René Bräm or Karin Werner
Leutschenbachstr. 45
CH-8050 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 272 78 66
Fax: +41 44 272 78 75
Email:    mail@bechterew.ch

Executive Team:


Medical Advisors:

Vice President

Prof. Dr. iur. Christine Kaufmann
Roland Brunner
René Bräm



80 local branches with weekly exercises


3,662 members, including 2,926 AS sufferers


CHF 50 per year for members in Switzerland
CHF 55 per year for members abroad


 Editor Reto Baliarda     Published 4 times per year

Further Publications

In English: Video tape: Gymnastics and sports

In German: Schriftenreihe «Morbus Bechterew» Heft 7: Komplementärmedizin in der Therapie Heft 9: Morbus Bechterew – die Krankheit Heft 10: Morbus-Bechterew-Therapie Heft 11: 34 Persönlichkeiten – 1 Krankheit (Portraits von Menschen mit Morbus Bechterew) Heft 12: Leben mit Morbus Bechterew (Betroffene geben Auskunft) Der Morbus Bechterew Gymnastik-Kalender Video/DVD: Morbus Bechterew: Aktiv-Programm für jeden Tag

In French: Série «La spondylarthrite ankylosante» Cahier 3: La médecine complémentaire en renfort Cahier 9: Spondylarthrite ankylosante – la maladie Cahier 10: Spondylarthrite ankylosante – la thérapie Cahier 11: 34 personnalités – 1 maladie Programme de gymnastique à domicile

in Italian: Morbus Bechterew – la malattia Morbus Bechterew – la terapia


    2011: 33th annual member meeting, 28th May in Lucerne
    2012: 34th annual member meeting, 19th May in Lenzburg Various events for the members such as nordic walking, cooking or participation at a TV broadcast

    Year Founded