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The pain and stiffness of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) can make everyday life difficult, but there are ways to ease the burden on your back. Try these tips to take the pain and stiffness down a notch.


Know the Signs of Spinal Arthritis

See your healthcare provider once a year, so you can catch complications early.

Medications for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Scientists haven’t yet developed a cure for ankylosing spondylitis. But prescription and over-the-counter medications can do a lot to control your symptoms and ease pain. 

When to Go to the Doctor with Severe Back Pain

If you think your back pain is caused by an underlying condition, your doctor can help.

The Risks of Untreated Chronic Back Pain

Letting chronic back pain go untreated can lead to a number of problems.

How Bone Growth Causes Pain in Ankylosing Spondylitis

With spine arthritis, it's bone growth that causes pain, not bone loss.

Spinal Adjustments for AS

You might be tempted to see a chiropractor if you have back pain. But is spinal adjustment a safe procedure?

Treatment for Ankylosing Spondylitis


Alternative Treatment for AS

If you are interested in trying an alternative treatment, talk with your health care provider first.

Living With Ankylosing Spondylitis

How Ankylosing Spondylitis Affects Women's Health

If you’re a woman with AS, you might be wondering exactly what to expect.

How Ankylosing Spondylitis Affects Men's Health

Here’s a look at some concerns you may have about your health now and down the road.

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