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X-Rays in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that affects the spine. We explore why X-rays are the most trusted imaging source for the...

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What to Eat When You Have Ankylosing Spondylitis

Following an anti-inflammatory diet and limiting starch consumption can help decrease triggers of ankylosing spondylitis. Ankylosing spondylitis is a...

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DISH vs. Ankylosing Spondylitis: What Are the Differences?

DISH and ankylosing spondylitis are both types of arthritis, but there are differences between the conditions. Diffuse idiopathic skeletal...

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The 3 Stages of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is not fatal, but it’s a progressive disease. Understanding the stages of AS and affecting factors can help prepare...

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6 Types of Spondylitis

Under traditional SpA classification, there are six types of spondylitis, including Ankylosing Arthritis (AS), Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA), and more....

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Causes of Axial Spondyloarthritis

Axial spondyloarthritis causes inflammation, primarily in the spine. Learn more about the causes of axial spondyloarthritis in this article. Axial...

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Living With Axial Spondyloarthritis

Living with axial spondyloarthritis can lead to emotional challenges in addition to joint pain and stiffness. Coping strategies can help. Living with...

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Treatment for Axial Spondyloarthritis

Axial spondyloarthritis is an autoimmune disorder treated with medications, lifestyle changes, physical therapy, and sometimes surgery. Axial...

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What Is Axial Spondyloarthritis?

Axial spondyloarthritis is an inflammatory condition associated with chronic back pain. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to slow its...

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Things to Know About Biologics for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Biologic drugs are a new form of treatment for ankylosing spondylitis. Injectable biologics and infusions may help with inflammation and joint pain....

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How Ankylosing Spondylitis Is Treated

There are a variety of options, including lifestyle changes, medications, and surgical interventions, that can help treat ankylosing spondylitis....

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory arthritis that leads to rigidity of the spine. Reviewed by a board-certified rheumatologist.

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An Overview of Cosentyx

Learn about Cosentyx (secukinumab), an interleukin-17A antagonist approved to treat adults with ankylosing spondylitis or psoriatic arthritis....

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Ankylosing Spondylitis and Spine Pain

Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of inflammatory arthritis that affects your spine. Learn more about this condition. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is...

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Exercises for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Anyone living with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) knows back pain and fatigue are unpredictable. Exercise is one of the best ways to cope. Ankylosing...

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Telehealth for Ankylosing Spondylitis During COVID-19

Telemedicine can make it easier to manage ankylosing spondylitis from the safety of your home during the current global COVID-19 crisis. Living with...

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Why Diagnosing Ankylosing Spondylitis Is Often Difficult or Delayed

Survey highlights the problems associated with diagnosing ankylosing spondylitis which can lead to poor quality of life. Learn more. Over one million...

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An Overview of Sacroiliitis

Sacroiliitis is inflammation of the sacroiliac joints. It can be caused by medical conditions such as osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis....

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How Are Axial Spondyloarthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis Related?

Axial spondyloarthritis is a subset of spondyloarthritis. Ankylosing spondylitis is a more severe form of axial spondyloarthritis. When learning...

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What Causes Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) may have genetic and environmental contributors—researchers are still trying to uncover the causes. Learn what we do...

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An Overview of Juvenile Ankylosing Spondylitis

Juvenile ankylosing spondylitis affects children, teens and young adults. It is known for causing pain and stiffness in the spine and large joints....

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What Is Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory arthritis that leads to rigidity of the spine. Reviewed by a board-certified internal medicine physician....

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Symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the spine and other joints. Learn about symptoms it causes like back pain and stiffness....

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Living Well With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Living well with ankylosing spondylitis means preparing for flares, coping with pain, and treating your depression. Learn more about ways to handle...

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How Ankylosing Spondylitis Is Diagnosed

A diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis requires a careful assessment of medical history and exam, lab tests, and imaging. Learn more about how doctors...

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An Overview of Ankylosing Spondylitis Surgery

For some people with ankylosing spondylitis, spine and hip damage become so severe they affect mobility, the ability to perform daily tasks, and...

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What Are Your Treatment Options for Advanced Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Advanced ankylosing spondylitis is treated with strong medications including corticosteroids, conventional DMARDs, biologic drugs, and JAK...

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What to Know About Ankylosing Spondylitis and COVID-19

People with ankylosing spondylitis who take immunosuppressants are at an increased risk of infections, which may include COVID-19. Ankylosing...

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