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Updated: 2019-11-08


Spondylitis is a condition that involves inflammation of the spine. Causes include infection, injury, or age-related wear and tear. A common form is ankylosing spondylitis, a type of arthritis.


Symptoms include pain, stiffness, or tenderness in the back, hip pain, and limited mobility.


Treatment may include medications, such as antibiotics or anti-inflammatories, physical therapy, and surgery, if needed.