Flexibility. It is important for a body
to be flexible. One disease that may prevent flexibility is ankylosing spondylitis. Ankylosing spondylitis is not
curable, but decent care by a experienced
practitioner like your Baton Rouge chiropractor may help diminish
its symptoms and lasting effects. It is an inflammatory disease that in
time can trigger your spinal bones, the vertebrae, to fuse. Fusing
anything makes it less flexible. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation seeks to keep its Baton Rouge
chiropractic patients as flexible as possible.
WHAT ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS IS
Patients coming to
Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation frequently have clear-cut
conditions that make clear their back pain
experience. Infrequently, more unique
conditions like ankylosing spondylitis turn up, too. In a study 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 Baton Rouge chiropractor understands
the symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis and will make that
referral as necessary.
WHAT ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS AFFECTS
Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation, being a Baton Rouge back pain
specialist clinic, will see ankylosing spondylitis patients since it
is a spinal condition.
Ankylosing spondylitis most frequently affects
the spine, particularly the low back and occasionally
the sacroiliac joint. Wherever tendons and ligaments fasten to
bone (spine, breastbone to ribs, hip, shoulder joint), ankylosing spondylitis
may arise. Ankylosing spondylitis does not start
and does its thing then quit. It may come and go, be worse and
better, be off and on, for months or years. Ankylosing spondylitis may make
its sufferer tired, and men are more likely to
suffer with ankylosing spondylitis than women. While ankylosing spondylitis does its
fusion thing, Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation may be able to help influence its
fusing ways to help keep as much flexibility in its fused areas and an upright posture as possible instead of the hyperkyphosis curving that often comes to an ankylosing spondylitis spine.
HOW Baton Rouge CHIROPRACTIC MAY HELP Baton Rouge
ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS SUFFERERS
Diagnosing Baton Rouge ankylosing spondylitis may be complicated
in some cases as symptoms may vary from neck pain and stiffness to
low back pain and hip pain. In some cases, imaging (MRI, xray)
and lab tests are performed as well as the typical
clinical examination. Once diagnosed though, mixing medical
treatment via a rheumatologist with chiropractic treatment (spinal
manipulation, Cox® Technic) can draw some relief like pain reduction and improved activities of daily living. (2) Your
Baton Rouge chiropractor successfully and enthusiastically
teams up with Baton Rouge
healthcare colleagues to assist Baton Rouge chiropractic
patients find the gentle care they require.
CONTACT Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation
Schedule a Baton Rouge chiropractic visit
for Baton Rouge back pain relief. If ankylosing spondylitis is your back
pain condition, know that Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is here to help.
Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is all about keeping Baton Rouge spines as flexible as
possible and allowing Baton Rouge chiropractic patients
to do all their activities of daily living they desire.