Ankylosing spondylitis

What is Ankylosing spondylitis?

It is a chronic arthritis of spine and sacroiliac joints of pelvis. The inflammation and fusion of vertebrae leads to stiffness and pain of spine and sacroiliac joints.

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Hello, Our friend, a man of age 30 who has ankylosing spondylitis is just about to start Humera due to a very difficult recent flair-up. Of course...

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Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.

There is no cure for ankylosing spondylitis, but treatments can decrease your pain and lessen your symptoms.


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I am looking for a doctor who specializes in Ankylosing spondylitis. I have suffered with this disease since I was 19 with no remission. I am now...

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Main stay recommendation is physiotherapy.

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There is no cure for ankylosing spondylitis...

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I went for series of blood tests and spinal MRI on Monday in which I was diagnosed with L5 S1 Disc Protrusion (slip disc ) and HLAB27 +ve (Ankylosing spondylitis...

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From your history I understand that you have been diagnosed with Ankylosing spondylitis.

I would like you to know the following:

1. There are...

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