On the ninth day a new group of symptoms appeared: Headache, irritable and nervous, pain in left ear and pains in the hips. RX. Ignatia CM, one dose.

Two days later found the patient more alert. He could read. He now could take fluids well.

The patient was discharged on the fourteenth hospital day to be treated by physiotherapy.

Seven months later the patient was completely recovered except for minimal residual atrophy and weakness of the peroneal muscles.

Since the diagnosis of acute anterior poliomyelitis is dependent upon its symptomatology there can be no specific treatment. The proper homoeopathic remedy based on a careful study of the symptoms is the optimal treatment for this disease.


Rabe R F
Dr Rudolph Frederick RABE (1872-1952)
American Homeopathy Doctor.
Rabe graduated from the New York Homeopathic Medical College and trained under Timothy Field Allen and William Tod Helmuth.

Rabe was President of the International Hahnemannian Association, editor in chief of the Homeopathic Recorder, and he wrote Medical Therapeutics for daily reference. Rabe was Dean and Professor of Homeopathic Therapeutics at the New York Homeopathic Medical College.