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12 Signs Your Back Pain Is Actually Ankylosing Spondylitis

Richman Photo/Shutterstock More than 2.7 million persons live with the pain and stiffness of an inflammatory form of arthritis in the spine. It’s called ankylosing spondylitis or AS (pronounced ank-kih-low-sing spon-dill-eye-tiss), and it’s an autoimmune disease: This means that your own immune system attacks healthy tissues; in the case of AS, the target is your… Read More »