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Ankle Losing Spondylitis
Would crutches be helpful for morning pain of Ankylosing Spondylitis. Finding it hard to stand/walk. Muscle spasms and severe pain in back & ankles
Yes: Bilateral crutches or a walker will off weight the low back and hips significantly. See a pain doctor to look for other ways to decrease this pain as well ...Read more
I have severely flat feet. Could this be causing me to have this pulsating intermittent anterior ankle pain? I also have an autoimmune spondylitis.
Have knee, ankle & tendon swelling due to Ankylosing Spondylitis , will soaking it in Epsom salt and cold water help?
Unlikely: The treatment of your ankylosing spondylitis should include anti-inflammatory medication!!! This should also be sufficient to treat your ankle/tendon swelling unless something ELSE is going on (eg GOUT can be worsened by some anti-inflammatory medications) Consult with your Rheumatologist! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Can ankle stiffness and shin pain as well as swelling be symptomatic of ankylosing splondylitis? My father was diagnosed a swell as older brother.
No: These are not typical symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis. The main symptoms are back stiffness and pain. Typically pain proves with activity and increases at rest. Other joint swelling, and a type of tendinitis called enthesopathy also occur and could cause the symptoms you describe but your description does not sound typical for this disease ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I m Rheumatoid arthritis n ankylosing spondlytis patient n I have injury recently ankle ligament tear so I found astaxanthin for recvry can I tak it?
I try losing weight by cutting back my food but no results ,I excerised but with my ankle messed up I can't do much ? What should I do?
Non weight bearing: Incorporating non-weight bearing exercises into your regimen while you are injured will help you lose weight and improve your overall health. Things like swimming and water aerobics would be ideal, or you could work with a Pilates or yoga instructor who can work on a specialized program for you. ...Read more