Could Single Nucleotide Polymorhphisms Help Diagnose Ankylosing Spondylitis Earlier?

by Dr. David Borenstein 10/21/2018 Spine Community News: At the Plenary session of the 2018 American College of Rheumatology Annual [...]

Cosentyx is Effective Therapy for Active Ankylsoing Spondylisitis. What Is the Best Dose?

By Dr. David Borenstein, M.D. Executive Editor 10/2/2018 Spine Community News:  Cosentyx (secukinumab) is an anti-interleukin 17 monoclonal antibody that [...]

Does Exercise Prevent the Low Back Pain Associated with Pregnancy?

Spine Community News:  Lumbar spine and pelvic girdle (sacroiliac joint) pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint in pregnancy.1  Over [...]

Experts Agree – Exercise Remains Critical Component for Managing Ankylosing Spondylitis

Report from the 16th 2018 Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network (SPARTAN) Annual Meeting Spine Community News: SPARTAN is a research [...]

Understanding Biosimilar Drugs; Are They as Good as They Say?

A new class of medication is available to some patients with chronic inflammatory conditions and will soon be available for [...]

Report from the 16th 2018 Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network (SPARTAN) Annual Meeting on Ankylosing Spondylitis

Spine Community News: SPARTAN is a research and treatment network organization that includes expert clinicians and researchers who care for [...]

What Do Paraspinal Muscles Have to Do With Back Pain?

Spine Community News: The spine is surrounded by muscles anteriorly (psoas) and posteriorly (multifidus).  These muscular structures are essential for [...]

Yoga, Physical Therapy or Education for Chronic Low Back Pain. Which is better?

Spine Community News: Chronic low back (CLBP) affects approximately 10% of U.S. adults.  Recent clinical guidelines have recommended the use [...]

The Lancet Symposium: Scientific journal publishes 3 papers on Low Back Pain

Spine Community News: The medical science journal, The Lancet, published 3 papers and an editorial about the importance of low [...]

Weekend Warriors and Risk of Spinal Injury-Tips on Protecting the Back

Spine Community News:  Spring is here...finally! Every year, we welcome the arrival of mild weather and look forward to the [...]

The Delayed Diagnosis of Spondyloarthritis

You see them from the corner of your eye, standing with a kyphosis in the waiting room. They are filling [...]

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