GP role crucial in diagnosing ankylosing spondylitis

Video: The dangers of delayed diagnosis and how the right treatment plan could makes a real difference in this chronic illness

GPs play a crucial role in the diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis to prevent irreversible damage to the spine as well as ongoing chronic pain in patients.

The longer inflammation goes undiagnosed, the more chronic damage it causes, leading to inflammation of the ligaments and tendons.