• Ankylosing Spondylitis Home Remedies

Home Remedies
  • Sleep on a firm mattress.
  • Keep your back straight when working on a bench, table, ironing board, etc.
  • Keep a cushion behind the lower back when sitting in a chair or while driving.
  • Never bend at the waist to lift objects from floor. You can kneel or bend at the knees.
  • Regular back strengthening exercises can make a huge difference to the prognosis. Lie face down on the floor with hands behind your back. Now raise your hands and shoulders off the floor, forming your back into an arch. Count three. Lower head and shoulders. Relax while you count ten. Repeat this for about 10 times.
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis Do's and Don'ts
    Get a back massage once in a week.
  • Relaxation techniques, yoga and meditation help.
  • Avoid sudden movements of the back.
  • Do not use very thick pillows while sleeping.
  • Avoid running, jumping as they may aggravate the symptoms.
  • Do not lift heavy weights.