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Hip Pain – Natural Homeopathic Medicines that Work

Hip pain is a prevalent complaint that is often seen in clinical practice, and it can happen to people of any age group. The hip joint bears our body weight and helps us walk, jump and run. Hip pain can arise from problems in the hip joint itself or the structures surrounding it. Homeopathic medicines help reduce pain in the hip as well as the related stiffness and tenderness. The top homeopathic medicines for hip pain include Bryonia Alba, Rhus Tox, and Ruta Graveolens.

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Natural Homeopathic Remedies for Hip Pain.

The hip is made up of the hip joint and the different structures surrounding it. These structures include the muscles, ligaments, tendons, a tough fibrous capsule lined by synovial fluid and the bursa. The hip joint is an important and one of the most flexible joints in the body. It is a ball and socket joint. The head of the femur (bone in the thigh) fits in the acetabulum (socket) of the hip bone (which is a part of the pelvis) to form the hip joint.

Homeopathic Treatment of Hip Pain

Homeopathy carries an excellent scope to treat hip pain arising from various causes. Homeopathic medicines work to treat the root cause of hip pain to bring about a complete recovery. These remedies are made of natural substances and are safe for use. There are many homeopathic medicines that are indicated for hip pain, the most prominent being Bryonia Alba, Rhus Tox, Ruta Graveolens, Causticum, Ledum Pal, Colocynthis and Aesculus Hippocastanum.

Homeopathic Medicines for Hip Pain

Bryonia Alba – Natural Medicine for Hip Pain Worse from Motion

Bryonia Alba is a natural, safe homeopathic medicine for hip pain that gets worse from the slightest motion. There is cracking in the hip joint upon walking, and pain from the hip may extend down to the knee. The hip pain may be aching, cramping or bruised type. In some cases, a knife-like stitching type of pain in the hip also recommends the use of this remedy. The person needing Bryonia Alba may get relief from warm applications. In cases of sciatica where the pain is worse from motion and better from lying on the affected side, Bryonia yields wonderful results.

Rhus Tox – Effective Medicine for Hip Pain with Stiffness

Rhus Tox is a majorly indicated homeopathic medicine for hip pain where the pain is attended with stiffness. The pain and stiffness from the hip may extend down the back of the thigh. Other symptoms include crackling pains in the hip joint, worsening of hip pain during rest, pain on the side of the hip on which the person lies down, intensified pain after rising after prolonged sitting, worsening of the hip pain from cold and relief from warmth. Hip pain worsening from every change of weather is also treated well with Rhus Tox. In addition to these, it is a top listed homeopathic medicine for hip pain arising from overstraining or overstretching of the hip muscles. It is also frequently recommended for hip pain arising from injuries, inflammation and that of rheumatic origin.

Ruta Graveolens – Homeopathic Medicine for Hip Pain from Inflamed Tendons

Ruta Graveolens is a natural homeopathic medicine for hip pain from inflamed tendons. The key feature to use Ruta Graveolens is hip pain that gets worse from stretching the leg. The hip feels very sore and bruised, and bending down becomes difficult. Ruta Graveolens also helps reduce the inflammation of tendons, soreness, and pain in the hip.

Causticum – Natural Remedy for Hip Pain on Left Side

Causticum offers a natural cure for hip pain present on the left side. The nature of pain for using Causticum may be aching, tearing or stitching type. Lying on the affected hip region worsens the pain. The pain also gets worse when the person begins to move or while walking. In some cases, a drawing or tearing pain in the thighs may also be present along with hip pain.

Ledum Pal – Natural Homeopathic Treatment for Hip Pain on the Right Side

Ledum Pal is an effective homeopathic medicine for hip pain present on the right side. The pain in right hip tends to get worse from motion. The heat of the bed also worsens the pain. Ledum Pal is also prominently indicated for hip pain that gets worse from prolonged standing, as well as pain in the hip joint due to gout.

Colocynthis – Effective Homeopathic Remedy for Hip Pain from Sciatica

Colocynthis is a natural medicine for hip pain that results from sciatica. The pain is felt in the hip, and it radiates down the lower limb. The nature of pain may be cramping, drawing, or tearing type. Sometimes the pain can be shooting or lightning like in nature. Walking worsens the pain and taking rest brings relief. Applying pressure also brings relief from hip pain in cases requiring Colocynthis.

