The burden of axial spondyloarthritis: a global patient perspective

Urgent improvements in the diagnosis and care of people living with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) are needed to avoid devastating long term health and economic outcomes.

@asif.spondylitis’ #GlobalIMASReport identifies five fundamental calls to action for health care professionals. These include an urgent need to educate primary care health professionals, physiotherapists, orthopaedic doctors, and other specialists that may treat associated manifestations of axSpA (ophthalmologists, dermatologists and gastroenterologists), to recognise signs and symptoms of #axSpA and make appropriate referrals – ideally to a rheumatologist.

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