Suffering from Back Pain?
This could be inflammatory. Please consult a Rheumatologist for further assessments. Delay can cause long term damage.
Spinal pain & stiffness lasting >3 months in a young adult could be inflammatory if you tick 4 out of 5 boxes :
- It started before the age of 40.
- It started slowly: it did not
come on suddenly.
- You have noticed
improvement with exercise.
- There is no improvement with
- You experience pain at night.
Dr. Pravin Patil, Consultant Rheumatologist
MBBS (Mumbai), MRCP (UK), CCST (London)