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Surgical Management of Temporomandibular Joint Ankylosis in Ankylosing Spondylitis

Abstract<p>Relatively few patients develop such severe degenerative temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disease that they require total joint replacement. …

Flares Common in Ankylosing Spondylitis

<b>WEDNESDAY, May 5, 2010 (MedPage Today) —</b> Disease flares are common among patients with ankylosing spondylitis, and their pattern may reflect the …

Inflammation

5 Ways You're Not 'Living' With Chronic Illness

A fine line, ladies and gentleman, its what stands between <i>living</i> with chronic illness and being alive with chronic illness. I've straddled it a few times, but I've figured out some of what on the other side and here's what I know:<p><b>1. You're not living with a chronic illness if you're hunting for the</b> …

If you have ankylosing spondylitis (AS), exercises for your back, chest and limbs will keep them supple. Find out more about exercises for ankylosing spondylitis.

Exercises for ankylosing spondylitis (AS)<p>Bed rest isn’t recommended as this can speed up the stiffening of your spine. Exercises for your back, chest …

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) causes inflammation in the joints of your spine, leading to pain and stiffness. Find more information on ankylosing spondylitis and its effects on your body.

What is ankylosing spondylitis (AS)?<p>Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory condition that affects the joints in your spine. Spondylitis …

Ankylosing Spondylitis on the McGill Pain Scale

Recently Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) has been found to involve neuropathic pain. A question from a fellow patient about the McGill Pain Scale score …

SPARSE Trial: Spondyloarthritis Responds to Etanercept

Treatment of axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) with the biologic agent etanercept allowed patients to use fewer nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs …

Ankylosing Spondylitis: More Than Just the Spine

Extra-articular disease manifestations that can have substantial impact on quality of life are common among patients with ankylosing spondylitis, a …

All about ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that mainly affects the spine and sacroiliac joints, or the lower back.<p>An inflammatory disease, …

Spondyloarthritis

All patients should get physical therapy and do joint-directed exercises. Most recommended are exercises that promote spinal extension and …

10 Ways to Ease Ankylosing Spondylitis Pain

If you’re living with ankylosing spondylitis, you know the back pain and fatigue that are hallmarks of the condition can be unpredictable. But …

Standing Tall: Helgi Olafson's Life With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Helgi Olafson doesn’t let his ankylosing spondylitis get in the way of doing the things he loves or chasing his dreams. The 30-year-old professional …

Markers Predict Worsening of Spine Ailment

Action Points<p>Note that a German cohort study demonstrated that higher levels of visfatin are associated with a greater likelihood of progression of …

TNF Blockers Ease Spinal Symptoms

Action Points<p>Treatment of patients with axial spondyloarthritis using the tumor necrosis factor etanercept allowed patients to use fewer nonsteroidal …

7 Myths About Ankylosing Spondylitis

If you have ankylosing spondylitis (pronounced ank-kih-low-sing spon-dill-eye-tiss), you probably know that there’s a lot to learn about this form of …

Pain

Improve Your Dressage Seat with Isabelle von Neumann-Cosel: Part 1

2.1K<p>SHARES<p>To most riders, their seat position on the horse feels normal. It is the result of genetic facts, well-trained muscle memory and …

Dressage

Katie Jerram: 11 steps to create your horse’s best ever plaits

<b>Plaiting a mane</b> is an art, as the number of plaits and the way they are set on to a horse’s neck can make the most of his conformation. It can even …

Hairstyling

How To Be Part Of The Team When You Work From Home

Working from home has its perks. You spend very little time commuting and less money on work clothes; you have greater flexibility, more family time, and fewer co-worker interruptions; and you don’t have anyone constantly looking over your shoulder and watching your every move–just to name a few.<p>It …

Five Mistakes People Make When They Think They're Working Smarter

Many entrepreneurs and businesses think they work smarter when actually they don’t. Here are some classic errors – you might think you’re working smarter when you do these things, but you’re not.<p><b>1. Tell everyone to work from home on Friday</b><p>Not only is this not smart, it’s not even flexible, as …