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What Is Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis is a long term type of arthritis of the spine. It causes swelling of the vertebrae and many times these vertebrae can fuse together making the spine more immobile and an awkward, hunched-like posture. This condition is more common in men and to date, there is no cure for it. However, there are a variety of treatments that can help alleviate pain and reduce the development of symptoms. There is no known cause of the disease, but genetics may play a role in it.

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Back And Neck Injuries After A Car Accident

According to the National Safety Council, 4.6 million people were seriously injured in car accidents in 2016. While some injuries can be minor and heal relatively quickly, other injuries, even following minor auto accidents, can cause severe injuries.

What Is Your Back Pain Telling You

The typical person sits for over 8 hours per day. On top of this, many people rarely take a break from sitting during the day—getting up only to attend meetings or eat lunch.