Joint Journey - a Column by Jemma Newman

In a surprise life twist, Jemma and her husband were both diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis in their 30s. Her column, “Joint Journey,’ combines a carer’s perspective with personal insights, diving into the realities and challenges of dealing with this joint-wrecking chronic disease.

How we’re battling poor sleep because of ankylosing spondylitis

Note: This column describes the author’s husband’s experiences with meloxicam. Not everyone will have the same response to treatment. Consult your doctor before starting or stopping a therapy. Sleeping beside my husband, Dave, who has ankylosing spondylitis (AS), I’ve noticed that his nights are more restless when his…