Ankylosing spondylitis, which is mostly seen in men, is known as waist or spine rheumatism in the society. Pain due to ankylosing spondylitis occurs especially at night and at rest. In very advanced cases, forward bending of the spine and hunchback can be seen. Nowadays, ankylosing spondylitis can be controlled without much progress with medication and regular exercises. Assoc. Dr. Sait Burak Erer gave information about ankylosing spondylitis and its treatment. ANKILOZAN SPONDILITIS IS AN…"What is ankylosing spondylitis? What are the symptoms of lumbar and spine rheumatism?"