Ankylosing spondylitis is characterized by progressive pain and stiffness of the spine

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a rheumatological disease that affects the spine. AS is characterized by progressive pain and stiffness of the spine.

Here are a few excellent resources on ankylosing spondylitis including a free patient guide.

What Is Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS)

Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of arthritis that affects parts of the spine. In this video, an expert describes the long-term effects of the condition, its most common symptoms and the different treatments available. Causes of ankylosing spondyliti…

Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment

Presented here are a couple of interesting articles on different treatment for ankylosing spondylitis.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Exercises | WomanMagz

Exercises for People with Ankylosing Spondylitis

Generally, a combination of low impact exercises as well as some form of physical therapy is used in the treatment of this condition. These will include spine strengthening exercises, exercises to improve posture, stretching exercises, which help in improving flexibility and other similar forms. These exercises have to be undertaken everyday, twice a day for maximum impact

Publish Date: 08/22/2011 5:25

Arthritis Treatment with Photochemotherapy | Spinal Stenosis Blog

Photochemotherapy is a promising treatment for arthritic conditions including ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.

Publish Date: 09/08/2011 10:00

Do you have additional questions about ankylosing spondylitis? We have put together a Patient Guide that discusses all of the rheumatic conditions affecting the spine in more detail. If you would like access to this informative and easy to understand Patient Guide, just click this link and we’ll make sure you get your copy today. Patients’ Guide To Spondyloarthropathies

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