07 Sep 2018 - 2 min read
Homeopathy can treat neck pain or cervical pain. This article narrates the cause, symptoms, investigations, general management and the role of homeopathic medicines in treating these conditions along with yoga practices.
Neck pain or cervical pain is the commonest presenting medical condition in daily practice. The neck is to hold the head while static or in motion. The components of the neck are bone, ligaments, muscles and intervertebral disc. So any injury, inflammation or disease associated with these structures can cause pain in the neck.
Most of the people feel neck pain occasionally as stiffness or numbness. Only the individuals who are having severe pain in the neck for long duration seek medical attention. Most of the time neck pain will be associated with postural defect.
Common Causes of Neck Pain:
Symptoms of Neck Pain:
Neck pain will be presented as stiffness or dull pain, which is mostly worsened by movement, during continued work and after awakening in the morning. This pain may be associated with a dull headache, shoulder pain, dizziness and sometimes radiating to the upper arm as numbness.
The standard tests done for cervical pain are blood examination, x-ray, CT scan, and MRI.
General Management of Neck Pain:
The following are the general measures to manage neck pain.
Homeopathic Treatment for Neck Pain:
Neck pain can be easily managed through homeopathy with lifestyle modification and yoga practices. Homeopathy approaches neck pain through individualization, meaning consideration of all factors like lifestyle, causation, symptoms and the worsening and relieving component of the disease.
Every patient needs different homeopathic medicine. But still, a few common medications are frequently used like Conium, Kalmia, Lachesis, Belladonna, Gelsemium, Silicea, Calc Phos (Calcarea phosphorica), Paris quadrifolia, Hepericum, Causticum, etc., under the strict indications of disease prescribed by the physician. Never use these medicines as self-medication.
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