Ankylosing Spondylitis Symptom Checklist
Have you experienced any of the following?
Back pain / stiffness which had a gradual onset
Early morning pain / stiffness which reduces with movement
Feeling better after exercise and worse after rest
Sleep disturbance, particularly second half of the night
Persistence of the above symptoms for more than 3 months
Pain relieved for a time after a shower or bath
Inflammation of the iris, within the eye
Symptoms which began in late teens or 20's
Source: Ankylosing Spondylitis International Federation
If you think that you have some or all of the typical symptoms described here we
recommend that next time you visit your Primary Care Physician you take this checklist
with you and discuss the symptoms you are experiencing with them.