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Ankylosing Spondylitis, Neurologic Perspective (cont.)

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Good sleeping posture with a small pillow on a firm mattress in either the supine (lying face upward) position or the prone (lying face downward) position helps in alleviating pain and stiffness in people with ankylosing spondylitis.

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