Ankylosing Spondylitis is the most common form of Spondyloarthropathy -a form of inflammatory arthritis which affects the region where the tendon attach to the bone. AS is characterized by pain with progressive stiffness involving the spine. AS can also affect other organ systems. If left untreated, AS can lead to irreversible joint damage and deformity and significantly impact quality of life. Early treatment is essential to avoid permanent damage to joints as well as protect other body systems from chronic systemic inflammation.
If ankylosing spondylitis is impacting your quality of life, don’t hesitate to find relief. It’s time to reach out to Southland Rheumatology Center and schedule your first appointment with our team today.
Here at Southland Rheumatology Center, our board-certified rheumatologist, , and her experienced team of licensed clinicians will provide you with an individualized treatment plan for Ankylosing Spondylitis, utilizing a multimodal approach that includes effective targeted medicine combined with an integrated approach of pain relieving techniques, dietary modification, and supplements, as well as exercise therapy. This will be done after a thorough evaluation of your medical history, a physical examination, and the use of state of the art diagnostic blood tests and imaging technology.
Yes! Southland Rheumatology Center is proud to accept insurance, and many patients are able to receive coverage for their ankylosing spondylitis treatment. Please visit our to view our list of accepted providers -- if you don’t see your provider listed, we encourage you to give us a call and discuss your options with our friendly, knowledgeable staff.
Yes! Physical therapy is an absolute essential part of your recovery, as much as any other part of your treatment plan. Our is here to collaborate with your rheumatologist and offer you tailor-made care at every step of the way.
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