Pregnancy with ankylosing spondylitis

Having ankylosing spondylitis (AS) will not directly affect your ability to conceive. However, some medications, including sulfasalazine, can cause a decrease in sperm count and therefore can lead to a temporary decrease in male fertility. This effect reverses when you stop taking the medication. In this article, we will consider pregnancy with ankylosing Read more…

Is exercise useful in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects mainly young men. This disease can affect axial and peripheral joints as well as specific organs, thus impairing quality of life in these patients. There are three types of treatment interventions in these patients: medical treatment, surgical treatment and physical-rehabilitation therapy. Physical-rehabilitation therapy Read more…

Modern principles of treatment of ankylosing spondylitis

Modern principles of treatment of ankylosing spondylitis

The article presents the modern principles of treatment of ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) (ankylosing spondylitis, Strumpel disease – Marie – ankylosing spondylitis) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the spine (spondylitis), sacroiliac joints (sacroiliitis), often peripheral joints (arthritis), entheses (enthesitis), in some cases eye (uveitis), cardiovascular system – aortic Read more…