Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Apis Mel in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
BACK AND NECK
Back and neck
Burning and heat like "prickly heat", on the back.
Lower posterior dorsal region, especially left, feels as if bruised.
Burning, pressing in coccygeal region, worse from any attempt to sit down; evening.
Stiffness in the back of neck.
Rheumatic stitches in right side of neck.
Tensive pain from left shoulder to back of neck.≡ more ...