A.S. Face 1032: Michael

Face 10321032I was diagnosed with AS 2 years ago but have been living with it for 7 years as I was misdiagnosed with a “slipped disc”  I’ve had surgery, been on all types of medications, I’ve seen chiropractors, spinal activators, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, physiotherapists, homeopaths, kinesiologists, just to name a few, I was just about to give when finally I saw a rheumatologist and he diagnosed me with AS at the age of 25, I’m now 27 been on methotrexate for 2 years and my life is starting to get back to normal. This disease can get you down but never give up hope,  beat the pain don’t let it beat you!

South Africa, Africa


One Response to “A.S. Face 1032: Michael”

  1. Dear Michael,
    Thank you so much for sharing your story with us.
    Sincerely Cookie

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