Archive for 'Ankylosing Spondylitis'
Posted on 20. Jul, 2012 by Jennifer.
Ankylosing Spondylitis, also known as AS, is a type of arthritis disease of spine and joints. It is a chronic condition but pain relief is possible through treatments. In the early stage of AS, the lower back becomes inflamed and painful and eventually leads to discomfort as well as chronic pain. As the disease progresses, in [...]
Posted on 24. Feb, 2012 by Jennifer.
What is ankylosing spondylitis (AS)? Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a rheumatic (related with your joints) condition, included in a group of inflammatory diseases that affect the musculoskeletal system. The name is derived from the Greek words “ankylos” meaning “bent,” and “spondylos,” meaning “spine.” AS is a medical condition that affects millions of people. The important [...]
Posted on 28. Nov, 2011 by Jennifer.
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) mainly affects the spine and may lead to severe stiffness in the back. Spondylitis is an inflammation of the joints of the spine, as the inflammation goes and healing takes place, bone grows out from both sides of the vertebrae and may join the two bones together.