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AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM

SI JOINT PAIN - SCIATIC W HEMORRHOIDS!! - ACHING BACK W SUPPRESSED MENSES, stooping, walking
< RAISING from CHAIR
< BEFORE CHILL
(rectum feels like FULL OF STICKS)
Lameness of back on waking

2

ARGENTUM METALLICUM

LUMBAGO
< SITTING
> WALKING
restricts respiration
STIFFNESS
WALKS BENT FORWARD
starting AWAKE from ELECTRIC SHOCKS - sleepnessness from shocks

3

BELLADONNA

BACK PAIN - AS IF IT WOULD BREAK! / AS IF BROKEN - DURING MENSES! -
sciatica INCREASING & DECREASING SUDDENLY!
< JARRING, MOTION, MISSTEP, COUGHING
< R SIDE!

4

BERBERIS VULGARIS

LUMBAR- PAIN & NUMBNESS! - extends to forehead
pain is ITCHING, BURNING
pain AS IF CRUSHED
stitching pain EXTENDING AROUND TO ABDOMEN!
< lying, sitting
< rising up from sitting

5

CALCAREA CARBONICA

LUMBAGO - SLIGHTEST EXERTION / LIFTING - WEAK FEELING! / AS IF SPRAINED - before/during MENSES
pain EXTENDS DOWN sciatic nerve (to sole of foot)
sciatic w ATROPHY OF LIMB!
< rising from sitting

6

COBALTUM

BACK PAIN - LUMBAR/SACRUM/SCIATICA - ASSOC W NIGHTLY POLLUTIONS! ... AFTER EMISSIONS!
> LYING, rising
< sitting
cannot straighten spine wo sharp pains shooting into foot

7

COLOCYNTHIS

LUMBAGO - LANCINATING PAIN ON INSPIRATION!/ON LYING
stitching pain ON MOTION
weaking IN EVENING
SCIATIC ASSOC W NUMBNESS - R - FLEXING LEG ONTO ABDOMEN!, < NIGHT, TOUCH, MOTION
LYING ON PAINFUL SIDE AMEL.!

8

DULCAMARA

LUMBAGO - CHANGES TO COLD WEATHER/ << DAMP WEATHER! ... LAMENESS AFTER TAKING COLD/GETTING WET! ... AFTER STOOPING FOR LONG TIME
SCIATICA AFTER WET WEATHER!
MOTION AMEL.
> becoming warm in bed

9

GNAPHALIUM

- LUMBAGO w NUMBNESS! w heaviness in pelvis - R sided SCIATICA accomp. by NUMBNESS/FORMICATION ... ALT W NUMBNESS!
- SCIATICA w UTERINE COMPLAINTS
> flexing limb on abd

10

IRIS VERSICOLOR

- SCIATICA AFTER INFLUENZA!... CRAMPING!.. L
cramping in lumbar
motion AGG
burning of alimentary canal
ropy salivation

11

KALI BICHROMICUM

- LUMBAGO < COUGHING
PAIN WANDERS in spine
stitching pain to legs
NUMBNESS in lumbar
- SCIATICA accomp by JERKING IN HIP
increase/decrease suddenly
< change of weather

12

KALI IODATUM

- LUMBAGO - AS IF IN A VISE:
< LYING PAINFUL SIDE
< walking
- SCIATICA:
< EVENING/NIGHT
< LYING DOWN
< coughing, sneezing
> OPEN AIR, MUST WALK (rhus-t)

13

LAC CANINUM

PAIN FROM BASE OF BRAIN TO COCCYX (SPINE)
PULSATING in lumbar
- SCIATICA - ALTERNATING SIDES!! W numbness, SENSITIVE SPINE
< beg of motion (rhus-t, ruta)
fear of snakes

14

LEDUM PALUSTRE

- LUMBAGO: @ BEGN OF MOTION, RISING FROM SITTING
SACRAL - STIFFNESS
- SCIATICA: accomp by COLDNESS of PAINFUL LIMB
>> COLD
< ascending
< WARMTH!

15

LYCOPODIUM CLAVATUM

- LUMBAGO AS IF BROKEN [during stool], WOULD BREAK.
PASSING URINE and FLATUS AMEL.
R to L
- SCIATICA
> warmth
> walking

16

MAGNESIA PHOSPHORICUM

- SCIATICA IN SUDDEN PAROXYSMS - SHOOTING PAIN - AT NIGHT - appearing and disappearing suddenly
< COLD, COLD APP
> HEAT, PRESSURE

17

NATRIUM MURIATICUM

- LUMBAR LAMENESS
- BACK PAIN - STOOPING FOR LONG TIME AGG
- LUMBAR - AS IF BROKEN; LYING ON HARD SURFACE AMEL.
- LUMBAGO/STIFFNESS after GRIEF/SUPPRESSED EMOTION!
- contraction of hamstrings

18

NUX VOMICA

SEVERE PAIN W SENSITIVITY AND ANGER
- aching back pain MUST SIT UP OR TURN OVER IN BED
- LUMBAGO w LABOR-LIKE PAIN on URGING W STOOL
- SCIATICA w chill, w contraction in legs / MADDENING, CRAMPING pain

19

OLEUM JECORIS

CHRONIC BACK PAIN W WASTING, EMACIATION [lower leg] - painful
- SCIATICA w ATROPHY OF AFFECTED LIMB

20

RANUNCULUS BULBOSUS

LUMBAGO - STITCHING PAIN < AFTER EATING! ... extends to Abd
SORE LAST RIB
lumbago > sit bent forward
- SCIATICA < cold/damp weather, motion

21

RHUS-T

STIFFNESS/IMMOBILITY W PAIN
> CONTINUED MOTION!
restlessness from pain
< BEG OF MOTION
< sitting still, cold damp, getting wet, lifting
- SCIATICA w NUMBNESS, < COLD/COLD WATER

22

RUTA

- LUMBAGO W STIFFNESS, LAMENESS; flatus amel, walking amel
< AFTER INJURY/STRAIN
- SCIATICA - R, after injury, SHOOTING PA EXT DOWNWARD TO THIGH, HOLLOW OF KNEE

23

SULPHUR

SCIATICA/LUMBAGO in SEDENTARY/INTELLECTUAL TYPES
weak back, stooped shoulder
< evening, night menses, lying on L side, rising from stooping, sitting
SCIATICA < standing, walking

24

TELLURIUM METALLICUM

SEVERE PAIN FROM SACRUM DOWN INTO R THIGH or sciatic N.
< SNEEZING, AFTER URGING for BM, during stool, coughing, laughin
- SCIATICA < lying on painful side
DISCHARGE FROM EAR LEAVES VESICLES ON LOBE!

25

THUJA OCCIDENTALIS

LUMBAGO
< WALKING ON UNEVEN GROUND
< jarring, menses, rising from sitting
BACK FEELS FRAGILE
BACK PAIN - AGG from standing erect after sitting for long time
LUMBAR VERT SORE < STEPPING
(secretive, warts, avoids exposing themselves)

26

VALERIANA

BACK PAIN LUMBAR AS IF SPRAINED - AGG SITTING - extending above hips on standing or sitting
< standing w both feet flat on ground
- SCIATICA W INSOMNIA
- DRAWING PAIN IN EXTREMETIES
- PAIN IN ANKLES on running upstairs