New research demonstrates the dramatic effects of chiropractic care for people with ankylosing spondylitis. Ankylosing spondylitits, or AS, is a progressive inflammatory arthritis of the spine that eventually results in stiffness and fusion of spinal joints. Researchers in this most recent study evaluated a 34 year-old male with a 10 year diagnosis of AS during an 18 week course of chiropractic treatment. The results were profound, "There was a 90% improvement in the disease activity index and an 85% improvement in the functional index from the pre-treatment baseline..."
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