Are there other things besides medication that can help with the symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis (AS)?
It is important to follow your prescribed treatment plan and follow up with your doctor regularly. You can also help alleviate pain and stiffness by staying active with regular exercise and stretching regimens. Practice good posture, don't smoke, and eat a balanced diet to help your body function to the best of its ability.
SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • https://www.thinkgenetic.com/diseases/ankylosing-spondylitis/living-with/7038 • DATE UPDATED: 2019-06-17