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Life Hacks and Spondylitis

Posted on May 25, 2018

Life hacks are tips and tricks from those in the know. Living with spondylitis means learning new ways to deal with pain and immobility. Heat, exercise, the right pillow, tools to make routines easier - this wisdom is passed from one person to another. Living with spondylitis is a little easier when we share what works.

On MySpondylitisTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with axSpA and other types of spondylitis, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Life hacks are one of the most-discussed subjects.

Here are some conversations about life hacks:

What kind of mattress do people recommend for AS?

I find using heat helps with the pain sometimes. I use a microwave heated wheat bag that wraps around my neck. It's never going to take the pain away but it feels nice.

A member shares an exercise that's been working for her pain.

A member shares the results of a recent membership to a hot tub.

A member shares some recent stretch routines he got for free.

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MySpondylitisTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

I am always in pain but my physical therapist does pressure point therapy. It helps me find relief when nothing else has helped.

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