The effect of inspiratory muscle training on respiratory variables in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis: A case report.

@article{Wong2017TheEO,
  title={The effect of inspiratory muscle training on respiratory variables in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis: A case report.},
  author={Marlon L Wong and Rachael G Anderson and Kelsey Garcia and Elissa M Housmann and Erin McHale and Gregory S Goldberger and Lawrence Patrick Cahalin},
  journal={Physiotherapy theory and practice},
  year={2017},
  volume={33 10},
  pages={805-814}
}
Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) presents with both musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory pathophysiological manifestations. Inspiratory muscle training (IMT) may be a useful intervention to address deficits in respiratory and functional status. CASE DESCRIPTION A 25-year-old male with AS initially sought treatment for low back and right hip pain, but 7 weeks of IMT was also provided due to abnormal respiratory performance. OUTCOMES At baseline, the patient presented with a resting respiratory… CONTINUE READING