Ricky ( www.rickywhite.net ) was diagnosed in 2010 with Ankylosing Spondylitis and it would lead him on a whole new journey. He was a nurs...

Health & Fitness Society & Culture

January 04, 2019

29 Things About AS You Should Understand.

I wanted to let you know what this new episode up front I screwed up a little bit and I used the wrong microphone to record it. So when you hear this it's going to sound a little distant because I was using a microphone a lit...

December 30, 2018

An Interview with Vinnie Tortorich - Eating Right

In this episode I talk with Vinnie Tortorich, author of Fitness Confidential ( https://www.amazon.com/shop/vinnietortorich ). Vinnie started as a trainer and along with books, he has a high quality vitamin store and a coffee ...

Health & Fitness

December 18, 2018

Ideas for the upcoming shows

Hey welcome everybody. I appreciate you taking the time to listen to this episode of The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast. It's kind of interesting, as a person that's had Ankylosing Spondylitis for over 34 plus years, I'm in n...

December 04, 2018

The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast - Introduction

This is the first episode of The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast . It is just a short overview of what is to come. Hello, and welcome to the inaugural episode of Voices of AS, as many will know this as stands for Ankylosing Sp...