Homeopathy Treatment for bursitis

Joint pain after sport or heavy physical work is often caused by bursitis. The pain comes on suddenly, usually during the night of the physical overload. But they can also develop after years of being overwhelmed at work. Tilers are particularly often affected by bursitis in their knees due to their working posture.

Homeopathic remedies promote healing of the inflammation and are helpful in relieving pain.

Which homeopathic remedies help?

Physical symptoms are described below. Choose a homeopathic remedy for bursitis that best suits your situation.

Potassium chloratum

Bursitis of knees and elbows. Burning or rubbing pain in the kneecap or in the elbow joint, often after overloading or as a consequence of falls, also caused by infection. Painful, warm-hot thickening over the joint.


Consequences of overexertion (e.g. tennis, manual labor, making music). Better with slight movement. Worse in damp and cold weather.

Pulmonary sting

The skin over the affected joint is swollen, hot, and red. Drawing pains, especially in the knees.

Causes of bursitis

If infection or traumatic injury occurs, bursitis (bursitis) can occur. Furthermore, can

  • sitting for hours
  • a constant pressure stimulus,
  • long run or
  • repetitive physical activities can be the trigger for bursitis.

Risk groups for bursitis

Occupational groups such as

  • cleaners,
  • high-performance athletes,
  • Tiler,
  • plumber and
  • people with joint diseases.

Symptoms of bursitis

Characteristic of a bursitis are:

  • swelling of the affected area
  • tenderness of the affected area
  • Warming and reddening of the skin 
  • Pains
  • the joint is restricted in its freedom of movement

Frequent bursitis

Bursitis most commonly occurs near the

  • shoulder joint,
  • Wrist,
  • ankle and knee joint,
  • hip joint or
  • elbow joint up.

Treatment of bursitis

Cooling and immobilisation of the joint primarily lead to pain relief. A homeopathic support of the treatment can be helpful in many cases, but should always be discussed with the doctor treating you. In any case, bursitis always requires medical supervision, as there is a risk that an acute inflammation will develop into a chronic form.


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