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Joints Or Muscle Pain And Homoeopathy

Back ache is a frequent problem in frequency due to increased weight being carried and the changed chance adopted by pregnant women . however nearly every one suffers from back ache at some time in their life , it may arise from poor posture or injury , but normally responds well to some form of treatment . Lower back pain lumbago is a system found in many disorders . These range from the common complaint of fibrositis .(inflammation of the muscles , usually in the back ) .To more serious conditions such as a slipped disk where the soft disk between two vertebrae protrudes and presses painfully on the nerve roots for continuing of unresponsive back pain , always consult your doctor

SYMPTOMS / MEDICINES

  • A severe continuous dull ache in the lower back and hips ………………………………………………………aesculus hippcastanum
  • Back is worse when walking or stooping and may feel that it will give way while walking…………………………………………………”.’…………..
  • Muscular pains causing great tiredness ………….                   aletris farinose
  • Pregnancy vomiting is often associated with the muscle pain .………”.”…..
  • Pain as if left side of the abdomen is sprained ………………………………………………………….ammonium muriaticum
  • Stiffness and pain in the small of the back …………….     bryonia alba
  • Back ache is better for complete rest lying on the back to give it support and pressure …………………………………………………….bryonia alba
  • Suitable for light haired woman , who develop back pain and vomiting during pregnancy ………………………………………….cocculus
  • Severe back pain is experienced which shoots down the buttocks…kali carb
  • Pain comes on about 3am with belief that getting up and moving around will believe it ……………………………………………………………….kali carb
  • Back feels weak and stiff …………………………………………….kalicarb
  • Pain come on about 3 am with belief that getting up and moving around will relieve it ………………………………………………………… kalicarb
  • Back feels weak and stiff ………………………………………..kalicarb
  • Pain arises from feeling cold lying on the affected side ……….kalicarb
  • Useful for back ache after giving birth ……………………phosphoric acid
  • Lower back pain felt with tiredness ………………………  pulsatilla
  • There is stiffness with or with out pain ……………….rhus toxicodendron
  • Pain seems to be in deep back muscles , which feel bruised and hurt on movement………………………………………………..rhus tox
  • Pain feels worse in bed but is better for warmth and improves with some movement …………………………………………………..rhus tox
CARE BEFORE AND AFTER SURGERY

Having an operation or giving birth can be quite daunting , especially if you are admitted to hospital as an emergency , some homoeopathic medicines can help

SYMPTOMS/MEDICINES
  • Before operation , great fear and anxiety panic …aconitum 30C every 30 minutes as needed
  • Apprehensive and feels tremble and weak …gelsemium 30 every 30 minutes as needed
  • Before and operation (including episiostomy or torn perineum) to relieve bruising and reduce the infection ……arnica 3 doses the day before the operation , then 30C every two hours for twelve hours after , after then four times a day for 3 days and then staphysagria 30C  3 times a day
  • For bathing wounds after child birth to keep clean and comfortable ……hypericum and calendula soluion

HOT FEET

A burning sensation felt in the feet is a common symptom that may be accompanied by excessive some times offensive , sweating modern shoes and socks/tights that are manufactured by synthetic materials , such as plastic or nylon can make the condition worse . homoeopathic treatment with different different medicines  is often help full to reduce the symptom , but regular washing of the feet changes of foot wear should not be neglected

