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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    Is there a cure for ankylosing spondylitis?

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  • Dr. Aaron Albrecht works at Body Wise Chiropractic in Bibra Lake, Western Australia. The clinic is located within a gym, and Dr. Albrecht is the … View Profile

    Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is part of the rheumatoid spectrum of diseases and is usually progressive. There is as yet no known cure, but there are treatments which may help resolve symptoms and slow, or even halt progression of the condition.

    More information can be found at this link:
    http://www.healthshare.com.au/questions/2667-what-is-the-treatment-for-ankylosing-spondylitis

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    Helen Potter

    Physiotherapist

    As a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, with extensive experience and highly advanced qualifications, as well as excellent communication skills, I can help you to: Become informed … View Profile

    The good news is that sometimes the disease stabilises or goes into remission. In the past people were often very stooped over, stiff and disabled.

    New medication and a strict stretching and exercise regime can help significantly to slow or put off this process. Seek out an As class or a physiotherapiwst with specific expertise inthis problem for the best outcome.
    Helen Potter FACP

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