Intercostal neuralgia is the nerve pain that occurs around the ribs. Numerous nerves run from the spinal cord and along the spaces between the ribs to the front of the body. The pain may make breathing, laughing or sneezing difficult or uncomfortable. Various conditions can cause this pinched nerve such as a rupture in abdominal tissue, a distended abdomen, scar tissue around the nerve, overused muscles in the abdomen and other conditions of the musculoskeletal system, like an irregular curvature of the vertebrae or having one leg shorter than the other. The resulting pain is sharp and spasmodic in the ribcage area.
In Osteo-Arthritis of the thoracic vertebrae as the cause of Intercostal Neuralgia: Give additionally B11.
In degernative discs lesions and Osteochondritis: Compare B11 also give Bakson Calci Aid tablets additionally
In Sciatica: Compare B69.
In the presence of Herpes Zoster or a previous history of this complaint give additionally B67 in alteration every ½-1-2 hours.
Trigeminal or Facial neuralgias: Give additionally B68.
Topically use Bakson Hypericum or Rhus tox. ointment.