Ankylosing Spondylitis: Symptoms and Early Signs

Arthritis is an extremely common condition. It occurs in various forms. Ankylosing Spondylitis is a form of arthritis which causes the stiffening of the spine. To understand it better, a simple breakdown of the name will help. Ankylosing means fusing together, Spondyl is from the Greek word for vertebra and Itis refers to inflammation, literally meaning an inflammation of the spine. In this article we take a closer look at the symptoms and early signs of Ankylosing Spondylitis. Read more