Homeopathy Medicine for Pinched Nerve
When surrounding tissues, such as bones, cartilage, muscles, or tendons, put too much pressure on a nerve, it results in a pinched nerve, which impairs the nerve’s ability to function and causes pain, tingling, numbness, or weakness.
A herniated disk in the lower back, for instance, could press on a nerve root and cause pain to radiate down the back of the leg. Similarly, a pinched nerve in the wrist could cause pain and numbness in the hand and fingers (carpal tunnel syndrome).
The majority of people recover from a pinched nerve within a few days or weeks with rest and other conservative treatments, though surgery may occasionally be required to relieve pain.
SYMPTOMS OF PINCHED NERVE
Some indications and symptoms of a pinched nerve are:
- Sensation loss or numbness in the nerve’s supply area
- The pain may be piercing, throbbing, or burning and radiate.
- Paresthesia, or the feeling of being pinched or needled
- afflicted area suffers from muscle weakness
- A hand or foot frequently feels as though it has “fallen asleep”
It’s possible that when we’re sleeping, the effects of a pinched nerve are worse.
CAUSES OF PINCHED NERVE
When surrounding tissues compress (apply too much pressure to) a nerve, it results in a pinched nerve.
When a spinal disc herniates and compresses a nerve root, for example, this tissue may be bone or cartilage; however, in other instances, the condition may be brought on by muscle or tendons.
In the case of carpal tunnel syndrome, a number of tissues, such as swollen tendon sheaths inside the tunnel, enlarged bone that narrows the tunnel, or a thickened and degenerated ligament, may be in charge of compressing the median nerve in the carpal tunnel.
One or more nerves may become compressed by tissue due to a variety of circumstances, such as:
- Rheumatoid or wrist arthritis
- Stress from repetitive work
- Hobbies or sports activities
Once the pressure is released, nerve function returns to normal if the pressure is applied for a short period of time; however, if the pressure is applied for an extended period of time, chronic pain and permanent nerve damage may result.
HOMEOPATHIC TREAENT FOR PINCHED NERVE
COLOCYNTHIS 200—Extremely effective for treating sciatic nerve pain. There is a dull, stitching, shooting pain in the hip that comes on suddenly and shoots down to the knee or foot, especially on the left side. The pain is relieved by heat and hard pressure but is made worse by touch or motions.
**MAGNESIUM PHOS 200—**Useful for pinched nerve pain that is alleviated by warmth is the primary symptom of the remedy. There is unbearable, shooting, cutting, stitching in nature, shifting, better by rest, worse at night. Useful for the parts that are tender to pressure and numb. Pains occasionally tense in paroxysms, forcing her to cry out.
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM 200It is best for traumatic neuralgia and neuritis. It is useful for pinched nerves where there is excessive pain.
KALMIA LATIFOLIA 200 is most effective for pain on the left side and is useful for pinched nerves when numbness and nerve pain coexist. It is also very helpful for neuralgic pains that shoot downward and coexist with numbness.
CHAMOMILLA 200-Most effective for sensitive and irritable people. Useful when irritability is accompanied by violent anger. Patient feels pain worse on touch. Very helpful for pinched nerve when there is intolerable pain coupled with numbness.