Ankylosing spondylitis

AS in the news week 16

Health system lags in chronic pain treatment

Preventing back pain

remember that back pain is common but self-limiting in most cases. However, please see a doctor if there are any “red flag” signs which may suggest a more serious cause for the back pain. Exercise and ergonomic adjustments to activity may help prevent recurrences of back pain.

How Important Is Early Diagnosis of Ankylosing Spondylitis for Therapy in Clinical Practice?

Recently, the Association of Spondyloarthritis International Society (ASAS) has developed more inclusive criteria that allow for the recognition of patients suffering from an axial spondyloarthritis (SpA) at every stage of the disease, even in the presence of normal radiographs.

Association of Spondyloarthritis International Society (ASAS)

New York clinical criteria for ankylosing spondylitis. A statistical evaluation

Reports From National Arthritis Meeting

Ankylosing Spondylitis and Spinal Cord Injury: Origin, Incidence, Management, and Avoidance

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