Aesculus Hippocastanum – Natural Medicine for Hip Joint Pain from Arthritis or Degenerative Disease

Aesculus Hippocastanum is a natural homeopathic medicine for hip joint pain that arises from arthritis or some degenerative process. The guiding feature to use Aesculus Hippocastanum includes a pain in the hip joint that is worse from walking or stooping. Soreness and lameness are also present in the hip. Along with hip pain, lower back pain and stiffness may also be present.

Symptoms of Hip Pain

Apart from the main symptom of pain, the other symptoms that can accompany hip pain are a stiffness in the hip, reduction in the movement at the hip, tenderness over the hip and warmth over the hip. In some cases, there may be a pain in the groin region. The hip pain may make the person limp upon walking. The pain from hip may radiate down the lower limb. Sometimes, the hip pain may be transferred down to the knee (also known as referred pain.)

Causes of Hip Pain

The causes of hip pain are wide and variable. The most common reasons for hip pain include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, bursitis, hip fracture, muscle/tendon strain, sciatica, and tendinitis. In addition to these, conditions like pinched nerves, osteomyelitis, osteoporosis, septic arthritis, avascular necrosis, and bone cancer are other reasons for hip pain. Rarely, gout may also be a cause of hip pain.

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  1. I am 80 years old since past few week ,early morning when I get up from sleep may left hip joint start paining slowlsy theb slowly increase it agrivation snd stinging pain strectching through my left leg. After an ahour or two is subside automaticlly when go through my daily routine of excreation of stool and unrine
    please let me have a remidy



  3. Satish doshi says:

    Buttock pains

  4. Sir my father aged 67 has hip joint pain while walking or trying to stand straight when he is on bed or in sitting gesture feels no pain .
    For last 40 years he has shortening in right leg by one n half inches with left leg … one hip is already weak due to some bone related disease although it was cured years back when it is started.
    We also had MRI that suggest reducing of disc space at lumber region l2 l3 l4 ..
    Dr suggested for hip replacement which is not possible due to his age and condition he suffers from anxity due to high bp too

  5. Ashwini Kumar says:

    Hi sir,
    My name is Ashwini Kumar, age 18(M) and from patna, bihar. From approx 3 yrs, I have been suffering from the right hip joint pain but in last year I had been diagnosed and found ankolysing spondylitis in MRI report and in x-ray my right side hip joint gap reduced compare to left one. And I found my right leg is longer(small amount). Also in India toilet, it is very hard to use(sit) and pain when I walk.

    Kindly suggest me the homeopathy medicine.

  6. Dear sir, I have pain in my left hip which goes down upto the knee. It’s very difficult to sit cross leg on the bed or floor. There’s no problem in walking . It started in February 2020 . Please guide.
    Thanking you

  7. Rakesh Kumar says:

    Dear Sir, I am Rakesh Kumar aged 58 years, I am suffering with stiffness around waist, worst after bed & comfort during bath. Severe pain in hip region after cycle/motorcycle ride while mounting off the seat. Mob – 7007986045

  8. Satish jain says:

    I, 68 year old have a pain in my HIP JOINT IN right leg from appox 50 days.
    after half a hour d pain reduced appox 70-80 %
    sir, from yesterday my hip joint pain is reduced but in my knee pain doveloped severly in the same leg.
    Sir , advice homiopethy treatment and expain the cause precaution.

  9. Chandra Sekhar Panda says:

    I am suffering fromRECURRENT HIP (left) pain for 5-6 months.the pain some times extends lower towards thigh. Lying on affected left side worsens pain.

  10. My husband has very severe pain in his hip joint can not walk it has been 4days .

    • Partha Pratim De. says:

      Sir, I am suffering seveare low back pain in middle of hip. Please suggest me the medicine combination. I shall be greatfull to you.

