Flexibility. It’s vital for a body
to be flexible. One disease that may prevent flexibility is ankylosing spondylitis. Ankylosing spondylitis isn’t
curable, but beneficial care by a knowledgeable
practitioner like your Severna Park chiropractor may help lessen
its symptoms and lasting effects. It is an inflammatory disease that over
time can trigger your spinal bones, the vertebrae, to fuse. Fusing
anything give rise to
less flexibility. Back And Neck Care Center seeks to keep its Severna Park
chiropractic patients as flexible as possible.
WHAT ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS IS
Patients coming to
Back And Neck Care Center often have straightforward
conditions that make clear their back pain
experience. Sometimes, more unique
conditions like ankylosing spondylitis arrive, too. In a research
investigation of 3336 patients with ankylosing spondylitis, most ankylosing
spondylitis patients were diagnosed in other healthcare settings instead of rheumatology practices. The majority were diagnosed
by other practitioners while 7% were diagnosed by chiropractors or PTs. The
median time for diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis from a back
pain diagnosis to a referral to a rheumatologist was 307 days. (1) Your Severna Park chiropractor understands
the symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis and will make that
referral as necessary.
WHAT ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS AFFECTS
Back And Neck Care Center, being a Severna Park back pain
specialist clinic, will see ankylosing spondylitis patients since it
is a spine-related disease.
Ankylosing spondylitis most frequently affects
the spine, especially the low back and occasionally
the sacroiliac joint. Wherever tendons and ligaments attach to
bone (spine, breastbone to ribs, hip, shoulder joint), ankylosing spondylitis
may occur. Ankylosing spondylitis does not start
and does its thing then stop. It may come and go, be worse and
better, be off and on, for months or years. Ankylosing spondylitis may cause fatigue, and men are more likely to
suffer with ankylosing spondylitis than women. While ankylosing spondylitis does its
fusion thing, Back And Neck Care Center may be able to help influence its
fusing ways to help maintain as much flexibility in its fused areas and an upright posture as possible instead of the hyperkyphosis curving that often results
in an ankylosing spondylitis spine.
HOW Severna Park CHIROPRACTIC MAY HELP Severna Park
ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS SUFFERERS
Diagnosing Severna Park ankylosing spondylitis may be complex
in some cases as symptoms may vary from neck pain and stiffness to
low back pain and hip pain. For some, imaging (MRI, xray)
and lab tests are performed in addition to the classic
clinical examination. Once diagnosed though, mixing medical
treatment via a rheumatologist with chiropractic treatment (spinal
manipulation, Cox® Technic) can bring about some relief like pain reduction and improved activities of daily living. (2) Your
Severna Park chiropractor successfully and eagerly
collaborates with Severna Park
healthcare colleagues to assist Severna Park chiropractic
patients find the gentle care they need.
CONTACT Back And Neck Care Center
Schedule a Severna Park chiropractic visit
for Severna Park back pain relief. If ankylosing spondylitis is your back
pain condition, know that Back And Neck Care Center is here to help.
Back And Neck Care Center is all about keeping Severna Park spines as flexible as
possible and allowing Severna Park chiropractic patients
to do everything they desire.