Homeopathy/herniated disk

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Hi Ati,

i have a herniated disk l5-s1 ( i think ) and it is going on for more than 2 years , i have been taking anti inflammatory for quite some time now.

i used to have pain in my thighs , pain in calf and lower back. but suddenly the pain has reduced ( which i used to have it)  but i now i have numbness in buttocks groin and legs and some sensation at back of of head like something insects are there.

Please let me know if that can be cured Homeopathy?
i can share the MRI scan if you want with drop box.


Age :34
Smoker

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Dear Nitin,

Are you sure your disc is herniated? What was the diagnosis from the MRI, by a doctor - what was observed?

If the reason for this problem is not a physical injury, a physical or skeletal mis-alignment or an internal swelling pushing on a nerve, than it is possible that this problem is the result from holding too much muscular tension in this are, possibly leading to limited movement and nerve irritation.

Muscular tension can be caused by bad posture and repetitive movement, but it can also result from stress in life that causes a person to hold tension in one or another place in the body.

Treatment can be quite different depending on which is the actual cause for this. Meanwhile, massage, chiropractic, osteopathy or physiotherapy can provide some extra diagnosis and also help in adjusting the lower back, sacrum and hips.

There are so many remedies that can be useful for lower back pain, that I am not sure where to even look - your symptoms are specific, but in homeopathy they can point to more than a handful of remedies. It is not certain if the numbness is part of a natural healing process (as is often then case) or if it may be caused by medication (as a side effect) or by pressure on the spine and nerves in that area.

Two good remedies for sciatica and numbness: Silicea or Calcarea phis. and you can try them in 30C or 200C potency for a while and see if it is better.
Cocculus is another possible choice. Try the remedies one by one to see which works.
I don't need the MRI and it is best if you talk to a homeopath who can take your full case and select a remedy with more precision.

Warmly,
Ati

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Ati Petrov DHHP, DIHom (Pract.)

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I can answer questions about homeopathy, sequential treatment and heilkunst - who can be treated, what the treatment is for different ailments. German New Medicine can help you understand your symptoms as they relate to a particular emotional shock and can show you if you are still ill or already healing.

Experience

My experience in holistic medicine began with my own preference for a natural and non-medicinal lifestyle. This lead me to my introduction to homeopathy when I realized there were safe and exceptionally effective medciines i could give to my children instead of pills. The more I learned about homeopathy, the more it made sense, so I took the courses, worked at a clinic and started working with patients soon after. I have been practising for 8 years now and every day I continue to learn from my clients and from the many interesting courses I take to complement what I already do. Today I incorporate knowledge from German New Medicine, Orgonomy, Anthroposophy and many other intersting fields, including informational and vibrational medicine when I work with clients. And the additional expertise helps me see a more complex picture of what is needed to help the person.

Organizations
ANN - The Association of Naturopaths and Natural Therapists, Canada.

Education/Credentials
DHHP - Practitioner diploma in Heilkunst from the Hahmemann College for Heilkunst DIHom (Pract) - practitioner diploma in homeopathy from the British Institute of Homeopathy German New Medicine Certificate for all taken courses Masters Diploma (MA) in Canadian Studies, Carleton University, Canada Masters Diploma (MA) in Book Design and Illustration, Sofia Fine Arts Academy

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My clients are from all over the world and from all continents. They are of all ages, with the majority being female, as women seem to gravitate more toward the holistic.

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