For sharp pain in the lower back and down back of legs, muscle pain
Sciatica is a condition that manifests as radiating pain from the back either into the buttock and/or the lower extremity usually on the back and outward side. It represents pain referred somewhere along the path of the sciatic nerve.
Symptoms of sciatica include discomfort, pain, burning, tingling, stabbing, aching anywhere along the path of the sciatic nerve (from the buttock, down the leg, into the foot, although the most commonly affected areas are the buttock and thigh). In very severe cases the pain may be associated with weakness.
Aconitum Napellus 30X – Pain in the back, prevents taking deep inspiration. Bruised pain between shoulders and sacrum. Numb, stiff, painful. Hip joint and thigh feel lame, especially after lying down. Sensation as if drops of water trickled down the thigh.
Aesculus Hippocastanum 30X – Backache of sacrum and hips, worse walking or stooping. Back region of spine feels weak, back and legs give out. Aching in lumbar and sacral regions with stiffness in the back, almost impossible to walk. Sacro-iliac problems since an injury or a fall.
Arnica Montana 30C – Back sore and aches, worse overlifting. Cervical vertebrae tender. Pain in back and limbs, as if bruised or beaten. Cannot walk erect on account of bruised pain in pelvic region. Soreness after overexertion.
Colchicum Autumnale 30X – Aching in lumbar and lumbo-sacral region. Backache, better rest and pressure. Dull pain across loins. Violent pain in region of kidneys better lying on back only.
Hypericum Perforatum 30X – Violent pains and inability to walk or stoop after a fall on the coccyx. Pressure over sacrum. Coccyx injury from fall with pain radiating up spine and down limbs. Aching pain and sensation of lameness in the small of the back.
Magnesia Phosphorica 30X – Aching in small of back. Dorsal spine, very painful and sensitive to touch. Sciatica with tender feet. Cramping of muscles with radiating pains. One vertebra seems absent.
Plumbum Metallicum 30X – Lightning-like pains, temporarily better by pressure. Sciatica and muscular atrophy.
Rhus Toxicodendron 30X – Back strain or injury. Pains from overlifting or overuse. Pain and stiffness in small of back, better motion or lying on something hard, worse while sitting. Lumbago. Coccyx aches into thighs. Sciatica, worse cold, damp weather, at night.