Ankylosing Spondylitis

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

Definition

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is characterised by a chronic inflammatory arthritis predominantly affecting the sacroiliac joints and spine, which can progress to bony fusion of the spine. [1]

Ankylosing spondylitis has a few synonyms, some of which are more common than others:

  • Marie-Strümpell disease: This term is named after the two doctors who first described the condition in the late 19th century, Pierre Marie and Adolph Strümpell.
  • Bechterew disease: This term is named after Vladimir Bekhterev, a Russian neurologist who also played a role in identifying the disease.
  • Axial spondylitis: This is a broader term that encompasses ankylosing spondylitis as well as other conditions that cause inflammation of the spine.

It’s important to note that "ankylosing spondylitis" is the most widely used and recognized term for this condition

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Ankylosing spondylitis (in other words, AS) is characterised by a chronic inflammatory arthritis predominantly affecting the sacroiliac joints and spine, which can progress to bony fusion of the spine.

  • Aesculus Hippocastanum
  • Kalmia Latifolia
  • Rhus Toxicodendron
  • Colocynthis
  • Bryonia Alba
  • Agaricus Muscarius
  • Kali Carbonicum
  • Pain and stiffness
  • Bony fusion
  • Pain in ligaments and tendons
  • Bent posture
  • Breathing problems
  • Heart trouble
  • Back Against a Wall
  • Prone Lying
  • Seated Thoracic Extension
  • Quadricep Stretch
  • Seated Figure Four Stretch
  • Plank

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