Sciatica(neuralgic pain in the sciatic nerve from hip down back of thigh, to calf muscle and foot).
Belladonna – pain worse from jarring, appears and disappears suddenly. Lies with crossed legs; cannot uncross them. Ammonia mur. Pain worse from sitting in a chair; better when lying down. (Hiccough may be a concomitant).
Bryonia – Pain worse by any motion; better lying on the painful side.
Colocynthis – Pain on the right side with numbness (Gnaphalium). Better by flexing the leg oh abdomen (pressure). Shooting, band-like, screwing better from pressure.
Kali bich. – Left side; Pain comes and goes suddenly. Better by flexing leg or walking.
Kali iodatum – Lying on painful side aggravates. Better by walking and in open air.
Lac caninum – Pain on alternating sides. Worse when warm.
Lachesis – Right side; Pain extends downwards. Worse after sleep and from touch.
Lycopodium – Right side. Worse lying on painful side, and while sitting. Better when warm and when walking.
Ledum – Pain extends upwards, and worse when warm.
Pulsatilla – Worse in warm room. Better in open air and from slow motion.
Rhus tox. – Worse in wet, cold weather and from cold applications. Also from lying on painful side. Worse on beginning to move (walking). Better from warmth, warm bathing, by motion (walking).
Tellurium – Deep pain worse from coughing, jarring, laughing and sneezing, or straining at stool. Contraction of tendons in the bend of knees. Better from urination.
Valeriana – Sciatic pain worse standing, and while sitting. Better flexing the leg.
Gnaphalium – Intense sciatic pain; alternating with or followed by numbness or formication. Cutting from Right hip joint down to foot.