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Sir, I have a genetic disorder Ankylosing spondylitis do I need to take medication life long.

2 Doctors Answered
stretching exercise. physiotherapy treatment. avoid toward bending. calcium supplements with vit d. avoid lifting weight
Yes - to keep the disease under control, and other therapies also - to prevent flare ups.
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