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
Nettlerash in the back of the neck,
Slight sensation of stiffness in the nape of neck and small of back,
Swelling in the back of the neck in gouty patients,
Swelling on the back of the neck, so that his head is pressed upon the chest,
Back of neck stiff,
Tension in the right side of the neck, beneath and back of the ear (soon; 6th dil.), (and others).
Rheumatic stitches in the muscles of the right side of the neck; worse when moving the head in that direction; came on when rising in the morning; is very painful; less noticed when moving the head in any other direction (second day),
Rheumatic stitches in the right side of the back of the neck,
Violent piercing-burning pain in a small spot down on the left of the back of the neck, also on the occiput and left arm (after two hours),
Pains extending from the shoulder up to the back of the neck,
Sharp, tensive pain from the neck up back of the left ear, extending forward over the left side of the head (first day),
Tensive pain in the left shoulder, extending up into the back of the neck (second day),
Pain in the back, over the shoulder-blades; worse on the right side (first and second days),
Lame feeling in the scapulae,
Dull pressure under the scapula, with sore feeling on moving the parts,
Pressure under the shoulder-blades, painful when moving,
Peculiar weakness in the back,
Peculiar excessive weakness along the whole back, on both sides of the spine, as if she could not lie upon it for weakness,
Burning and heat, like "prickly heat," on the back, (B.).
Sudden flush of heat over the back, as though sweat would break out, with a pain at the left ilio-sacral junction,
Chills running over the back,
Stitches in the back and chest,
Stitches through the back,
Back as if bruised,
Back feels bruised near the last ribs, on a place a hand's breadth in extent, as if the muscles internally were sore, especially on the left side (the whole third day),
Pressure behind on the last ribs, on both sides of the spine, which somewhat hinders breathing, about as in anxiety (twenty-first day),
Prickling on the back,
Sensation of stiffness in the sacrum,
Pain in the ilio-sacral junction,
Urging in the sacrum, as if to the period,≡ more ...