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The group of diseases known as spondyloarthritis, also referred to as spondylitis, primarily affect the spine and other joints. There are a variety of signs and symptoms, but inflammation is the key feature that helps distinguish spondyloarthritis from mechanical back and joint pain.


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Imagine Dragons' Lead Singer, Dan Reynolds, Gets Vocal About Living with Ankylosing Spondylitis

Posted November 2016

Dan Reynolds, the talented lead singer of the Grammy Award-winning rock band, Imagine Dragons, was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis when he was...

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Could Spondylitis be the Cause of Your Chronic Back / Joint Pain?

Posted April 2016

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A Prescription for Exercise

Posted October 2016

With all the current therapies for ankylosing spondylitis (AS)—anti-inflammatory medications, biologics, dietary modifications, and even surgery in some cases— the consensus among most is that exercise is  one of the most...

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