Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Manganum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Drawing and tearing, beginning at shoulder and extending to arms, hands, and fingers.
Pain as from a sprain in shoulder-joint.
Tensive pain in joints of arms and hands.
Boring and digging in bones of arm, as if in marrow.
Tension in elbow-joint (and carpal-joints), as if tendons were too short.
Itching tetter in forearm.
Cramp-like pains in hands.
Sensation of tension in hands.
Inflammatory swelling and ulceration of little finger.
Fissures in bends of finger-joints.
Jerkings of muscles of legs on slightest movement.
Cramp-like drawings, or jerking shootings in thigh.
Pain, as from tensive rigidity in legs.
Tearing pain round knee.
Want of firmness and trembling of knees.
Swelling and inflammation of malleoli, with lancinations extending into legs.
Burning in sole of foot.
Excoriation between toes.≡ more ...