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I Would Love To Go Swimming Is It Safe To Do
A MySpondylitisTeam Member asked a question 💭

I love swimming but is it safe to do when I suffer with spondylitis,osteoarthritis and bulging discs in spine I don’t want to make my conditions worse,any advice please.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

I've been learning yoga and stretching. It helps.

How Many AS’ers Also Have Breathing Issues?
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I was told years ago that I have Restrictive Lung Disease. Way before my AS diagnosis.
Just wondering how many people also have Asthma, COPD or other lung impairments because it seems that there is a relation with AS.

Thanks 😊

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Yes, I am diagnosed and treated for asthma. I have had pneumonia 4x in the past seven years. I have extreme back pain - thoracic, at the hip and neck pain. Taking tramadol, and baclophen for the pain… read more

Does Anybody Else Have.problems With The Tailbone Or Coccyx?
A MySpondylitisTeam Member asked a question 💭

I cannot sit for any length of time without struggling to get up due to it being so sore.
Ive been told to do pelvic floor exercises but this also really hurts.my coccyx.

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Yes, I’ve suffered with an inflamed tail bone for over 23 years! I’m in excruciating pain right now and can hardly walk, sit or lie in my bed!! My new Rheumatologist is currently treating me for… read more

So Do Any Of You Do Anything For Severe Pain Other Than All These Meds
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Dry Needling..it works wonders for me...

What Are Some Exercises That You Do Daily To Help Ease Your Pain And Discomfort? Whether The Diagnosis Is Spondylitis, Spondynsis, AS, Etc..
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Do you go to gym 🏋️‍♂️ 💪 or walking 🚶‍♀️ 🤔 or spend time with family and friends 🤔????

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I'm starting home health physical therapy soon. My most recent diagnosis is axial spondylitis and spondylosis? I'm at a loss for words, my Rhuematologist diagnosed me with AK last year and Psoriatic… read more

Pillows…how Do You Use Them?
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I’m always on the hunt for the perfect pillow. The one that will wrap around the middle of my back and tush. Can’t sleep with a pillow under my head due to AS neck issues. But I currently use a pillow between my knees and one wrapped around my back & tush but it’s not great. I feel like there must be something better.

How do you take advantage of pillows to get comfy in the bed?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

I take fluff out of new pillows to get them as flat as I need. I have a small child’s bean bag chair to use as a bolster under my knees or to prop up my back into a sitting position.

Not A Question. I Wanted To Show Some New Kinds Of Exercises That Are Refreshing And Fun For People Like Us.
A MySpondylitisTeam Member asked a question 💭

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=utyL2bm1I7E. These are super easy, fun refreshing movements that are so easy to do. They are refreshing because they get blood flowing in a gentle way that makes a person feel better. It is a very simple yoga that can be done laying down, sitting and all kinds of ways. The lady on her youtube channel say it helps with weight loss. I haven’t tried hem much so not sure about that but I guess if a person starts moving a lot as opposed to not moving due to immobility… read more

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Here is another view.

Is There Any Stretching Or Yoga Programs Anyone Uses?
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I also follow Yoga of AS and it helps me. I also love yoga with Adriane on youtube. The gentle flow and the sessions that focus on back are great. I do modifications so I don't push to hard. I also… read more

Question Regarding Diagnosis
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Hi — I am positive for the HLA B27 gene. I am 57 years old. In 2018 and then again in June 2023 I had episodes of widespread body pain that lasted 8 weeks each time. I had a burning pain up and down my spine. I also had arthritic pain in the thumb joints in the base of my thumbs and pain on my front hip bones. I also had tendon pain in my shoulders.

I have also had 2 episodes of plantar fasciitis in the past 2 years. I currently have stubborn plantar fasciitis and am using Volteran gel… read more

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Penny73 — Thank you so much for your response and guidance — much appreciated. I was just diagnosed with spondyloarthritis at age 57 as well. I am currently battling a bad case of plantar fasciitis… read more

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What Do Your X-Ray Results Show?
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I have had several x-rays and I have had a few MRI’s. All concluded that “no significant changes” they do list that there’s been bone degeneration and degenerative bone disease. My first X-Ray was done at a chiropractor’s office and it shown that a lot, I had one leg longer than the other, a pinched nerve in my right hip and so much damage to the left hip they referred me to an orthopedic doctor to assess if I needed a hip replacement. At that time the orthopedic specialist only seen me as he… read more

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My x-ray results----i don't have the words to describe what my x-rays show. The things shown in my x-rays are overwhelming.