SYMPTOMS/MEDICINES

  • Offensive foot sweats ………………………………ammonium muriaticum
  • Burning , stinging sensation in feet ………………..apis mellifica
  • Feet look pinkish and slightly swollen ……………..apis mellifica
  • Copious and offensive foot sweat ………………….arundo meuritanica
  • Cracks may develop  specially on the heels ………,,……..”””………..
  • Cold clammy , sweaty feet with the toes and soles of feet feeling sore …………………………………………………………baryata carb
  • Cold damp feet accompanied by sour swelling sweat ..calcarea carb
  • Soles of the feet are burning , but upper feet are cold and sweaty ………………………………………………………….cantharis
  • Feet are sweaty with a tendency to cramps …………carbo vegetabilis
  • Legs are cold from the knees downward ……………carbo vegetabalis
  • Cold hands and feet with an acrid foot sweat ……….ledum pal
  • One foot the usually the right feels hot , while the other cold …lycopodium
  • Frofuse foot sweat , with pain in heels when walking and painful calluses develop on soles of feet ………………………………………..lycopodium
  • Smelly foot sweats cause sore throats ………………………nitric acid
  • Feet are hot , easing them putting outside the bed covers ….pulsatilla
  • May help burning chilblains …………………………………pulsatilla
  • Offensive foot sweats which make the toes sore …………….nitric acid
  • Profuse foot sweat, often offensive and may rot socks ……..silica
  • Feet feel hot at night , but cold in the day ……………………silica
  • Feet sole from the instep through the soles ………………….silica
  • Burning sensation in the hands and soles of feet ……………sulphur
  • Feet are hot but are worse at night and better for putting feet outside the bed covers …………………………………………………………..sulphur

Dosage use the 6C potency . Take twice a day until an improvement is maintained

WARTS :

These small sometimes hard , non malignant growths occur on the skin mostly on the hands and fingers , and are caused by a virus . Great care must be taken with hygiene as warts as contagious

SYMPTOMS/MEDICINES

  • Skin has a tendency to dryness and may itch in the bed ………………………………………………………………antimonium crudum
  • Large warts appear on fingers which tend to bleed if damaged …causticum

Consult a doctor 

  • Warts that appear on  nose ………………………………causticum
  • Large jagged warts , which may bleed when washed (consult a doctor)…………………………………………………………….nitric acid
  • Most frequently used treatment , it can be taken internally or applied as a cream …………………………………………………….thuja accidentalis

Dosage : use the 6C potency , take twice a day until an improvement occurs

RHEUMATISM AND ARTHRITIS

Although there are over 250 different joint disorders , homoeopathy groups them into the general classification of ‘rheumatism’ because the picture of these illnesses is very similar . These section there fore contains those medicines most suited to an illness which has joint , muscle and tendon pain , usually stiffness and some times deformity of one or more joints .

The most common form of rheumatism is osteo-arthritis which is produced by the wear and tear that joints suffer during use . It is over twice as common as rheumatoid arthritis where the joints become inflamed and painful . If any doubts exists over the diagnosis or treatment , a doctor should be consulted , medical help may be needed to treat these conditions .

