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Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn helps Ashburn ankylosing spondylitis patients with their back pain.

Flexibility. It’s vital for a body to be flexible. One disease that may take flexibility away is ankylosing spondylitis. Ankylosing spondylitis isn’t curable, but beneficial care by a knowledgeable practitioner like your Ashburn chiropractor may help lessen its symptoms and lasting effects. It is an inflammatory disease that over time can cause your spinal bones, the vertebrae, to fuse. Fusing anything give rise to less flexibility. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn seeks to keep its Ashburn chiropractic patients as flexible as possible.

WHAT ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS IS

Patients visiting Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn frequently have straightforward conditions that clarify their back pain experience. Occasionally, more one-of-a-kind conditions like ankylosing spondylitis turn up, too. In a research investigation 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 referral to a rheumatologist was 307 days. (1) Your Ashburn chiropractor knows the symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis and will make that referral as necessary.

WHAT ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS AFFECTS

Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn, being a Ashburn back pain specialist clinic, will see ankylosing spondylitis patients as it is a spinal condition. Ankylosing spondylitis most frequently involves the spine, especially the low back and sometimes the sacroiliac joint. Wherever tendons and ligaments attach to bone (spine, breastbone to ribs, hip, shoulder joint), ankylosing spondylitis may occur. Ankylosing spondylitis doesn’t 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 cause fatigue, and men are more prone to get ankylosing spondylitis than women. While ankylosing spondylitis does its fusion thing, Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn may be able to help guide 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 results in an ankylosing spondylitis spine.

HOW Ashburn CHIROPRACTIC MAY HELP Ashburn ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS SUFFERERS

Diagnosing Ashburn 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 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 draw some relief in terms of pain reduction and improved activities of daily living. (2) Your Ashburn chiropractor effectively and enthusiastically works in partnership with Ashburn healthcare colleagues to help Ashburn chiropractic patients find the gentle care they need.

CONTACT Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn

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