Sub Acute Ankylosing Spondylitis - An Evidence Based Study with Physiotherapy
Dr. S. S. Subramanian
Abstract: Abstract: Introduction: Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory disease mainly affecting the spine and proximal peripheral joints. With early on set, disabling course of the disease and diminishing quality of life of the subjects enhanced quality of health care are needed. Aims & Objective of this original study was to evaluate efficacy of Pilates and physiotherapy using BASDAI and BASFI index. Materials & Methodology: this research subject after having diagnosed by rheumatologist as ankylosing spondylitis was getting treated with specific Pilates and physiotherapy exercises of twice a week in Chennai from August and September 2017 Results: Pre and post BASDAI and BASFI index were statistically analyzed and found to have P
Keywords: Ankylosing spondylitis, Pilates, BASDAI, BAFI, Rheumatology, Quality of Life, Case Studies, Physiotherapy, India
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