28-years-old male, Mr. V.T.K. (Pin no- 29662) consulted for his complaints of ankylosing spondyloarthropathy at Pune branch of Life Force on 1st September 2016. He was suffering from ankylosing spondyloarthropathy since seven years. He had taken steroid in the past so at the time of his visit his most symptoms were steroid masked. That time, only right. ankle joint was majorly affected. He was suffering from throbbing and prickling pain, stiffness, heat, and swelling of the rt. ankle joint. His HLA B-27 and CPK were positive. He lost ten kgs of weight in six months. His all symptoms used to get aggravated by exertion, walking, standing, and in the morning.
The patient was non -vegetarian by diet. He liked sweet food a lot. He had no specific disliking. His thirst, motion, and sleep were normal. His perspiration was profuse, mainly on the forehead. He had suffered from left Knee Synovitis in the past.
He has diploma in engineering. His wife was a teacher. He has one-year-old daughter.
He was an introvert, anxious, and reserved in nature. He was worried about his health and used to get irritated even on a small thing. He loved sports, but he was not comfortable playing them due to his complaints.
With all these case details, Dr. Shah studied his case in detail and prescribed him his research based molecules.
After five weeks, the patient visited our centre on 18th October 2016. He reported a mild improvement in the relief from pain and swelling of his Lt. Ankle and back.
On his next follow-up on 8th December 2016, he reported 50% improvement in the relief from pain. His other symptoms were also showing improvement.
When he next visited our centre on 17th January 2017 for a follow-up, his relief from pain had improved by more than 70%. His stiffness and swelling were also reduced by 50%. As his oedema had subsided, some peeling of skin was seen. The patient was very happy with his recovery.
On 26th February 2017, he gave his next follow-up. His relief from the symptoms had improved drastically. His pain on Lt ankle, wrist, rt. Heel, and back had totally subsided. Rt. Ankle pain relief showed an improvement of more than 70%. His stiffness had completely reduced and his health was recovered a lot.
The patient gave his next follow-up on 24th April 2017. This time he reported 80% improvement in the relief from his rt. ankle pain. His other symptoms were also showing a good improvement in recovery.
He is still continuing the treatment for further recovery.
Homeopathic medicines are deep acting and aim at treating auto-immune conditions like ankylosing spondylitis effectively.
- Written by Dr. Priyanka A, Associate doctor to Dr. Rajesh Shah