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Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory arthritis that causes pain in the joints and ligaments. Learn more about the causes and who gets affected.
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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 >>
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 >>
Treatment for AS focuses on reducing pain and stiffness and preventing joint deformities. Read More >>
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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