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Leg Pain Cause & Treatment

leg pain treatment

Leg pain is defined as a feeling of discomfort or uneasiness along with aching in the leg, varying from mild to severe intensity.

Upper leg pain is pain anywhere from him to knees. Lower leg pain is the pain extending from knee to foot. A pain in leg could originate in joints like hip joint, knee joint or ankle joint.

When the pain is in leg joints, it could arise from bones, ligaments or tendons. It can also arise from injury to muscles or nerves. Venous stasis and phlebitis can also cause pain in legs.

Sometimes the pain can be referred from back as in the case of Sciatica, where the pain extends down the leg from lower back or hips down thighs and calf muscles. A rare case is pain in phantom-limb, when a person feels pain in the part of limb that has been amputated.

Leg muscle pain is described as aching and cramping in the muscles of the legs. It is a common complaint which can involve one or more than one muscle at the same time. Muscle pain can also involve surrounding tissues. Musculoskeletal disorder is the major problem now days whose impact upon the individual’s quality of life is well known.

Causes of Leg Pain

Causes of leg muscle pain

Diagnosis of Pain In Legs

Treatment of Leg Pain

Allopathic treatment of pain in legs – includes pain killers, anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants and calcium supplements. Anticoagulants, compression bandage, knee caps and surgery is also applicable in certain cases. Physiotherapy also plays an important role in many cases of joint pains. The exact treatment depends upon the underlying cause of leg pain.

Homeopathic treatment of leg pain

Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity.

This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which a patient is suffering.

The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat leg pain but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility of the patient. For this patient’s current symptoms, past medical history and family history are taken into account.

There are many homeopathic remedies which cover the symptoms of leg pain and can be selected on the basis of cause, location, sensation, modalities and extension of the pain. For individualized remedy selection and treatment of leg pain, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. Some important remedies are given below for the treatment of leg pain:

Rhus tox, Bryonia, Arnica, Causticum, Calcarea carb, Cuprum met, Colocynth, Mag phos, Plumbum met, Calcarea phos, Lycopodium, Lachesis, Gnaphalium, Sulphur, Eupatorium, Gelsemium, Guiacum, Hypericum, Ledum pal, Kalmia, Natrum mur, Ranunculus, Ruta, Sepia, Thuja, Zincum,  and various other medicines.

These are some brief indications for leg pain. The choice of the remedy will depend upon the cause and the totality of symptoms.

Leg Pain Cases Cured With Homeopathic Medicine

A Case of Pain in Knee Joints – by Viraj Shah [1]

My vein reminds me of a snake – Lachesis – by Gordana Jujic [2]

A Case of Psoriasis – by Divya V. [3]

Anal Fistula Treated with Classical Homeopathy – by Kamal Jalodia [4]

My Experience in a Case of Lumbar Spondylosis with Homoeopathy: Evidence Based Case Study – by Seema Rai [5]

A Girl Who Loved Black Color – by Urvi Chauhan [6]

Efficient Care of Challenging Cases of Malignancy – by Shailesh Deshpande [7]

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