HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR SPORTS INJURIES
Exercising is good for you, but sometimes you can injure yourself when you play sports or exercise. Accidents, poor training practices, or improper gear can cause them. Some people get hurt because they are not in shape. Not warming up or stretching enough can also lead to injuries.
The most common sports injuries are—sprains and strains, knee injuries, swollen muscles, Achilles tendon injuries, Pain along the shin bone, rotator cuff injuries , fracture, dislocations
If you get hurt, stop playing. Continuing to play or exercise can cause more harm. First aid often begins with the RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation) method to relieve pain, reduce swelling, and speed healing
ARNICA MONTANA 30—It is an excellent remedy for injured and inflamed tendions , tendonitis and synovitis from injury. It is the top remedy for shock and trauma and helps reduce bleeding from the injury. Pain in back and limbs as if bruised or beaten. Sprained and dislocated feeling. Soreness after overexertion. Worse from least touch, motion, rest, wine, damp cold and better by lying down or with head low.
Locally the tincture should never be applied hot or at all when abrasions or cuts are present. It can be also applied in the form of a liquid, tincture, gel or ointment
BELLIS PERENNIS 30—It is the top remedy for stretched ligaments. It acts upon the muscular fibres of the blood vessels. It is considered as the first remedy in injuries to the deeper tissues after major surgical work. Much muscular soreness , lameness, as if sprained. The muscles feel very sore. This remedy is specific for left sided injuries, and there could even be swelling with the inflammation
RHUS TOXICODENDRON 200—It is an excellent remedy for muscle over use . This remedy is great for those over lifting strains. It is for injuries to the muscles, ligaments and tendons, especially when the injuries arise from mis steps, twists, or efforts made in the unusual posture. It is a great remedy for strains and hip injuries. Rhus tox acts upon the fibrous tissue especially joints, tendons, sheaths- aponeurosis etc. producing pains and stiffness. Worse during sleep, cold, wet rainy weather and after rain, at night, during rest, drenching, when lying on back or right side. Better by warm, dry weather , motion, walking , change of posture, rubbing, warm applications , from stretching out limbs
BRYONIA ALBA 30—Stitching tearing pain , worse by motion, better from rest. This pain is more on chest, worse pressure. After that fall, sprain or trauma the person wants to keep perfectly still, even to lay in the dark and not to be bothered by anyone. Worse by warmth, any motion, exertion, touch. Cannot sit up , gets faint and sick. Better by lying on painful side, pressure , rest, cold things
RUTA GRAVEOLENS 30- It is for sports strains and sprains to ligaments. Injury to ligaments, tendons, and the periosteum or the lining of the bones. It is a great remedy for overexertion and overuse injuries , such as tennis elbow and carpel tunnel syndrome., and for eye strain. Ruta helps accelerate the healing from fractures or bruising of the bone. It can helps with muscle pulls and strains. Complaints from straining flexor tendons especially. Tendency to the formation of deposits in the periosteum, tendons and about joints, especially wrist. All parts of the body are painful as if bruised. Worse by lying down, from cold, wet weather
LEDUM PAL. 200-—When there is severe bruising pain and hematoma this remedy is indicated. There is a sensation of pain shooting or moving upwards, from ankle up the leg to calf to knee.It is useful for puncture type wound. Black eye from a blow of the fist
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALIS 3X—It is an excellent remedy for wounds penetrate to the periosteum and bones.It hastens the healing power of bones and the surrounding tissue. It is of great help in non union of fractures, irritable stump after amputation, irritable bone at the point of fracture.
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS 30—It is the great wound healer. Useful for open wounds, parts that will not heal, ulcers etc. Promotes healthy granulations and rapid healing by first intention.. Useful in superficial burns and scalds
APIS MELLIFICA 30- This remedy produces a perfect picture of synovitis, especially of the knee joint. There are sharp lancinating , stinging pains shooting through the joint and aggravation from the slightest motion. There is effusion in the joints, and the pains are relieved by cild applications