Flexibility. It’s important for a body
to be flexible. One disease that may prevent flexibility is ankylosing spondylitis. Ankylosing spondylitis isn’t
curable, but beneficial care by a well-informed
practitioner like your San Jose chiropractor may help lessen
its symptoms and lasting effects. It’s an inflammatory disease that over
time can cause your spinal bones, the vertebrae, to fuse. Fusing
anything give rise to
less flexibility. Chiropractic Solutions seeks to keep its San Jose
chiropractic patients as flexible as possible.
WHAT ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS IS
Chiropractic Solutions regularly have straightforward
conditions that describe their back pain
experience. Occasionally, more one-of-a-kind
conditions like ankylosing spondylitis turn up, too. In a study of 3336 patients with ankylosing spondylitis, most ankylosing
spondylitis patients were diagnosed in other healthcare settings instead of rheumatology practices. The majority were diagnosed
by other practitioners while 7% were diagnosed by chiropractors or PTs. The
median timeframe for diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis from a back
pain diagnosis to a referral to a rheumatologist was 307 days. (1) Your San Jose chiropractor understands
the symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis and will establish that
referral as necessary.
WHAT ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS AFFECTS
Chiropractic Solutions, being a San Jose back pain
specialist clinic, will see ankylosing spondylitis patients as it
is a spinal condition.
Ankylosing spondylitis most commonly involves
the spine, particularly the low back and occasionally
the sacroiliac joint. Wherever tendons and ligaments fasten to
bone (spine, breastbone to ribs, hip, shoulder joint), ankylosing spondylitis
may occur. Ankylosing spondylitis does not start
and does its thing then stop. It may come and go, be worse and
better, be off and on, for months or years. Ankylosing spondylitis may make
its sufferer tired, and men are more prone to get ankylosing spondylitis than women. While ankylosing spondylitis does its
fusion thing, Chiropractic Solutions may be able to help influence its
fusing ways to help maintain as much flexibility in its fused areas and an upright posture as possible instead of the hyperkyphosis curving that often comes to an ankylosing spondylitis spine.
HOW San Jose CHIROPRACTIC MAY HELP San Jose
ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS SUFFERERS
Diagnosing San Jose ankylosing spondylitis may be complicated
in some cases as symptoms may vary from neck pain and stiffness to
low back pain and hip pain. For some, imaging (MRI, xray)
and lab tests are done in addition to the classic
clinical examination. Once diagnosed though, mixing medical
treatment via a rheumatologist with chiropractic treatment (spinal
manipulation, Cox® Technic) can bring about some relief in terms
of pain reduction and improved activities of daily living. (2) Your
San Jose chiropractor successfully and enthusiastically
works in partnership with San Jose
healthcare colleagues to assist San Jose chiropractic
patients find the gentle care they require.
CONTACT Chiropractic Solutions
Schedule a San Jose chiropractic visit
for San Jose back pain relief. If ankylosing spondylitis is your back
pain condition, know that Chiropractic Solutions is prepared to help.
Chiropractic Solutions is all about keeping San Jose spines as flexible as
possible and permitting San Jose chiropractic patients
to do all their activities of daily living they want.