Homeopathy for sports injury and recovery

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

For more information or for help with your recovery from any injuries or for a personalised plan to suit your needs, please contact us or make an appointment to see us


Janine has been a registered classical homeopath since 2002. Janine enjoys working in all areas of health and has an interest in digestive health, skin conditions and mental health

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Janine Gawn

Janine is a registered classical homeopath since 2002, trained and qualified in New Zealand