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Ankylosing Spondylitis

Pain in lower back, varying from mild to severe throughout the year. Doing stretching exercises to maintain mobility of the spine, also I try to do yoga on days of less pain. This disease is really affecting my confidence and day to day life. Kindly give some suggestions for this condition.
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Hi...., In most cases, treatment will involve a combination of exercise, physiotherapy and medication... Keeping active can improve your posture and range of spinal movement, along with preventing your spine from becoming stiff and painful.... in cases where a joint has become severely damaged, joint replacement surgery may be recommended to improve pain and movement in the affect joint....
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