Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing Spondylitis is a disease that affects approximately 2% of all Australians, with a 3:1 ratio of males to females being diagnosed.  It results in inflammation, pain and stiffness predominantly in the spine, rarely with peripheral joints affected. It is commonly diagnosed from age 15 to 45 years old, and [...] Read More...

Spinal Arthritis, Spondylosis, Wear and Tear.

Arthritis is a term used to describe degeneration or wear and tear in the body, commonly referred to by doctors as spondylosis.  This is a very common disorder in the elderly, physical labourers and those that have had previous spinal injuries. Development of arthritis leads to stiffness and pain in [...] Read More...