Any kind of pain from cervical to coccyx region is considered back pain. The major causes of back pain include injuries, trauma, degenerative diseases, muscle strain, over exertion, over straining, disc prolapse. Upper back pain may radiate down to arms or hands and the lower back pain may radiate down to legs or feet. Other symptoms that may accompany back pain include stiffness, weakness/numbness/tingling in the limbs.
Natural Homeopathic Treatment of Back Pain
Homeopathy has good scope in treating back pain with use of medicines made from natural sources. . Back pain of both acute and chronic nature respond wonderfully to natural homeopathic medicines. The most suitable medicine is given to patient after taking case details in every individual case. Following are few highly effective natural homeopathic medicines for treating back pain
1.Arnica Montana – Natural Homeopathic Medicine For Back Pain Following injury
Homeopathic Arnica Montana is sourced from plant having botanical name Arnica Montana commonly named Leopard’s bane. It belongs to family Compositae. It is a flowering plant with large yellow-orange flowers and is widely spread across most of Europe. Whole plant is used to prepare homeopathic medicine Arnica Montana. Arnica is herbally used since long ages to treat trauma cases. In Homeopathy Arnica Montana is a highly effective natural medicine for back pain that follows injury, trauma or after falls. The person needing Arnica has sore, lame, bruised pain in back following injury or fall. The bed feels hard while lying. Arnica is helpful in back pain either from recent or remote injury. Arnica Montana aids very quick recovery in backache following injury.
2.Rhus Toxicodendron – Natural Homeopathic For Lower Back Pain Attended With Marked Stiffness
Rhus Toxicodendron is prepared from fresh leaves of plant Rhus Toxicodendron commonly named poison oak. The natural order of the plant is Anacardiaceae. Homeopathic medicine Rhus Toxicodendron gives best help for back pain when attended with marked stiffness. The pain and stiffness is seen most marked while at rest or after long period of inactivity. Motion and walking slightly relieves the back pain and stiffness. Hard pressure over the back is another relieving factor. Rhus Toxicodendron is also a natural medicine for back pain resulting from over exertion, over straining or after lifting heavy objects.
3.Aesculus Hippocastanum – Natural Homeopathic Medicine For Back Pain Affecting Sacral Region
In Homeopathy another natural medicine for sacral back pain is Aesculus Hippocastanum. It is sourced from kernel of the plant Aesculus Hippocastanum commonly named Horse Chestnut. This plant is of Sapindaceae family. Aesculus Hippocastanum is most suitable for back pain of sacrum region. The pains are worse while walking or stooping. Back also feels weak. Aesculus is also considered for lumbo sacral region pain with stiffness making walking impossible. Another sphere of using Aesculus is characteristic back pain accompanying piles.
4.Cimicifuga Racemosa – Natural Homeopathic Medicine For Back Pain Affecting Cervical(Neck) Region
Cimicifuga Racemosa is a natural homeopathic medicine prepared from roots of plant named Black Cohosh. The natural order of this plant is Ranunculaceae. The peculiar symptom for using Cimicifuga Racemosa is pain and marked stiffness in cervical back. Constriction is also felt in cervical back. Sensitivity of neck is also found with pain and stiffness. Pressure over the cervical region worsen the symptoms.
5.Colocynthis – Natural Homeopathic Medicine For Lower Back Pain Radiating Down The Legs
Colocynthis is obtained from plant commonly named bitter cucumber. This plant is of natural order Cucurbitaceae. The part of plant used for preparing homeopathic medicine Colocynthis is pulp of the fruit of bitter cucumber plant. In Homeopathy Colocynthis is natural medicine mostly employed for treating lower back pain radiating down the legs. The pain may be of shooting, cramping, drawing in nature. Heat and pressure over the back and legs is a relieving factor.
6.Bryonia Alba – Natural Homeopathic medicine For Back Pain Worse From Little Motion
Bryonia Alba is prepared from root of plant named Wild Hops. This plant belongs to Cucurbitaceae family. Since ancient times Bryonia Alba is used for lumbago complaint. In Homeopathy its use is considered for lower back pain that is worse from slight motion. Stiffness is also marked along with back pain. It is also indicated for lower back pain worse from standing and better from lying down. Bryonia is also natural medicine suited for back pain worse from sudden weather changes.