Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Nux Vomica in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
BACK AND NECK
Cervico-brachial neuralgia; worse, touch
Backache in lumbar region
Burning in spine; worse, 3 to 4 a.m
Must sit up in order to turn in bed
Bruised pain below scapulae
Sitting is painful.≡ more ...