Back to Action app

An app with an exercise programme for people with ankylosing spondylitis (AS).

Back to Action By NASS (National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society, UK)
  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Education and information

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Clinical review

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What does the app do?

This app provides a range of exercises for people with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) such as mobility, cardiovascular, strength, flexibility and breathing exercises. It also contains safety tips and other practical sorts of information such as neutral spine and posture, choosing a gym ball, and a suggested exercise diary. The app provides a brief summary of the suitability of various exercise types for people with AS. For a more detailed description of the app, see App website(external link) or iTunes(external link) and for a detailed review, see Reviews.



CONS  ✘  

  • Clear instructions, photos and videos 
  • Links to other sites for information
  • Includes information for both gym instructors and people with ankylosing spondylitis
  • No diary function or reminders
  • No links to New Zealand specific web sites

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Review details

Date of review: August 2016
Platform reviewed: Android
App version: 1.13
Download size: 20 MB

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Related topics

Ankylosing spondylitis
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