Richa Dhawan MD

Ejercicios de flexibilidad y fortalecimiento para la espondiloartritis

Los ejercicios para la espondiloartritis deberían ser ligeros y hacerse con frecuencia. Es bueno realizar los ejercicios que se muestran aquí dos veces al día. No los haga en cuanto se levante por la mañana cuando su cuerpo está más rígido. Por la mañana, salga a caminar a fin de comenzar a relajarse para ese día…


Covers causes and symptoms of spondyloarthropathies, a family of long-term (chronic) diseases of joints. Looks at specific symptoms of each type. Discusses treatment with mild exercise, over-the-counter medicines, and other options.

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of joint inflammation (arthritis) that is long-lasting (chronic) and most often affects the spine. Ankylosing spondylitis commonly causes pain and stiffness, with swelling and limited motion in the low back, middle back, neck, hips, chest wall, and heels. Ankylosing spondylitis is a…

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Discusses ankylosing spondylitis, a condition that causes pain, stiffness, and swelling in the spine. Covers causes and symptoms. Looks at treatment with conditioning exercises, medicines, and surgery. Offers home treatment tips.

Posture in Advanced Ankylosing Spondylitis

As severe ankylosing spondylitis advances: The head moves forward and the neck becomes stiff. The upper back curves forward (kyphosis). The normal curve in the low back flattens. The hips may become stiff and not straighten completely. People often keep their knees bent a little to make up for the changed curves in…