Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of arthritis that affects the spine. The symptoms of Ankylosing spondylitis mainly include pain and stiffness from the neck down to the lower back. In this condition, the spine’s bones fuse together, which leads to a rigid spine. Early diagnosis and treatment of Ankylosing spondylitis can help to control pain and stiffness and might reduce or prevent deformity as well.
This problem affects about 0.1% to 0.5% of the adult population. Though Ankylosing spondylitis can occur at any age, but it mostly affects men in their teens and 20s. Ankylosing spondylitis is less common and usually milder in women.
Actually there is no cure for Ankylosing spondylitis, however, there are various treatments that can lessen discomfort and improve function. These treatments mainly aim to reducing pain and stiffness, maintaining a good posture, prevents deformity, and improves the ability to perform daily activities.
Here are top 5 ways to treat Ankylosing spondylitis symptoms that can help a person to perform his daily activities at an ease…
1. Osteotomy and fusion
For those patients who have severe deformities, Osteotomy and fusion can prove quite effective in reducing symptoms of Ankylosing spondylitis.
2. Physical therapy
Another effective way to deal with Ankylosing spondylitis is a physical and occupational therapy. An early intervention with physical and occupational therapy play a very important role in maintaining body functions and reducing deformity.
3. Daily exercises
There is no denying the fact that regular exercise is one of the key factors to maintain a good health. Moreover, a program of daily exercise can also prove helpful to reduce stiffness, strengthen the muscles around the joints and prevent or minimize the risk of disability. Swimming is one of the ideal forms of exercise for people with Ankylosing spondylitis.
There are certain medications that can also provide relief from pain and stiffness, and enable patients to perform their exercises. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs including ibuprofen, aspirin, and naproxen are the most commonly used drugs for spondylitis treatment.
5. Homeopathic mode of treatment
The list of treatments for Ankylosing spondylitis is incomplete without homeopathic remedies. Homoeopathic treatment can be a great benefit to the spondylitis patients if the treatment is started well in time. Similar to other disorders, the homoeopathic medicines work by optimising the body’s overactive immune system, in this problem as well. However, the outcome of the treatment greatly depends on the stage of the disease, at which it is started.
Some of the most commonly used homeopathic medicines for Ankylosing Spondylitis include:
Rhus Tox: It is a highly recommended homeopathic medicine to treat a variety of pains. In case of ankylosing spondylitis it is very effective when pain and stiffness in back and hips are mostly aggravated after a period of inactivity.
Aesculus: It is one of the best homeopathic medicines to start treatment of Ankylosing spondylitis. It is very effective to use in cases where there is a marked pain in lumbosacral area of the back and hips with extreme stiffness.
Kalmia: Kalmia is one of the best homeopathic medicines for those cases where pain and stiffness are marked in lower back and neck area.
Kali Carb: It is very effective homoeopathic medicine to use when back feels extremely weak with pain and stiffness. The people experiencing this condition generally feel a great pain and stiffness in back and it feels like as if it was broken.
Friends, as you all know very well that classical homeopathic medicines are prescribed only on the basis of TOTALITY OF SYMPTOMS with a clear cut identification of disease in patient and patient in disease also, even then we are providing here just a few homeopathic medicines for different types of medical problems in a short way.
But reader is advised very strongly to use the medicines only under medical supervision and these medicines should never ever consumed without proper consultation with your doctor or GP.
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