Lower Back Pain
Also indexed as:Backache, Back Strain, Herniated Disc, Sciatica, Slipped Disc
Although homeopathic substances listed in this article are generally not known to cause serious side effects, their effectiveness has not been demonstrated by scientific research. Consumers should check labels carefully, since a homeopathic product that is not diluted, or not diluted enough, may contain ingredients that cause allergic reactions, side effects, or interactions. It is always advisable to discuss any new treatment program with your healthcare practitioner.
For more information, see Homeopathy FAQs, "What Is Homeopathy?," and “Using Homeopathy with Professional Guidance” in Homeopathic Medicine.
Many different factors can contribute to back pain. Injury, overwork, emotional and mental stress, menstrual tension, prostate conditions, and problems with posture or weight are common causes. Homeopathy can offer safe and effective pain relief for many kinds of backaches. If lower back pain is intense, or numbing or affecting the legs, see a doctor.
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