Category Archives: ankylosing spondylitis treatment

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

Ankylosing Spondylitis : Some useful exercises

In conjunction with medication, regular exercise will help you manage your AS more easily. After an initial assessment, your physiotherapist will teach you exercises specific to your needs and how to incorporate them into your daily routine. You may find them a little difficult and painful at first but it is certainly worth persisting with … Continue reading

Ankylosing Spondylitis and your pregnancy-love life

Ankylosing Spondylitis should not normally interfere with lovemaking. If, however, you are having problems with your hips, your Ankylosing Spondylitis is in a flaring stage or you have lost a considerable amount of spinal movement, you may need to use your ingenuity to find comfortable and satisfying positions. It is important to discuss these issues … Continue reading