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9 Exercise and Posture Tips for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Keep Moving to Ease Arthritis of the Spine

Exercise may be the last thing on your mind when you have ankylosing spondylitis (AS). Pain, stiffness, and discomfort can make it difficult to move around. But did you know that once you get started and make exercise a part of your daily life, it can actually improve your symptoms? Here are 9 tips to make exercise work for you.

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  1. Questions and Answers about Ankylosing Spondylitis. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. (http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Ankylosing_Spondylitis/#g
  2. About Ankylosing Spondylitis. Spondylitis Association of America. (http://www.spondylitis.org/about/as.aspx) 
  3. Exercise and Posture. Spondylitis Association of America. (http://www.spondylitis.org/about/exercise_posture.aspx)
  4. Patient Resource Exercise. Spondylitis Association of America. http://www.spondylitis.org/patient_resources/exercise.aspx?PgSrch=exercise)
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