Spondyloarthropathy is a group of inflammatory joint diseases that occurs in the back and spine that cause pain and swelling. These disorders typically affect patients in their teens through their 30’s. Men are affected more often than women. Though the exact cause is unknown medical experts believe that there is a genetic link as this disease can run in families.
- Inflammation and swelling
- Joint pain
- Back pain that spreads to the legs
- Non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs
- Physical therapy
- Alpha blockers or biologics (prescription medication)