Useful Homeopathic Remedies sports injury and recovery
Arnica: (Alpine daisy) This is the first remedy to consider for any injury or accident. Useful for shock, swelling, bruising, pain. Promotes healing of soft muscle tissue and is also helpful for overexertion, for that bruised sore feeling after a big day out.
Ruta graveolens: (Rue) useful for any injuries to tendons, cartilage and periosteum.
Symphytum officinale: (Comfrey or knitbone/boneset) Useful for encouraging healing of fractures, bone trauma, injuries to tendons and ligaments as well as blows to the eye. Caution – if pins or dislocation use remedy only after setting
Rhus toxicodendron: (poison ivy) Useful for overexertion, strains, sprains. For that muscle and joint stiffness after over straining or overstretching
Hypericum: (St John’s wort) Useful for any injury to the nerves – known as the “arnica of the nerves”. Helpful for the pain and healing after a fall on the tailbone (coccyx), pain along nerve pathways following injury and any crush injuries to fingers or toes
TRAUMEEL gel or Arnica cream: These topical gels/creams help to relive pain and inflammation