Small Joint Pain

Small joint discomfort is commonly felt in the hands, feet, hips, knee and spine. Pain may
gradually come and go. Occasionally  the joint feels stiff, achy and sore. patients complain of 
burning, throbbing or grating sensation. In addition, the joint may be worse in the morning but
better up with movement and activities. Joint pain may aggravate , and can limit a person’s
ability to do regular work.

Small Joint Pain Homeopathic Medicine and Treatment


Osteoarthritis : a common cause of arthritis happens when the cartilage, the
protective cushion in between the bones, wears away. The joints become painful
and stiff.

After the effect of typhoid and chikungunya fever ; pain in joints. Swerve pain
in the whole body.

Rheumatoid arthritis : chronic disease that causes swelling and pain in the
joint. Often the joints become deformed.

Gout : painful condition where crystals from the body collect in the joints causing
severe pain and swelling.

Uric acid : pain in small joints. Urea in blood and urine. Swelling in feets.

Small Joint Pain Homeopathic Medicine and Treatment


  • Swelling 
  • Stiff or enlarged joint 
  • Numbness 
  • Noisy joints or clicking, snapping sounds when moving the joints.
  • Painful movement 
  • Difficult bending or straightening the joint 
  • Loss of motion 
  • A red, hot and swollen joint


Small Joint Pain SYMPTOMS


Rhus tox : for severe pain when patient is at rest, gets better on movement. It is
prescribed when the joint pain is the most severe during rest and also on initial
movement. However it gets better after continuous movement. Complaints of heat,
swelling and stiffness in joints along with pain.

Bryonia alba : for joints pain gets worse by movement, but gets better at rest. Bryonia
alba is chiefly indicated medicine when the pain increases by even the slightest
movement or motion  and is relieved by complete rest. The joint pain may be stitching or
tearing. Along with pain, joints can be red hot and swollen.

Arnica montana : for joint pain after injury. Overstrained joints. Manage joint pain from
injury or overstrained joint. Patients needing it usually complain of sore bruised pain in
joints as if beaten. They fear touching the affected joints because of intense soreness.

Actaea spicata : for pain in small joints especially wrist. Highly effective for pain in small
joints especially wrist. The wrist becomes swollen and red with pain. It is also beneficial
for relieving pain in other small joints as well including ankles, fingers and toes.

Colchicum autumnale : for joints caused by gout. It is one of the best remedies for
treating joint pain due to gout. It can be given to treat pain in any joint, but mostly helps if
there is pain in the big toe due to high uric acid. Unbearable pain if touched and the pain aggravates in the evening.

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