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International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences

International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences

2021, Vol. 5 Issue 1, Part C
Subjective pain relief experienced in Musculoskeletal System (MSS) Disorders by elderly patients on homoeopathic medicines: An observational study
Author(s): Dr. Anoop M Nigwekar and Dr. Nikunj J Jani
Abstract:
Objectives: To investigate the role of individualized homoeopathic medicines in treatment of the Musclo Skeletal Disorders (MSS) of the elderly.
Materials and Methods: An Observational cohort study was done by the secondary data analysis of 278 patients (age group of 60-65 years) visiting the Homoeopathic hospital from a period of 10 years (2000- 2010) to observe the subjective relief with homoeopathic medicines in the Musclo Skeletal System Disorders (MSS).
Result: In the study after using homoeopathic medicines, 7.32% of patients reported 25% relief, 35% of patients had 50% relief, 17% patients were better by 75%, 14% patients were free of pain and ease in mobility, while 16% patients reported no relief. Homoeopathic medicines like Kali Carb (27.3%), Silicea (21.2%), and Calcarea Flour (13.7%) were the most indicated remedies in the elderly patients with MSS complaints and centesimal scale (30C - 38% of patients & 200C - 59% of the patients) was the most common potency scale used.
Conclusion: Homoeopathy is effective in offering subjective sense of relief in elderly patients from their MSS complaints.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Anoop M Nigwekar, Dr. Nikunj J Jani. Subjective pain relief experienced in Musculoskeletal System (MSS) Disorders by elderly patients on homoeopathic medicines: An observational study. Int J Hom Sci 2021;5(1):155-158. DOI: 10.33545/26164485.2021.v5.i1c.309
International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences