Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) Topic Guide

Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA): Non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) is a form of inflammatory arthritis that affects the spine, causing chronic back pain and tendon swelling. Spine X-rays cannot detect nr-axSpA. Doctors may use some ankylosing spondylitis treatments to treat nr-axSpA. Exercise and pain medications are the primary treatments for nr-axSpA.

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secukinumab Secukinumab

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