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Ankylosing Spondylitis by Corry C. Patient Expert Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 12:23pm Ankylosing Spondylitis, also known as spondylitis or rheumatoid spondylitis, is a chronic, inflammatory disease which causes pain and inflammation of the joints between the vertebrae of the spine and the joints between the spine and pelvis. Although this disease mainly affects the spine, it can likely cause the same symptoms in other areas of the b ... Read on »
Massage and Ankylosing Spondylitis by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 4:40pm Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory condition of the spine and other parts of the body, related to various arthritis conditions. It affects men 3:1 over women, and generally starts within second or third decade of life. Its initial symptoms typically include pain and inflammation in the hips and low back caused from inflammation of ... Read on »
Ankylosing spondylitis by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm 1 Comment Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory disorder of multiple articular and para-articular structures that principally involves the axial skeleton. It usually affects the sacroiliac joints and the spinal facet joints of the vertebrae. It sometimes involves the appendicular skeleton as well, such as the joints of the greater trochanter, ... Read on »
Relief for Ankylosing Spondylitis by Seth Roberts .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 15 Jun 2009 4:11pm 1 Comment Ankylosing spondylitis is a kind of arthritis with puzzling symptoms all over the body. Its main symptom is back vertebrae fusing together; ankloysis is stiffening or fusion of a joint. To read Wikipedia you’d think it can only be treated with dangerous drugs that don’t work very well. I recently learned from someone with the condition that it ... Read on »
Crohn’s Treatment for Ankylosing Spondylitis by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 04 Jan 2010 6:00am A global team of researchers, led by Professor Matthew Brown, from the University of Queensland’s Diamantina Institute for Cancer, Immunology and Metabolic Medicine, has discovered that there is a genetic relationship between ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and Crohn’s disease. The study was published in the current issue of Nature Genetics. AS ... Read on »
Rowing for ankylosing spondylitis (AS) by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 27 Aug 2014 3:15pm Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a painful, progressiveContinuously increasing in extent or severity. form of inflammatory arthritisInflammation of one or more joints of the body. that affects young people. The spine is most commonly affected but other joints, tendons and ligaments can also be affected. Sym ... Read on »
NHS in England Denies Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 05 Jun 2010 7:46pm If you live in the U.K. and suffer from ankylosing spondylitis, you had better live in Scotland. The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), the national drug rationing body, has ruled that infliximab, has ruled that the drug is not cost effective. At £15,000 ($30,000) a year it is £5,000 ($10,000) a year more than the ... Read on »
Vitamin D and Ankylosing Spondylitis by Medline Plus Posted Wed 01 Aug 2012 8:06pm Source: Spondylitis Association of America Related MedlinePlus Page: Ankylosing Spondylitis Read on »
Quantitative Measurement of Syndesmophytes in Ankylosing Spondylitis Using Computed Tomography (CT) by nih.gov Posted Thu 11 Aug 2011 8:00pm Description of Invention: Syndesmophyte (abnormal bone) growth in the spine is a hallmark of Ankylosing Spondylitis, a type of inflammatory arthritis. Syndesmophyte growth is currently monitored using semi-quantitative scoring of radiographs, but radiographs consider only a small part of the vertebra, and the method is subject ... Read on »
Causes Behind Back Pain – Ankylosing Spondylitis by Dr. Graeme T. Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 04 Jan 2011 9:10am In the United States of America an astonishing eight out of ten people suffer from some kind of back ache or the other during the course of their lifetime with five out of every ten working adults experiencing this pain annually. In today?s fast-paced world, young people have become a victim of this vertebral pain. Anatomically, back ache can b ... Read on »