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Spondylitis, also known as Ankylosing Spondylitis in the medical term, is one of the common conditions of the spine. This condition is a result of inflammation of one or more vertebrae, which develops slowly over a period of time. Small bones in the spine get fused making the spine less flexible. And it further leads to hunch-forward posture. Consult the best Orthopaedic doctor to get best treatment for Spondylitis at Felix Hospital.
Spondylitis is broadly categorised into three categories-
The area which is more inclined towards Spondylitis are-
Some of the early signs for identifying Spondylitis are-
There are no specific causes which can be related to this condition. But two risk factors have been associated with Spondylitis.
Though there is no specific prevention available if it is genetic. However, being physically active can help in improving mobility and posture and can minimize the long term impact.