Lumbago causes acute pain in the lower back. Any further movement causes even greater pain. Sometimes the pain is so severe that those affected cannot move at all. They remain in a relieving posture in which they stand slightly bent over. In the supine position, with legs bent at right angles, the pain subsides somewhat.
Homeopathic remedies are said to relieve the pain of lumbago and help regain mobility.
Which homeopathic remedies help?
Physical symptoms are described below. Choose a homeopathic remedy for lumbago that best suits your situation.
Aconitum is the most important remedy, which is first considered for very severe pain with stiffness to the point of being unable to move, often in connection with the fear of moving. Heat, pressure and touch aggravate the symptoms.
in lumbago caused by an injury. Patient feels bruised.
severe stiffness and pain in the lower back associated with a feeling of being asleep or numbness. The neck is also stiff. The pain is relieved by lying on your back and on a hard surface. The symptoms also improve with slight movement. An aggravation occurs with rest and damp cold weather.
Low back pain worsens with the slightest movement. Patient has to keep absolutely still, is very sensitive to touch and grumpy as well as dismissive. The pain occurs in cold, dry weather.
Back pain is mainly in the lumbar region. The cause is often stress or overwork. Tearing pains or very painful spasms, relieved by warmth and rest.
with recurring lumbago with chronic pain. The cause can be a weakness in the connective tissue.
For lumbago and intervertebral disc problems / herniations.
Causes of lumbago
Symptoms of lumbago
- back pain
- Limited mobility
Further tips and information on treatment
In the case of an acute lumbago, rest and protection are important. Sitting is usually very painful. Walking slowly or lying on your back with your knees bent is much more comfortable. Heat in any form, such as a heat pad or warm bath, will relieve pain. Bed rest for more than two days is not recommended.