On January 22,
2010, Andon from Albania, who has suffered from ALS, was
hospitalized in our hospital. He had the weakness of his two
lower limbs especially the right lower limb. At the same time,
he had spasms of the four limbs. However, he has achieved
obvious improvement after 30 days TCM treatment here.
Record of Hospitalization
60 Date of Admission:
Albania Date of Record: January 22,
Married Onset Season: Autumnal Equinox
22, 2010 Time: 1: 00 a. m.
who has suffered from ALS, was hospitalized in our hospital. He had the weakness
of his two lower limbs especially the right lower limb. At the same time, he had
spasms of the four limbs. Besides, he had difficulty in walking.
1. The patient
had weakness of his both lower limbs. And he had had difficulty in walking for
January, 2009, the patient began to feel the weakness of the lower limbs without
obvious reasons, but he didn¡¯t pay much attention to this. And he hadn¡¯t taken
any examination and treatment. Then the condition gradually became worse. In May
of 2009, he was given MRI examination in a local hospital and was diagnosed as
MND. The doctor told him that there was no treatment for it. Then he did not
receive any treatment from then on. So his condition became worse. At last, he
came to our hospital on January 22, 2010 for better treatment.
R 20 times/minute, P 78 times/minute, BP 190/70mmHg.
grew normally with medium nutrition. Her mind was clear. She had an expression
of chronic illness and tiredness. Her body was cooperative with her mind.
thoracic deformity. Sound of breath was bilaterally normal on auscultation. No
sound of pleural friction. Heart border was normal. Heart beat was 78
times/minute. Cardiac rhythm was regular. No pathological murmurs on
patient felt the weakness of his two lower limbs. He had spasms of the four
limbs. His pulse was wiry and weak.
TCM: The patient had weakness
of his two lower
limbs. Besides, he had difficulty in walking for one month. Insufficiency of
essence-blood, sinews and vessels deprived of nourishment, liver-kidney
could not provide enough nutrition to sinews.
The waist is the house of the kidneys, the
kidneys govern the bones. Lack of the essence causes the limp waist and knees.
His tongue body was dark red. His tongue coating was thin and white. His pulse
was wiry and weak. According to the symptoms of the tongue and pulse, he was
diagnosed as wilting pattern.
Medicine: The patient had weakness of his two
lower limbs. Besides, he had difficulty in walking for one month. In May of
2009, he was given MRI examination in the local hospital and was diagnosed as
patient's wilting pattern should be differentiated from impediment pattern.
Wilting pattern is characterized by limp, weak, and emaciated limbs with the
numbness of the muscles. But the patient usually has no joint pains. On the
contrary, impediment pattern is generally characterized by joint pains. So they
are not difficult to be distinguished.
Medicine: it should be differentiated from progressive muscular dystrophy, which
is characterized by obvious muscular dystrophy in the legs. But there is no
muscular trembling in the fascicle. The disease can be diagnosed clearly by the
examination of MRI.
identification: sinews and vessels deprived of nourishment, liver-kidney
treatment strategy and nursing:
1. Routine care of traditional Chinese internal medicine.
2. Grade II care.
3. Under the care of a companion.
4. Common food.
treatment strategy: enrich the liver and the kidneys, soothe the sinews and free
the network vessels.
6. Herbal tea: one dosage a day and drink twice.
7. Acupuncture and massage: once a day.
8. Have more medical examinations if necessary.
22, 2010 Time: 11: 00 a. m.
patient had weakness of his both lower limbs. And he had had difficulty in
walking for one year. Then he came to our hospital on January 22, 2010 for
better treatment. From the idea of TCM(Traditional Chinese Medicine), his
condition was due to sinews and vessels deprived of nourishment, liver-kidney
depletion. Then our strategy was to soothe the sinews and free the network
vessels and enrich the liver and the kidneys. So our expert team prescribed a
special formula for him.
January 26, 2010
Time: 10: 00 a. m.
The patient¡¯s spirit was good as well as his appetite. He could walk without the
crutch. His pulse was wiry and weak. Then he was told to use the same formula to
see the effect.
1, 2010 Time: 10: 00 a. m.
The patient felt
good. He could feel the strength of his two lower limbs. Besides the times of
spasms of the fours limbs reduced. The tongue body was dark red. Then according
his latest condition, we changed his formula a little for the first time.
6, 2010 Time: 10: 00 a. m.
feedback was good. So he continued to use the above formula to consolidate the
February 11, 2010
Time: 10: 00 a. m.
The patient¡¯s spirit, appetite and sleeping were in normal condition. At the
same time, his walking had got much improvement. For example, during yesterday¡¯s
shopping time, he had walked for one hour in the super market. His blood
pressure was normal. Then we changed his formula a little for the second time to
let him get further progress.
February 20, 2010
Time: 10: 00 a. m.
Compared with before, his condition got obvious improvement. After the 30 days
of comprehensive treatment here including herbal tea, massage and acupuncture,
the symptoms improved a lot. He could walk about 250 meters by himself. His
spirit, appetite and sleeping were OK.
The patient decided to leave the hospital tomorrow.
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