Back to Action


Listed in: Ankylosing spondylitis  Exercise  
Back to Action

Available on:



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Supported languages:

English

Cost:

Free

Displays exercises suitable for people with ankylosing spondylitis (AS).

Approved by


Languages

English

Countries of use

Any in which the user is familiar with English

Cost

Free

Developer

Apache Solutions Ltd, UK
(Based in United Kingdom)
http://apache.co.uk

Funder

National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS) [UK-based patient group specialising in ankylosing spondylitis]

Medical Adviser

National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS) [UK-based patient group specialising in ankylosing spondylitis]

Features

Support to deal with symptoms/disabilities Support to deal with symptoms/disabilities
Information Information

Summary

Displays exercises suitable for people with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). Can be used as part of a normal daily exercise routine, at home, or in a gym. Categories of exercise include: breathing exercises, cardiovascular, flexibility and mobility. An 'Exercise diary' sets out a potential week of exercises. Also provides information about classes and sports suitable for people with AS. One section explains AS for gym staff.


Tags: Health, Wellness & Care in the Community (HWCC)

Reviews

Reviewer: National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS)
Review: “We have tried to make the programme as clear, straightforward and enjoyable as possible. Included in the app are: a recommended warm up; written and visual guides on 31 exercises; 23 videos spanning all five sections; and audio clips on all exercises.”
Source: http://bit.ly/ornxKg
Usage: Not specified
Weblink of reviewer: http://nass.co.uk
Reviewer: National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS), Crewe branch, UK
Review: “The exercises in this NASS app are all professionally recommended by expert physiotherapists.”
Source: PatientView survey, July-August 2012
Usage: Not specified
Weblink of reviewer: http://www.nass.co.uk
Reviewer: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance (ARMA), UK
Review: “NASS are delighted to announce that the new ‘Back to Action’ exercise app has had more than 900 downloads since it was launched two months ago, and is receiving some fabulous reviews.”
Source: http://bit.ly/MSEqKf
Usage: Not specified
Weblink of reviewer: http://arma.uk.net
Reviewer: National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS)
Review: "A full guide to exercising safely in the gym for people with ankylosing spondylitis, the only of it's kind."
Source: PatientView survey 2012 -2013
Usage: Not specified
Weblink of reviewer: http://www.nass.co.uk

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