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Pradip Tapania

A young Male, Mr. Pradip Tapania visited Dr. Vishnu Sharma with the complaints of ankylosing spondylitis.

He was in distress due to this health condition since the last 1 0 years. He had visited many doctors, but he got just a little relief from his spondylitis discomfort.

His complaints had started with severe pain in the lower back, and the pain was radiating to the hips. At one point, the pain became so severe that he could not even walk for a period of 15 to 20 days. He was experiencing weakness in his both the legs. He was suffering from severe back stiffness.

It is identified that his father is having Ankylosing Spondylitis from past 6 months and his brother also was diagnosed with AS from past 2 months. Hence there is severe stress at family level and it seems heredity.

He has shifted to Surat and working as a diamond labour with Laxmi Diamonds. His monthly income is seven thousand rupees. He also experienced stiffness which restricted his movements. Many days in a month when pain arises he is unable to go to work.

His improvement in health is steady with injections and support from the doctors. He visits Dr. Vishnu Sharma every 3 months.