Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Ignatia in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Ischias intermitting, chronic; better in summer, worse in winter; beating as though it would burst the hip-joint, accompanied by chilliness, with thirst, flushes of heat, particularly in the face, without thirst.
Tingling in the limbs.
Pain as if sprained or dislocated, in shoulder, hip and knee-joints.
Single jerks of the limbs when falling asleep.
Quivering jerks in deltoid muscle.
Pains in joints of arms, when bending them backwards; like from overexertion, or as if bruised.
Numb feeling of arms at night, in bed, with it a sensation as if something living were running in the arm.
Lancinating, cutting pains in hip-joint.
Knees are involuntarily drawn upwards when walking; gressus gallinaceus.
Convulsive jerking of the lower limbs.
Cracking of the knees.
Heat of the knees, with coldness of the nose.
Heaviness of the feet.
Bruised or stinging sensation in the soles of the feet.
Burning in the heels at night; when they come in contact, however, they feel cold.≡ more ...