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Spondylolisthesis is a spinal problem most often diagnosed after a patient complains of lower back pain. When one of the vertebrae in the spine slips out of place, it crushes or pushes on the vertebra beneath it, resulting in pain and, in some cases, limited movement. This is usually the result of overextension of the…

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Ankylosing spondylitis (AS), also known as Bechterew’s disease, is a type of arthritis primarily affecting the spine. AS causes inflammation of the vertebrae, which leads to pain that often becomes chronic. Learn more about this form of arthritis and how you can find relief. What Does Ankylosing Spondylitis Do to the Body? In severe cases,…

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