Hippocrates described the basic homeopathic principles some 2,500 years ago.
Later on, about 200 years ago, german physician Samuel Hahnemann also concluded that substances causing symptoms of a certain disease in healthy people can cure that type of disease in ill people, stimulating the body's own self-healing capabilities.
For example, a homeopathically prepared coffee may treat insomnia.
In greek, word homeopathy means ‘similar suffering’.
And that is how homeopathy as we know it today came to life.
Homeopathy is based on natural ingredients.
Homeopathy focuses on causes of aliments rather than only suppressing the symptoms as the conventional medical drugs usually do.
There are no known side effect to homeopatics or contradictions with other medicines. Also, homeopathic remedies are not addictive.
(Beware: some homeopathics can have a lactose base, which is not suitable for dairy sensitive people.)
Typically, only one single remedy is taken that covers all symptoms of a disease. Out of all the homeopathic substances available, find the one that matches your symptoms the most closly.
The homeopatic remedy is highly diluted (about 1:1,000,000,000,000)
Homeopathy is very effective for people experiencing acute (short-term and sudden) episodes of bursitis / tendinitis, as well as a chronic (long-term and re-occuring) condition of the same.
There is a large number of homeopathic remedies that may ease the discomfort and reduce inflammation. Without the undesirable side effects of conventional drug treatments.
Here is a list of the most common ones:
Arnica montana - often in a form of a topical gel - can provide great short-term pain relief when your bursitis has developed as a result of a traumatic injury or strain and the affected area is bruised, swollen, sore and painful to touch.
Similarly, belladonna is an excellent little helper when bursitis is causing you throbbing pain and the inflammed affected area feels hot, appears red and swollen.
If an accident / injury caused not only bursitis / tendonitis but also a lot of bruising, bellis perennis might be just the right homeopathic remedy to do the trick.
Use bryonia when your bursitis / tendonitis joint pain:
Causticum deals particularly well with stiffness and discomfort that gets worse from exposure to cold.
Chelidonium is recommended for pain:
Benzoicum acidum is very effective homeopatics for joint pain - especially of knees and wrists - that is aggravated with motion.
Ferrum phosphoricum is commonly required for inflammation of the bursae in a shoulder (particularly the right shoulder), where the pain extends downwards to the wrist as well as upwards to the neck and the patient’s face may become flushed as a result.
Kalmia latifolia is helpful to those who experience bursitis pain that:
This bursitis homeopathy remedy is often indicated for bursitis and tendonitis located in the area where a tendon or ligament attaches to the bone and where the discomfort is worse from warmth / heat.
Rhus toxicodendron is one of the most frequently used bursitis homeopathy treatment remedies out there.
This homeopatic is especially effective with those bursitis patients who experience pain:
Ruta graveolens is usually used for management of acute bursitis (especially for bursitis of the knee) with loads of swelling, stiffness, and pain, often after injuries.
This remedy can also be very helpful in recovery from sprains which take forever to heal.
Sanguinaria is recommended when you have bursitis and/or tendonitis of the shoulder. The right shoulder in particular.
If your bursitis makes standing up for an extended period of time painful and / or causes pain and inflammation mainly on the left side of your body, then sulphur might be the answer.
Sticta pulmonaria does miracles for shooting bursitis pains.
Although bursitis homeopathy treatments are very safe to use, do consult your doctor and / or experienced professional homeopath who will decide the most appropriate dosage and frequency of use for you, based on their knowledge and experience, considering your physical, emotional, and psychological constitution and the type of bursitis you suffer from.