Homeopathic Centre Melbourne

Homeopathic Centre

MELBOURNE - ESTABLISHED 1948

Glen Iris Victoria 3146 

Anthony von Moger - B.Hlth Sci (Nat) A.N.T.A F805191 - Homeopath

Osteoarthritis
Homeopathic Treatment Considerations

With age, injury, or overuse, the cartilage covering articulating surfaces of the bones breaks down. Underlying bone becomes distorted and thickened, restricting joint movement and sometimes causing episodes of inflammation, pain, and swelling; joint most commonly affected are the load bearing ones- hips, knees, and spine; 90% of people over 40 have some degree of osteoarthritis in one or more joints. The condition can be aggravated by being overweight, by an over 'acid' diet and by laxative abuse.

Conventional treatments include pain killers, anti-inflammatory drugs, steroid injections into joints, physiotherapy to prevent muscles wasting, and replacement of worn joints, especially hips; hip replacement have a high success rate but may themselves have to be replaced within 20-30 years. Homeopathy offers constitutional treatment if osteoarthritis is chronic.

Osteoarthritis has been treated by homeopathy.
Osteoarthritis requires detailed specific prescribing of the "right" homeopathic remedy.

Trial and error or shotgun prescribing does not work, and therefore we don't recommend self-medication. In fact, self-medication will complicate the overall symptom picture.

Below are only some of the remedies we may prescribe, please note how important the individual symptom picture is. Only when all symptoms, aggravation or amelioration are taken into consideration can a specific homeopathic remedy be selected. A further consideration is given to the potency of the remedy.

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Homeopathic Treatment Considerations:

Aconite - Sever flare-ups in cold, dry weather.
Bryonia - Severe pain, made worse by heat and movement, relief is found in cold applications.
Pulsatilla - Heat and warm rooms make joint pains worse, person feels weepy.
Rhus tox - Pain is relieved by heat but aggravated by cold and damp.  The stiffness is worse in the morning but wears off with continued movement.
 
NOTE: Every effort has been made to ensure that the contents of this website is accurate and current. We do not recommend self-medication, the information herein is not designed to replace the expert and individual medical advice provided by your Homeopath.

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Homeopathic Centre Melbourne

ESTABLISHED 1948

20 Trent Street
Glen Iris
Victoria 3146

(03) 9889 9835


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