In this post of Homeo Expert, I shall discuss the best homeopathic medicine for shoulder pain or top homeopathic remedies for shoulder pain.
Best Homeopathic Medicine for Shoulder Pain – Shoulder Pain Treatment in Homeopathy
What is shoulder pain?
Human shoulder consists of different muscles, a shoulder joint, tendons and ligaments. It is one of the largest joints in the human body that helps a wide range of movements. It is also one of the most unstable joints in the body and it is complex and still highly movable. Any pain that occurs in the shoulder joint, surrounding ligaments, muscles and tendons is known as shoulder pain. Homeopathic remedies for shoulder pain relieve the patient by encouraging the natural healing process of the human body.
Causes of Shoulder Pain or Reasons of Shoulder Pain
- Frozen Shoulder (excessive stiffness in the shoulder)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (autoimmune process that leads to inflammation of the joints).
- Bursitis (joint inflammation)
- Gout (it occurs due to high levels of uric acid in joints)
- Dislocated shoulder
- Rotator cuff injury (tear in the tendons or muscles of the shoulder because of overuse or an injury)
- Osteoarthritis (tear of the joint as a result of an injury or aging process)
- Impingement (compression or inflammation of the rotator cuff tendons when they go through subacromial space while shoulder movements)
- Heart attack
- Broken arm
- Broken collarbone
- Separated shoulder
- Sprains and strains
- Shoulder pain may also arise due to chest or gallbladder disease.
Symptoms of Shoulder Pain or Symptoms Accompany shoulder pain
Symptoms that may present with shoulder pain such as stiffness of the shoulder joint, swelling, tenderness to touch, weakness in shoulder or arm and restricted shoulder movements. It can be persistent or occurring at irregular intervals. The intensity of the pain may vary from case to case.
If your shoulder pain is not due to an injury and also sudden. It may be a sign of heart attack. Other symptoms or signs of heart attack are dizziness, chest tightness, trouble breathing, excessive sweating and pain in the jaw or neck.
Homeopathic Treatment of Shoulder Pain
Rhus Tox, Phytolacca Decandra, Colchicum Autumnale, Ferrum Met, Sanguinaria Can, Bryonia Alba and Ruta Graveolens are the best prescribed homeopathic remedies for shoulder pain.
These homeopathic medicines have the ability to manage the accompanying symptoms like swelling, stiffness and tenderness. In addition, their objective is to decrease the inflammation and help the muscles, tendons and ligaments to heal by stimulating the natural healing process within the body.
Homeopathic medicines for Shoulder Pain
Homeopathic medicines for shoulder pain are natural and devoid of any side effects. They relive the pain by restoring the natural healing process of the body. The most commonly used homeopathic remedies for shoulder pain are:
Rhus Tox – Best Homeopathic Medicine for shoulder pain that gets better with motion.
Rhus Tox is the best homeopathic medicine for shoulder pain where the patient gets relief from pain due to movement. The pain becomes worse due to rest. Stiffness, swelling and cracking in the shoulder joint is also present with pain. Relief through warm applications and massage on the shoulder also indicate the use of this medicine. Rhus Tox is also beneficial in those cases where overstressing, overstraining or injury is the cause of shoulder pain.
Phytolacca Decandra – Homeopathic medicine for shoulder pain that is shifting in nature.
Phytolacca Decandra is a useful homeopathic treatment for shoulder pain which is shifting in nature. The pain keeps on moving from one shoulder joint to another and it is guiding symptoms of homeopathic medicine Phytolacca Decandra. The pain may be shooting or electric shock like in nature. Damp weather makes the condition worse and it also indicates the use of this medicine.
Colchicum Autumnale – Homeopathic medicine for shoulder pain from gout.
Colchicum Autumnale is another homeopathic medicine for shoulder pain that is a result of gout. The shoulder joint feels hot and stiff with pain that is stitching in nature. It is also suitable natural remedy for those patients who complain of shoulder pain that gets worse due to touch. A slight touch of the shoulder can bring unbearable pain.
Bryonia Alba – Homeopathic Remedy for shoulder pain that gets worse with motion.
Bryonia Alba is one of the top homeopathic remedies for shoulder pain that becomes worse with motion. Deep breathing can also make the condition worse. The shoulder also appears swollen and shiny-red. The pain from the shoulder goes down to the arm. It is helpful in those cases when the rest makes the condition better.
Ruta Graveolens – Homeopathic medicine for shoulder pain due to inflamed tendons.
Ruta Graveolens is another ideal homeopathic medicine to treat shoulder pain due to inflamed tendons. Shoulder pain that arises because of injury of the shoulder tendons or overstretching can also be treated with this remedy. The shoulder of the patient is bruised, sore and hanging the arms down make the condition worse. Ruta Graveolens also reduces the shoulder pain as well as the inflammation of the tendons.
Sanguinaria Can – Homeopathic medicine for shoulder pain on right side.
Sanguinaria Can is the homeopathic treatment for shoulder pain that occurs on the right side. The patient of Sanguinaria Can experiences difficulty in raising the arm because of intense shoulder pain. The pain extends to the right upper arm. Stiffness in the neck may also present with shoulder pain. The pain gets worse during the night time or while turning in bed.
Ferrum Met – Homeopathic Treatment for shoulder pain on left side.
Ferrum Met is homeopathic medicine for shoulder pain on the left side. This medicine is suggested for patients who complain of worsening of the pain because of motion and are unable to raise their arm. Ferrum Met is also beneficial for shoulder pain when the pain is tearing, drawing or boring in nature. The pain from the shoulder may shoot down the arm. Application of warm things on the shoulder relieve the pain of the patient. Other symptoms of Ferrum Met are cracking in shoulder joint and aggravation of the pain at night.
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