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Why is exercise important for people who have axial spondyloarthritis?

Exercise is a very important part of treatment for axial spondyloarthritis, or axial spa for short, because it keeps joints moving and less stiff. Specialists like physiotherapists teach people exercises and stretches that can be done every morning. Being fit and active also helps muscles work better.

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