Gary Kriedt

Hi, I’m Gary Kriedt, Seattle, Washington.  I’ve had AS for at least 32 years and I have fused sacroiliac joints.  I have constant, fairly intense spine/neck pain and stiffness when I don’t take medication.  With a TNF inhibitor and an over-the-counter NSAID, I still get some pain/stiffness, iritis, neuropathy, and other AS symptoms, but the meds help a lot (especially the TNF inhibitor).  You have to keep moving, eat a healthy diet, keep moving, exercise, meditate/relax, keep moving, stay positive, and stretch a lot/keep moving!  I really sympathize with my fellow AS people and I know some of you have had a harder time.  Hang in there and take care!

Washington United States of America

 


One Response to “Gary Kriedt”

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

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