Inflammatory conditions – Spondyloarthritis
Have you had multiple tendon issues, itchy or red eyes, skin, blotchy, pock-holed nails and irritable bowel issues. It may be possible that you have a type of spondyloarthritis.
Anklylosing spondylitis, enteropathic arthritis and psoriatic arthritis all fall under the umbrella term of spondyloarthritis. Unlike rheumatoid, spinal complaints and tendon/enthospathies may only begin after the onset of these other ailments
Fun Fact: Only 20 % of all psoriasis sufferers develop spondyloarthritis.
There is increasing evidence that Crohns, colitis and irritable bowel syndromes and all associated.
Spondyloarthritis should be managed by a full medical team including physiotherapy and exercise physiologists.
Some famous sportsman have had these conditions – Caroline Wozniacki ( the tennis player), Phil Mickelson, Venus Williams and our very own Michael Slater – and have still managed to excel at the highes level of their sports.
It is important to keep the body as strong, flexible and as fit as possible between attacks of these inflammatory conditions. Book in to see one of our therapists today
Written by Jonathan Khoo
Movement Mill Physiotherapy
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