Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis affecting spine where the vertebrae fuse together resulting in rigid spine or bamboo spine. It is manifested as pain and stiffness to such an extent that the person attains a stooped posture. The severity may vary from person to person and if persistent for a prolonged duration may result in significant deformity. In ankylosing spondylitis fusion of bones is a prominent feature which hampers the daily activities of the person as the range of mobility and flexibility gets reduced. The area commonly involved include low back, sacroiliac joint, buttocks, hips, ribs, breast bone, tendons, ligaments around the joint, heel, ankle. Along with pain and stiffness other prominent features are fever, tiredness, redness, dryness of eyes, pain in chest on inspiration etc
Homeopathic treatment is recommended as it helps in reducing the discomfort, pain, stiffness, maintains the mobility, flexibility of joints and prevents joint deformities. Early intervention can minimize the disease progress and within short duration complete cure can be established.