Dewey gives the common homeopathy remedies for the treatment of Locomotor Ataxia in an easy question-answer format. …

Give symptoms which would indicate Alumina in Locomotor Ataxia.

The patient cannot walk without staggering if his eyes are closed; he feels as if he were walking on cushions; there is creeping as if ants were crawling on his legs are numb, and there is a sensational s if thee were a cobweb on the face; there is also much severe pain in the back.

When is Zincum the Remedy?

Intense fulgurating pains with twitchings of various muscles, great restlessness of the limbs and impotence.

And when Phosphorus.

Burning along spine with tingling and formication in the extremities, weakness and trembling of limbs on beginning to walk, patient stumbles catches his toe on every obstacle; imperfect coordination.

Give symptoms calling for Plumbum.

Wasting of Paralyzed parts; total loss of coordination. Anaesthesia and paralysis of the limbs; loss of sexual desire and impotence.

Give indications for Ammonium muriaticum.

Fulgurating pains, rending, tearing, painful jerks in the thighs, lower limbs and joints with a sensation of soreness.

What are the indications for Secale in Locomotor Ataxia?

Difficult staggering gait, even complete inability to walk, not from lack of power, but an account of a peculiar unfitness to perform light movements with the limbs and hands; contraction of lower limbs on account of which the patient stags; trembling of limbs, sometimes with pain, formication of hands and feet, legs feel as of wood or padded; impotence.

Mention some other remedies useful in these fulgurating pains of Locomotor Ataxia.

Chamomilla, Colocynth, Ferrum, Kali carbonicum and Lycopodium.

Give Homoeopathic indications for Argentum nitricum in this disease.

Legs weak, calves bruised, soreness in lumbo-sacral region; pain in small of back, worse when risings; trembling of the hands; cannot walk in. rage dark or with his eyes closed. Legs feel like wood, loss of pupillary reflexes and in continence of urine.

Give symptoms of Kali brom.

Legs numb and tingle, also spine. Sexual appetite increase; cannot manage legs; patient melancholic.

LUMBAGO (See Backache).

W.A. Dewey
Dewey, Willis A. (Willis Alonzo), 1858-1938.
Professor of Materia Medica in the University of Michigan Homeopathic Medical College. Member of American Institute of Homeopathy. In addition to his editoral work he authored or collaborated on: Boericke and Dewey's Twelve Tissue Remedies, Essentials of Homeopathic Materia Medica, Essentials of Homeopathic Therapeutics and Practical Homeopathic Therapeutics.