Research Articles Archive

Management of Ankylosing Spondylitis: What Is Known; What Is Not Known?

New advances in juvenile spondyloarthritis

Juvenile spondyloarthritis (SpA) is a distinct disease to adult SpA, and usually manifests as peripheral arthritis and enthesitis. Importantly, many patients with juvenile SpA continue to be at risk of developing ankylosing spondylitis during their disease course. In this Review,…

New Rate of Prevalence of Spondyloarthritis

A new rate of prevalence of axial spondyloarthritis (SpA) has been published in the journal, "Arthritis Care & Research". The data comes directly from the Center of Disease Control's National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) program, which was also…

Physical Therapy and Surgery

Physical therapy and orthopedic surgery are important components in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis (AS). Supervised physical therapy is more effective than individual or unsupervised exercise in improving symptoms, but controlled trials suggest that combined inpatient and outpatient therapy provides…

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