What are the first steps after an initial diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis?
Many individuals benefit from learning more about the condition they have been diagnosed with. Being an empowered patient is key to navigate the often challenging healthcare system. Establishing care with a rheumatologist or doctor trained in diagnosing and treating arthritis is also important for individuals with ankylosing spondylitis.
SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • https://www.thinkgenetic.com/diseases/ankylosing-spondylitis/treatment/7012 • DATE UPDATED: 2019-06-17