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What is the best initial treatment for Ankylosing Spondylitis in a patient who is having limited motion of spine and pain?

1- Physical therapy? or 2- Indomethacin


I am not sure which should be done first
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Manage the pain first.... So go for indomethacin
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definitely managing the pain.. Physical therapy in turn can further aggravate the pain...
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agreed .. check the rest of my questions
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Checked... Others have answered them quite well.. Not much for me to do
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stay tuned till tomorrow, i will have lots of minutiae to ask abt ... my test in a month ,....

i am in a carmaic understanding of my inevitable fate ... i feel piece. ..

good night brother
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stay tuned till tomorrow, i will have lots of minutiae to ask abt ... my test in a month ,....

i am in a carmaic understanding of my inevitable fate ... i feel piece. ..

good night brother
I will try to be on the forum to answer them bro... Have a good nights rest.. Very imp
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i wish you the best of luck in your journey, for both of us, to make something out of ourselves, to match, to start learning in a residency program, to finish this terrible stay in the purgatory and move to a more state of certainty to where we go on in our lives ... ecfmg scores are the key, i hope i wont let myself, my family down... lots is on stake ... as i am an IMG ...

piece and love to all who are trying to get better lives
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best initial Mx is exercise program and NSAID(indomethacine)
if NSAID is insufficient use anti TNF drug (infliximab..........)
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