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Ankylosing spondylitis (cervical spondylosis): Compare Costs for a treatment abroad

Although ankylosing spondylitis is difficult to treat and diagnose, modern diagnostic techniques allow doctors to do the most precise diagnosis and help you embark on treatment as soon as possible. 

Below, methods of ankylosing spondylitis treatments are listed. By clicking on the search results, not only will you be able to find the most suitable clinics and the best specialists in this field, you will also be able to find out how much such treatments cost and book the program you are interested in online.  

Booking Health offers the following options of treatment for this diagnosis.

Diagnostic
Price from
2485.00
Dorsal fixation or ostheosynthesis in patients with neck fracture
Price from
19080.00
Neck angle correction
Price from
19531.00
Lumbar angle correction
Price from
17864.00
Neurorehabilitation
Price from
833.00
Neurorehabilitation
Price from
630.00

Best hospitals for Ankylosing spondylitis (cervical spondylosis) treatment

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Werner Wicker Clinic


The tradition of Werner Wicker clinic dates back to the German orthopedist, Dr. med. Klaus Zielke, a pioneer in the field of surgical treatment of scoliosis and kyphosis. It was founded in 1978 as a private orthopedic clinic with an emphasis on treatment of spinal diseases.

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Sana Hospital Duisburg


The Sana Hospital Duisburg is a medical center of maximum care with 678 beds and 17 specialized departments. As the Hospital is innovative and patient-oriented, it works for the benefit of a person and his/her health. The Hospital ranks among the leading clinics in the region.

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About the disease

Ankylosing spondylitis is an autoimmune disease. It forms in the skeleton. This autoimmune system fights against the axial skeleton of the patient. Axial skeleton includes the bones of the skull, rib cage and vertebral column. More specifically, it consists of the bones of the skull, ears, neck, ribcage, pelvis and spine. Axial skeleton has exactly 80 bones in the body of the human.

During ankylosin spondytlitis a person`s spine and joints in the pelvis become damaged. Causes for ankylosing spondylitis are mostly genetic, as it can be passed from one generation to another. Ankylosing spondylitis is also known as the Bekterev`s disease.

Symptoms

  • Constant pain
  • Stiffness during morning hours
  • Inability to move freely
  • Pain in joints and also in pelvis

Diagnosis

The stage of ankylosing spondylitis is determined by radiology. It can also be diagnosed with help of X-Ray and MRI. Genetic testing can also determine if a person has this condition, so it`s essential for people, whose parents or relatives have ankylosing spondylitis, to undergothis testing in the hospital.

Treatment

  • Dorsal fixation or ostheosynthesis in patients with neck fracture is a prcedure, during which thoracic and lumbar pedicles are fixated to reduce the inflammation and slow the progression of the disease. 
  • Neck angle correction is used to correct the curvature of this angle is it was damaged by this disease. The neck spurs can also be removed during this procedure.
  • Lumbar angle correction also corrects the angle if lumbar region changed.
  • Medication is used to reduce the pain in spine and joints. Drugs can also slow the rapid development of ankylosing spondylitis. Nevertheless, almost all medications have serious side effects. 
  • Joint replacement can be performed if the pain is too severe and there is no other option.
  • Physical therapy brings beneficial results for the patients with such disease and it also has no side effects. of course, the exercises, that are practiced in physical therapy, must be moderate, The most famous ones are jogging and aerobic therapy, which can be done in groups with a specially trained professional thermotherapy can also help reduce the ankylosing spondylitis symptoms and to reduce the pain in pelvis and spine joints. This treatment for ankylosing spondylitis is usually done additionally to other treatment options.

 

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