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Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation helps Carrolltown ankylosing spondylitis patients with their back pain.

Flexibility. It is vital for a body to be flexible. One disease that may prevent flexibility is ankylosing spondylitis. Ankylosing spondylitis is not curable, but decent care by a knowledgeable practitioner like your Carrolltown chiropractor may help diminish its symptoms and lasting effects. It is an inflammatory disease that over time can trigger your spinal bones, the vertebrae, to fuse. Fusing anything give rise to less flexibility. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation seeks to maintain flexibility in its Carrolltown chiropractic patients.

WHAT ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS IS

Patients visiting Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation frequently have clear-cut conditions that explain their back pain experience. Infrequently, more one-of-a-kind conditions like ankylosing spondylitis arrive, too. In a study of 3336 patients with ankylosing spondylitis, most ankylosing spondylitis patients were diagnosed in other healthcare settings instead of rheumatology practices. Most were diagnosed by other practitioners while 7% were diagnosed by chiropractors or PTs. The median timeframe for diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis from a diagnosis of back pain to a rheumatology referral was 307 days. (1) Your Carrolltown chiropractor understands the symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis and will establish that referral as necessary.

WHAT ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS AFFECTS

Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation, being a Carrolltown back pain specialist clinic, will see ankylosing spondylitis patients since it is a spine-related disease. Ankylosing spondylitis most frequently involves the spine, particularly the low back and sometimes 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 quit. It may come and go, be worse and better, be off and on, for months or years. Ankylosing spondylitis may cause fatigue, and men are more likely to suffer with ankylosing spondylitis than women. While ankylosing spondylitis does its fusion thing, Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation may be able to help influence its fusing ways to help keep 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 Carrolltown CHIROPRACTIC MAY HELP Carrolltown ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS SUFFERERS

Diagnosing Carrolltown ankylosing spondylitis may be complicated in some cases as symptoms may vary from neck pain and stiffness to low back pain and hip pain. In some cases, imaging (MRI, xray) and lab tests are performed as well as the classic clinical examination. Once diagnosed though, mixing medical treatment via a rheumatologist with chiropractic treatment (spinal manipulation, Cox® Technic) can draw some relief in terms of pain reduction and improved activities of daily living. (2) Your Carrolltown chiropractor effectively and enthusiastically collaborates with Carrolltown healthcare colleagues to assist Carrolltown chiropractic patients find the gentle care they require.

CONTACT Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation

Schedule a Carrolltown chiropractic visit for Carrolltown back pain relief. If ankylosing spondylitis is your back pain condition, know that Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is prepared to help. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is all about keeping Carrolltown spines as flexible as possible and allowing Carrolltown chiropractic patients to do everything they want.
 
Ankylosing spondylitis is gently cared for by your Carrolltown chiropractor. 
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