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Ankylosing Spondylitis

How Is Ankylosing Spondylitis Diagnosed?

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory condition that affects joints of the spine. It is usually diagnosed through a combination of physical examination, taking a history, as well we running imaging and blood tests.

Back pain

Short Leg Syndrome Back Pain Treatment

Short leg syndrome is a condition that is more commonly referred to as leg length discrepancy. People who suffer from SLS have an imbalance in the structure of their lower body, which can alter their posture and lead to leg, foot, hip, knee and back problems.

Back pain

Referred Pain – When Back Pain Is Spreading Elsewhere

Referred pain is pain that is triggered in a specific part of the body, but you feel pain elsewhere, rather than at the local site of the triggering point.

When it comes to the spine, certain back and neck problems may cause referred pain to other parts of the body.