Ankylosing Spondylitis

What is Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory arthritis that causes pain in the joints and ligaments. Learn more about the causes and who gets affected. Read More >>

Ankylosing Spondylitis Symptoms

The most common symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis is chronic pain and stiffness in the lower back, buttocks and hips that usually develops slowly over several weeks or months. Read More >>

Ankylosing Spondylitis Diagnosis

To diagnose AS, the doctor will ask about your medical history, examine your joints and spine, perform imaging tests of your pelvis and may do blood tests. Read More >>

Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment

Treatment for AS focuses on reducing pain and stiffness and preventing joint deformities. Read More >>

Ankylosing Spondylitis Self-Care

One of the best ways to take care of your health if you have ankylosing spondylitis is to take a proactive role in your own treatment – a process called self-management. Read More >>

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