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Effective nonsurgical treatments for ankylosing spondylitis?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Medical treatment

Surgery is an option rarely taken and is of last resort.
There is no cure but treatment exists that can change the lives of people with as. Whereas a progression to spine fusion and immobility was common in the past, current medications can lessen or even sometimes prevent such complications. The keys are early diagnosis and treatment by a rheumatologist.

In brief: Medical treatment

Surgery is an option rarely taken and is of last resort.
There is no cure but treatment exists that can change the lives of people with as. Whereas a progression to spine fusion and immobility was common in the past, current medications can lessen or even sometimes prevent such complications. The keys are early diagnosis and treatment by a rheumatologist.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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