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Ankylosing Spondylitis, Neurologic Perspective (cont.)

Ankylosing Spondylitis Prevention

  • Daily bending, twisting, and gentle range of motion exercises help prevent postural deformities and restriction of joint movement. Stretching exercises minimize the long-term impact of spinal stiffness and restrictions.
  • Breathing exercises are recommended to prevent chest wall immobility. Cessation of smoking is mandatory.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Prognosis

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