      • Sushmita Datta says:

        There is pain in the hip joint upon walking, and pain from the hip may extend down to the knee. a knife-like stitching type of pain in the hip.please recommend some medicine this is for two three days back

        • Amar Relan says:

          Sir I have hip joint pain and on mri it shows bone marrow odema.
          Can not walk for 500m
          Feel better after rest.
          Suggest medicine

  11. Sandeep patil says:

    Mam my mom is age 67 having pain at right side of heap to knee joint some acute pain and irritation like we have swallow spice thing something like this she is suffering so kindly guide us which combination of medicine would be use full

  12. Karen Ross-Ohlinger says:

    Hello Dr Sharma,
    I hope this finds you well. I suffer from hip pain in the right hip which gets better when I do yoga. It also gets better in warmer weather. Walking sometimes makes it worse. What would you prescribe for these symptoms. Thank you so much!

    • Chandra Sekhar Panda says:

      I am suffering fromRECURRENT HIP (left) pain for 5-6 months.the pain some times extends lower towards thigh. Lying on affected left side worsens pain.

  13. Krishnamurti pd. Singh says:

    Good evening Dr. Sharma,
    Kindly prescribe some medicines for quick relief in hip pain.

    This is K.P.Singh from Deoghar. My wife 75 years fell yesterday and getting
    bach hip pain and can not even walk.Early reply solicited.
    Thanks. Kepisingh.

  14. Ramagopal says:

    Right hip joint and waist pain.had a stroke 2 years ago. no problem for walking till 3 months ago. Limping now. Cannot walk even in house without walker.I am 77 years. Please suggest remedy.

  15. Hello Dr I am suffering from hip bursitis My right hip has a nagging pain and at times it is difficult to walk . Pls do suggest me some medicine as I do not want to take allopathy pain killers . Thank you Looking forward to your advise

  16. Nikhil Khandelwal says:

    Hello Dr I’m a paitent with hla b27 positive and I have very pain in hip and waist , please suggest me proper homeo medicine

  17. Dawn Lewis says:

    My brother has arthritis in his hip and the head of the femur on which fits into the socket is completely worn down. He has been told he has to have a hip replacement done. The problem is he just was treated for cancer and the doctors do not want to do the surgery until his cancer treatments shows he is cancer free. He lives with constant pain and takes over the counter pain relievers but the pain is bad. He does not want to take prescription drugs for they are addicting. He cannot get the surgery for at least 6 mths. He needs some kind of help naturally for the pain. Please respond.
    Thank You

  18. Carol Houchin says:

    Dear Dr sharma,
    I have had a history of right hip pain that radiates to my right knee . The pain is worse standing , walking and at night when lying in bed . ( lying in bed at night is the worse and pain can alternate to the other leg while in bed , but that doesn’t happen during the day )I am also unable to bend backwards from the hip without getting a deep toothache nerve type pain.

  19. Soundaravalli Ramanathan says:

    Dear Dr, I am Soundaravalli Ramanathan, aged 64 years. My ht is 5.4 and weight is 55 kg. I don’t have BP and am not a diabetic. For the past three months, I am having hip joint pain in left side with stiffness in the lower back. I also feel slight stiffness in the lower back and unable to bend down and sit down. Consulted an ortho Dr and he gave me some tablets. But no improvement. Kindly advise homeo medicine. I too have numbness sometimes in my foot

  20. Dhiraj Sharma says:

    I have severe pain in ball and socket joint,, as I use car driving after each 1 hr, as I m teacher go to different classes. Now from last 15 days I have pain in my joint.
    My age is 38, male

  21. Lakkaraju Rajya Lakshmi says:

    Namaste. I have sever pain in both hips,more in left hip. Basically I suffer with severe low back pain. Reasons for my back pain are
    : too much stress
    ; I take care of my aged parents aged 88 & 84, both are dependents., both need all physical support.
    : my age is 59 & weight 70.
    kindly suggest me homeo medicine and let me know how to take also

  22. I have bursitis in both of my hips. When I get up I’m stiff for a little while. When I walk around a bit it feels better, but if I walk to much then it aches. Sometimes I get a sharp shooting pain that goes down to my knee starting on my buttocks on the right side. If I lie down and if I’m on my side (either side) for to long it starts to ache. Enough to wake me up.

  23. alexis rotella says:

    how often can causticum be taken? Every day okay?

  24. N K VOHRA says:


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