Homeopathy Medicine for Olecranon Bursitis


Patient complains of sudden pain in the elbow after a history of repeated trauma with slight swelling and tenderness. The condition is OLECRANON BURSITIS.


Elbow bursitis frequently presents with the following symptoms:

  • elbow discomfort in the area behind it
  • swelling right where the elbow’s bony prominence is located3
  • Elbow motion is only partially ranged

Infected elbow bursitis, also known as septic bursitis, affects 20% of people with elbow bursitis, and the symptoms of this condition include the following:

  • Fever
  • Chills or sweats
  • the elbow’s back is swollen in a red manner.
  • The skin around the swollen area has been scraped or cut.

Causes of Olecranon Bursitis

Those who rest their elbows on hard surfaces run the risk of aggravating the condition and highlighting the swelling. Elbow bursitis can develop after a traumatic accident, such as falling on the back of the elbow.

People with systemic inflammatory conditions, such as gout and rheumatoid arthritis, have a higher risk of developing infected elbow bursitis. Infected elbow bursitis, also known as septic bursitis, may occur after an injury where the skin behind the elbow is cut or abraded, allowing bacteria to enter.

Homoeopathic Treatment of Olecranon Bursitis

The body has many bursae, and any of them can become inflamed. In many cases, no treatment is necessary; only the protection of the inflamed site. Bursae can develop for a variety of reasons, including no apparent cause, secondary to trauma, repetitive injury, or arthritis.

Ruta graveolensis one of the most effective treatments for bruised pain from strained flexor tendons, bursitis with cracking in joints, and pain that gets worse when walking outside.

Bellis perennisSprains and injuries to the muscular tissues are effectively treated by this remedy. Post-traumatic and rheumatic myalgic pains, joints sore, muscle soreness, wrist feels contracted as from an elastic band, better from continuous motion and cold applications

Lycopersicum esculentumSharp pain in the right deltoid and pectoral muscles, made worse by raising the arm upwards and outwards. Intense, aching, rheumatic pain in the muscles of all limbs with a lame and exhausted feeling.

Bryonia albais recommended for treating elbow swelling, along with the typical Bryonia alba symptoms [every spot hurts when pressed].

Calcarea fluoricais a bone salt used to treat tendon and joint disorders, especially those that occur after an injury or prolonged use. It is especially effective for bursitis and chronic synovitis.

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