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Pain and Spondylitis

Posted on February 19, 2018

Pain is the most common symptom of spondylitis. The inflammation and damage associated with spondylitis can mean a constant battle against pain. Managing the pain means juggling doctors, medicines, exercise, and healthy eating. Finding the right group of supportive friends can make all the difference.

On MySpondylitisTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with spondylitis, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Pain is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.


Here are a few question-and-answer threads about pain:


Here are conversations that have taken place about pain:

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 sure can understand what your feeling. My pain is always so bad. VERY hard to walk. Sure can't stand long at all. Then when sitting on my recliner my neck acts up in a lot of pain. In which I am… read more

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