|The Spondyville Mall|
|(Scroll down for Virtual Walk Stop # 6)|
|At the entrance to the Spondyville Mall is the statue of the Blurry Soldiers, dedicated to all the brave Spondyville soldiers, who, though often blinded by iritis, fought, (and usually died), for their country.|
|At the Spondyville Mall,
Every parking space is a handicapped parking space.
|Businesses come and go, but one of Spondyville's oldest family-owned businesses continues to thrive. Located at the corner of Inflammation Ave and Ulceration Place, Indocindy's Pies are legendary. Next time, you're in town, check out their new rheumatological rhubarb pie. (with a $5.00 all-you-can-eat co-pay)|
|Another Spondyville business: Stickley's Cane Emporium has been a fixture of the Spondyville business district since the turn of the twentieth century.|
|The local health food store is owned by longtime Spondyville resident, Calvin Beauregard Place, unfortunately, a dyslexic sign painter transposed his name and C. Bo's Place came out as ...|
| Spondyville Virtual Walk - Stop # 6
Medications are often integral to a person with AS getting their disease 'under control'. No-one likes to take drugs and often the meds have side effects which are almost as bad as the problem they seek to alleviate. But, the right meds can often mean the difference between being able to function and not being able to get out of bed. There are many different types of drugs available now as treatment options, NSAIDs, (non-steroidal anti-inflammatories), DMARDS (Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs) and biologic meds (Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor drugs.) Some meds may work well for one person and not for another. Sometimes meds can stop working. But for a person with AS who is struggling to get their lives back on track, an effective medicine is an invaluable tool in their treatment arsenal.
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Then, on to the next stop on the Virtual Walk - Brogna Field
|What kind of mall would it be without a Sickory Charms store?
Selling all the accoutrements of good luck, (try their Cheese Amulets!), they also sell the extremely popular Norman Cousins dart boards.
|And finally, every mall has to have at least one "Spenser's Gifs", featuring the silliest photo-manipulations ever made.|