Category Archives: ankylosing spondylitis symptoms

Red Eye – Eye health

A red eye can be alarming, but is often just a sign of a minor eye condition, such as conjunctivitis or a burst blood vessel. If it’s painful, there may be a more serious problem. Common causes of a painless red eye : The most likely causes of a painless red eye are minor problems … Continue reading

Ankylosing Spondylitis Prognosis

Like most aspects of ankylosing spondylitis, the prognosis is complicated and can be hard to predict. Some people won’t have trouble with mobility and may even see their disease come to a standstill. But for others, this form of arthritis can progress to disability. The course of the disease is highly variable. Some patients have … Continue reading

Understanding Sacroiliac Joint Disease

Back pain is a top medical complaint. It’s also a leading cause of missed work. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, virtually all adults will seek attention for back pain at some point in their lives. The institute reports that Americans spend about $50 billion a year on treating low back … Continue reading

What are the symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis ?

Typical symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis include : Slow or gradual onset of back pain and stiffness over weeks or months, rather than hours or days Early-morning stiffness and pain, wearing off or reducing during the day with movement Persistence for more than three months (as opposed to coming on in short attacks). Feeling better after … Continue reading