Understanding Ankylosing Spondylitis Medications Topic Guide

Ankylosing Spondylitis Medications Ankylosing Spondylitis Medications: Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that affects the spine, sacroiliac joints and leg joints. Symptoms include:
  • low back pain;
  • eye pain;
  • pain and tenderness of the joints, including;
    • ribs,
    • shoulder blades,
    • hips,
    • thighs, and
    • bony points of the spine.
Because ankylosing spondylitis is incurable, treatment focuses on lessening pain and keeping mobility with exercise, heat and cold, and the use of various medications.

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