General details and patient's info
|61 years old at the time of treatment.
|7 months prior to Neridronate Treatment.
|Total knee replacement.
|Burning, stinging pain and always a higher temperature in the affected limb (compared to other body parts), color changes in the knee, it often turns red. Painful even when slightly touched, sensitive to sheet and pants. Muscle tightness, spasm, cramping. The pain increases with activities, putting weight and at night.
|CRPS diagnosis. Allodynia in the right knee. Knee discoloration, sensitive to light touch, diminished sensation around the knee incisions site. Antalgic gait.
|Time of treatment:
Why the Patient decided to undergo the CRPS Treatment in Italy
After finding out about the Neridronate treatment in Italy, she discussed the option with her pain management doctor and decided to undergo the treatment.
Medical treatment the Patient underwent in Italy
4 Neridronate infusions (100mg, I.v. in saline Solution 0,9% 250 ml)
See the Official Study on the Oxford Academics website: https://academic.oup.com/rheumatology/article/52/3/534/1777330
DAY 2: Morning pick-up by her Patient Manager, short walk in Vicenza and rest.
DAY 3: Morning pick-up by her Patient Manager, 1st visit with the Rheumatologist Professor, 1st Neridronate infusion.
DAY 4: Morning meeting with her Patient Manager, the patient feels quite well but tired.
DAY 5: Morning pick-up by her Patient Manager, 2nd Neridronate infusion. The patient reports some side effects, such as tiredness and bone ache.
DAY 6: Morning pick-up by her Patient Manager and tourism in Verona. The patient still reports the previous side effects, but she is glad to walk a bit and tour Italy.
DAY 7: Morning pick-up by her Patient Manager, 3rd Neridronate infusion. The patient is still experiencing light side effects, but she is in a positive mood.
DAY 8: Morning pick-up by her Patient Manager and tourism in Bassano del Grappa and Marostica.
DAY 9: Morning pick-up by her Patient Manager, last Neridronate infusion. The patient feels much better than the previous days and she does not report side effects anymore.
DAY 10: Morning pick-up by her Patient Manager and tourism in Venice. The patient feels well and discovering the beauty of Venice makes her even happier.
Day 11: Morning pick-up by her Patient Manager, 2nd visit with the Rheumatologist Professor.
Day 12: Morning meeting with her Patient Manager and rest day.
Day 13: Morning pick-up by her Patient Manager and drop-off at the Milan airport for the flight back home. The patient feels well, and she is not worried about the long travel that awaits her.
the patient feels better but has several cramps. The doctor who followed her in Italy prescribed some supplements that solved the issue.
JUNE 2017 (3 months after treatment):
the patient is totally pain free and symptoms free.
AUGUST 2018 (15 months after treatment):
the patient is well, she has no more pain, does not take any of her pain medications anymore and is back to all her activities. She reports light pain when she walks or works longer, but it goes away with just some rest.
AUGUST 2021 (4 and a half years after treatment):
the patient tried to get off all medications but went back to only 1 pill at night. She could perform many more activities.
APRIL 2023 (6 years after treatment):
the patient celebrates her full, lasting remission, totally pain and symptoms free.
The patient underwent the treatment 7 months after the onset of her symptoms and the beginning of her CRPS. Just 3 months after the treatment, she was in full remission, and she still is after 6 years. The outcomes from the Neridronate treatment are generally long lasting so that the patient can go back to their lives and activities as they used to.