SYMPTOMS AND MEDICINES

  • The smaller joints such as the hands and feet are those mainly affected …………………………………………………. ………………actaea spicata
  • Joints ache and swell and the feet are worse for walking ………”.”……..
  • Affected parts feel very stiff and sore to the touch ……………apis mellifica
  • Joints swell , making the overlying skin feel stretched and tight …..apis mell
  • Swelling is pale ……………………………………..apis mellifica
  • Joints become swollen………………………………  apis mellifica
  • Rheumatism that comes about from exposure to damp and cold with simultaneous muscle strain …………………………..arnica
  • Affected parts feel sore and bruised ………………….arnica
  • Cutting lightening like pains run along joints………..belladonna
  • Joints are red , shiny and swollen and pain radiates through them,,,,………………………………………………….belladonna
  • For rheumatism, that is often brought on by getting head and neck wet , or sitting with them exposed to a drought ……………..belladonna
  • Rheumatism in the smaller joints which develop nodular swellings……………………………………………benzoic acid
  • Acute rheumatism , with hot  shiny dark or pale red joints….bryonia alba
  • For pain that is greatly aggravated by movement , but that is relieved by external heat ………………………………………..bryonia alba
  • Rheumatism that comes on from working  in water or damp surroundings ………………………………………………………….calcarea carbonica
  • Upper back and shoulders are the most affected areas …calcarea carb
  • Affected joints feel stuff and tight and lying on them makes them feel sore ……………………………………………………………….causticum
  • Pain is worse from cold and is relieved by warmth ……..causticum
  • Restlessness at night with drawing pains in muscles ……causticum
  • Ankles are weak……………………………………………causticum
  • Severe almost intolerable by pain , with compulsion to get up and walk about ………………………………………………………………chamomilla
  • Symptoms are mainly in muscles ………………………cimicifuga
  • Pain is worse in the evenings …………………………colchicum
  • Affected parts are swollen and dark red…………… ..colchicum
  • Disease moves from joint to joint and typically occurs in debilitated and weak persons …………………………………………………colchicum
  • Rheumatism is worse in changeable weather especially in damp cold conditions …………………………………………………….dulcamara
  • For chronic cases with distorted and knobby joints ……….guaiacum
  • Joints are worse from  movement and the tendons around them feel tight …………………………………………………………………guaiacum
  •  Pain travels upwards is worse in a warm bed and affect the smaller joints ………………………………………………………………….ledum pal
  • any swelling is slight …………………………………………..ledum pal
  • for conditions where nodules form …………………………..ledum pal
  • relief from slow and gentle movement ………………………lycopodium
  • rheumatism is in the right shoulder …………………magnesia carbonica
  • rheumatism is worse in bed or after walking ,and better from warth
  • pain constantly move from joint to joint ……………………….pulsatilla
  • worse in the evening and from warmth but relieved by pain….pulsatilla
  • severe pain that leads to compulsion to move about to try to relieve it…………………………………………………………………..pulsatilla
  • indigestion is also present ……………………………………….pulsatilla
  • rheumatism is worse when there is weather or temperature change ,,………………………………………………………….,ranaculusbulbosus 
  • rheumatism in the chest wall , which feels bruised  , although the pain is sharp……………………………………………………………”……..”…
  • susceptibility to weather change , particularly cold , winter weather …………………………………………………………….rhododendron
  • chronic rheumatism affect the smaller joints which are worse during rest ………………………………………………………………rhododendron  
  • the parts involved feel weak……………………………………..”..”..”….
  • muscle stiffness and soreness ……………………………rhus tox codendron
  • prominent body projections are tender ……………………….”…”..’…….
  • pain is worse on first starting to move from worse from sitting and rising from a sitting position …………………………………….rhus tox 
  • relief from continued warmth and movement …………..rhus tox
  • damp weather and damp dwellings aggravate the condition ….rhus tox
  • soreness and that is similar to a tendon sprain to a tendon sprain ………………………………………………………………ruta graveolens  
  • rheumatism of wrists and ankles is present …………….…….”…”………
  • acute muscular with shifting , sharp stitching pains and soreness and stiffness in muscles , especially back and neck and right shoulder ………………………………………………………………  sanguinaria
  • chronic often familial rheumatism ……………………….   silica
  • pain is worse at night and from uncovering and is better from warmth …………………………………………………………………silica 
  •  ankles are also weak ………………………………………..silica
  • acute and chronic rheumatism  ……………………………sulphur
  • inflammation starts in feet then extends up the body …….sulphur
  •  pain is worse in bed and at night ………………………….sulphur
  •  jerking of the limbs while asleep…………………………..sulphur

Dosage :     use the 6c potency , take twice a day and stop when an improvement is maintained , there after provided it is still yhe indicated medicine , take if there is a deterioration .   

Dr B.S Suvarna
Author: Dr B.S Suvarna

B.A, D.I.Hom[Lond.], M.I.H, PhD, PGDPC (Psychotherapy & Counselling, USA) HOMOEO PHYSICIAN MAMTHA HOMOEO CLINIC Jeevan Shanthi KALYAN NAGAR BYPASS ROAD. Karnataka State, India CHICKMAGALUR

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