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Volume:10 Issue:1 Number:21 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12918
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Exercise Programs Improve Pain and Function in Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients

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OrthoEvidence. Exercise Programs Improve Pain and Function in Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients. ACE Report. 2021;10(1):21. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12918

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effects of exercise programmes on pain, disease activity and function in ankylosing spondylitis: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Eur J Clin Invest. 2020 Dec;50(12):e13352.

Contributing Authors: X Hu J Chen W Tang W Chen Y Sang L Jia

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Ten studies including 534 patients with ankylosing spondylitis were included in this meta-analysis comparing exercise interventions and control for the management of pain, function, and inflammation. The outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI), the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index (BASFI), C-reac...

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