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Exercise for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:49:33 -0400

(image) If you have ankylosing spondylitis, avoid the the “no pain, no gain” philosophy. Low- or no-impact activities, such as yoga, swimming, walking, or cycling are best for people with joint pain.



Medications to Treat Ankylosing Spondylitis

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:13:09 -0400

(image) Though medicine cannot cure ankylosing spondylitis, it may reduce your pain and enable you to more fully participate in the activities you enjoy.



Tackling Ankylosing Spondylitis Complications

Mon, 05 Nov 2012 18:44:14 -0400

(image) A new study published online in October 2012 confirms that people with ankylosing sypondylitis are at risk for complications such as sleep problems, depression, and anxiety. Learn how to get help.



Ankylosing Spondylitis Center

Fri, 30 Oct 2009 12:07:14 -0400

(image) Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a form of inflammatory arthritis that affects the spine. In severe cases of ankylosing spondylitis, the disease causes new bone formation, which can cause the bones in the spine to fuse (join) together.



Ankylosing Spondylitis Animation

Tue, 27 Oct 2009 13:29:37 -0400

(image) An orthopedic surgeon explains how Ankylosing Spondylitis, a form of inflammatory arthritis, causes the spine to fuse in this short, animated video.



Ankylosing Spondylitis and Posture

Mon, 16 Feb 2009 01:00:00 -0400

(image) People with ankylosing spondylitis need to focus on maintaining good spinal alignment. Square your shoulders, and keep your head relaxed and facing straight ahead. When standing, imagine your ears, shoulders, hips, knees, and ankles falling in a straight line.



Risk of Inheriting Ankylosing Spondylitis

Mon, 16 Feb 2009 01:00:00 -0400

(image) Learn about the risk of inheriting spondylitis and if you can find out whether your child will develop AS.



Pregnancy and Ankylosing Spondylitis

Mon, 16 Feb 2009 01:00:00 -0400

(image) Ankylosing spondylitis and pregnancy raises questions about potential complications and need to adjust treatment before and after birth.



Current Research on Ankylosing Spondylitis

Fri, 13 Feb 2009 01:00:00 -0400

Researchers are hard at work trying to better understand ankylosing spondylitis: what causes it? Is there a genetic connection? How does understanding the causes help us better treat the disease? Covers recent research developments.



Mattress Selection When You Have Ankylosing Spondylitis

Fri, 13 Feb 2009 01:00:00 -0400

(image) The right mattress can help you enhance your posture and keep a straight spine.



Common Ankylosing Spondylitis Questions

Sun, 07 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400

(image) Ankylosing Spondylitis. What is it? What causes it? What can you do for the pain and other symptoms?



What is Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Thu, 04 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400

(image) Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by pain and progressive stiffness. It mainly affects the spine, but it can affect other areas of the body, too. Get an overview of this spinal condition here.



Exams and Tests for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Thu, 04 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400

(image) The diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) requires an in-depth review of your medical and family history, physical and neurological examinations, blood tests, and imaging studies, such as x-ray or MRI.



Causes of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Thu, 04 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400

(image) Ankylosing Spondylitis possibly has a connection to certain bacteria.



Surgery for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Thu, 04 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400

(image) Seldom is surgery needed to treat ankylosing spondylitis, however, here are 4 indications your surgeon may consider before recommending spine surgery.



Non-Surgical Treatments for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Thu, 04 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400

(image) Ankylosing spondylitis seldom requires spine surgery. Many nonoperative treatments include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications, aquatic therapy, stretching, exercise, and posture training.



Symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Thu, 04 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400

(image) Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic disease that develops slowly.



Facts and Tips about Ankylosing Spondylitis

Thu, 04 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400

(image) Who gets ankylosing spondylitis more frequently: males or females? Is exercise a good idea if you have AS? Learn the answers to those questions, plus read other facts and tips about this spinal condition.



Anatomy of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Thu, 04 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400

(image) A solid understanding of your spinal anatomy will help you understand how ankylosing spondylitis (AS) affects your spine. Learn about the different spinal regions where AS can cause inflammation and fused bones.



Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Type of Spinal Inflammatory Arthritis

Sat, 07 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400

(image) Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory spinal disease characterized by spinal joint pain and progressive stiffness in the neck and back.