‘Tennis-elbow’ – a repetitive strain injury

The Tennis Elbow refers to an overuse injury, a repetitive straining of the muscles that attach to the bones of the arm at height of the elbow. Biologically this injury is termed lateral epicondylitis. The so called Golfer´s Elbow, is similar to the Tennis Elbow, however affects the inner area of the elbow joint, while…

Contusion – a common sports-injury

(article 1st published at ‘Clever Homeopathy‘)     One of the injuries most frequently acquired during sports is a contusion, so to speak bruising to the muscular tissue. While most such bruising is of little concern and will quickly resolve on by itself, more severe contusion that involves deeper lying tissue, may be a complication…

Concussion – a potential sports-injury

    Concussion can occur in the process of many physical activities, whether they are conducted for leisure or for a wage, whether an amateur or a pro. A concussion is a traumatic injury to the brain caused by a sudden acceleration, rotation or shaking of the head. This causes a forward and backward motion…

A homeopathic approach to sunburn

    During recreational or professional sports, the exposure to ultra-violet radiation from the sun may cause damage to an athlete’s skin. The engagement in outdoor sports, or where sports events take place in higher altitudes pose an elevated potential for sunburn.   Within the skins epidermis, the melanocyte cells release melanin when the skin…

The homeopathic treatment of superficial injuries to the skin

  Injuries to the skin, whose damage is only superficial, can come from cuts, abrasions or chafing. While cuts are usually a direct impact to the skin, abrasions and chafing are a form of dermal inflammation.       Where skins injuries occur, abrasions, excoriations and chafing do not damage the skin deeper than the…

Treating strain and sprain injuries

      Sprain: An injury to the ligament, the fibrous connective tissue attaching bones to bones, is known as a sprain. These ligaments serve as stabilizers for the joints, and facilitate or restrict the movement of the joint. A sprain may be a tearing or over-stretching of a ligament.   Strain: A strain is…