In patients with AS, low back pain symptoms are often worse in the morning or with inactivity. There is consensus that exercise is beneficial in AS. Through a systematic review, Gravaldi and colleagues found that supervised physiotherapy was more effective than was usual care in improving disease activity, functional capacity, and pain in patients with AS.
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