Ankylosing spondylitis: symptoms, treatment

Ankylosing spondylitis (Bechterew's disease) is a chronic восполительным disease of the spine and joints.

Most often affects the joints and places tendon attachment to the bone. The cause of the disease is a genetic predisposition antigen carriers of HLA-27.

At the first signs of the disease should consult a doctor, because in the process of development grow together can occur liming, which leads to immobility.

Symptoms grow together

In the early stages diagnose Bechterew difficult, even in x-rays.

To the basic signs of the disease include:

  • The pain and stiffness of the lumbar spine, usually occurs at night and gradually fades to noon. In the process of developing the disease discomfort apply to other sections of the spine. If untreated can receive muscle pain and reduced mobility.
  • The defeat of joints - begins with inflammation of the joints of the sacrum, which Bechterew's disease can be accepted for sciatica. Gradually the pain spread the hip and shoulder joints.
  • Inflammation of various organs - the eye, the heart tissue, lungs, kidneys, etc

Treatment grow together

Effectively fight disease Bekhterev using nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs. They reduce pain, contribute to the improvement of the mobility of joints and prevent the further development of disease.

When ankylosing spondylarthritis prescribe physical therapy, massage and physiotherapy.

In the inactive stage disease patients shown Spa treatment:

  • balneotherapy (hydrogen sulphide and radon baths);
  • mud therapy hydrojet (applications, wraps).

These types of procedures are used by specialized doctors of our medical center in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis

You can pass the course of treatment in our rehabilitation center. Details about its cost, accommodation in medical centre and proposed procedures learn the telephone numbers (04338) 2-20-86 (round the clock) or (04338) 2-25-77 (from 09.00 to 18.00). Or use the feedback form in Contacts