Spondylitis ankylosans

For treatment of ankylosing spondylitis, the following therapy forms are available:

Electrotherapy
Electrotherapy
Ultrasound therapy
Ultrasound therapy
Electrotherapy

Electrotherapy

Electrotherapy is used as an adjuvant therapy in the context of physiotherapy and is enshrined in the AWMF-S3 guideline "Axial spondyloarthritis, including Bechterew's disease and early forms" as a therapy option. It is carried out with the aim of achieving improvements in the areas of posture and function.

Electrotherapy
Ultrasound therapy

Ultrasound therapy

Ultrasound is used with the aim of tonus reduction of reflex-tensioned musculature near the spine, pain reduction, stimulation of perfusion, as well as influencing of associated nerve root irritation symptoms.

Ultrasound therapy