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Ankylosing Spondylitis

Self-Care for Ankylosing Spondylitis: You Matter

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Counteract forward flexion


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Manage flare-ups


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Choose non-weight-bearing exercises


Physical therapy.
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Assess your fitness


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Mind your mindfulness


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Determine what self-care means to you


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Think before you do


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Prioritize your priorities


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It's about you


Stephanie Stephens

Stephanie Stephens

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Stephanie Stephens is a very experienced digital journalist, audio/video producer and host who covers health, healthcare and health policy, along with celebrities and their health, for a variety of publications, websites, networks, content agencies and other distinctive clients. Stephanie was accepted to THREAD AT YALE for summer 2018 to author and produce an investigative series. She is also active in the animal welfare community.