Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of arthritis that affects the spine. This is a chronic inflammatory arthritis that commonly affects the sacroiliac joints in young men. The onset is usually rapid with recurring episodes of low back pain and stiffness, which radiates sometimes to buttocks or thighs. Characteristically, the symptoms are worse that cervical and is experienced in the early morning and following inactivity

The vertebrae may grow or fuse together resulting in a rigid spine. These changes may be mild or severe and may lead to a stooped posture. Early diagnosis and treatment helps in controlling pain and stiffness and may prevent significant deformity. Although it can occur at any age, ankylosing spondylitis most often strikes men in their teens and twenties.

Ankylosing Spondylosis is similar to cervical disorders in many aspects and Ayurveda has very efficient treatments for both. While home remedies can be helpful, you will need personalized treatment for long-term relief. To know more, get in touch with us today.

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