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How to identify the symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis?

Patients experiencing the below mentioned symptoms will require immediate
ankylosing spondylitis treatment.

  • Pain and stiffness in the lower back, especially
    during early mornings.
  • Pain that keeps you awake at night.
  • Pain in buttocks and back of thighs.
  • Pain in the neck, shoulders, thighs, or hips, worsening due to inactivity, for example sitting for long periods at a desk.
  • Stiffness, pain, and swelling in the ankles or knees.
  • Soreness in the heel and arch of the foot.
  • Swelling and pain in the toes and fingers.
  • Tenderness at the base of the pelvis.
  • Tightness and pain around the chest.
  • Inflammation of the eyes, known as iritis or uveitis.

Diagnosis of Ankylosing

Since the Ankylosing Spondylitis symptoms are quite similar to common back issues, people often put up with the pain for a while before consulting a doctor. It is very important to consult a specialist if you suspect that you have ankylosing spondylitis. Get in touch with us immediately, to get a diagnosis.

Ankylosing spondylitis is diagnosed by our qualified and experienced rheumatologist. The condition is diagnosed based on various factors, including patient history, physical examination, blood tests, MRI, and X-ray.

Treatment Options for Spondylitis Pain

Various treatment options are available for the treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Our Department’s Experience

Our Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology was started in 2015 and we have over the years treated patients with various rheumatology problems including ankylosing spondylitis. We will ensure you receive the best possible care for ankylosing spondylitis using a multidisciplinary approach.

Why Choose Sri Ramakrishna Hospital?

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Our Doctors and their Experience

Our team of highly experienced Rheumatologist and other allied specialist including Physiotherapist have immense experience in providing the finest ankylosing spondylitis treatment in Coimbatore.

Dr. K. S. Jayakumar is a Consultant in Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology of the Department of Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology at Sri Ramakrishna Hospital. He has over 26 years of experience and is a specialist in treating Ankylosing spondylitis.


Consultant in Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology MBBS, MRCP(UK), MD(UK), CCT-Rheum & GM(UK), FRCP(London).

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Frequently Asked Questions

Exercise is the most important part of ankylosing spondylitis treatment. Other treatment options include medication, physical therapy, and maintaining a good posture.

Consult your doctor before you start any kind of exercise regimen. However, many people find relief with yoga, tai chi, water therapy, and other low impact exercises such as walking.

Bone fusion often occurs in patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis. But this pattern of fusion can be influenced using good postural habits.

Anti-TNF drugs are used in Ankylosing Spondylitis which seem to slow or stop radiographic progression. However, they are quite expensive and there is not enough long-term data to know how safe they are.

Though there is no complete cure for Ankylosing Spondylitis, a number of different medications and treatments are available that help manage the pain and reduce other symptoms of spondylitis pain.

Sri Ramakrishna Hospital

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395, Sarojini Naidu Rd, New Siddhapudur, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641044.

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