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
Back and neck
Tension, burning, pressing as from a stone between scapulae.
Burning or tearing in back.
Sudden stitches in back when turning, with dull pain while sitting.
Backache, must sit up to turn over in bed.
Pains in small of back, if bruised or broken; worse 3 or 4 A.M.
Spine affected by sexual excesses.
Neck stiff, with heaviness; from cold.
Cervico-bracial neuralgia, neck stiff, worse in the morning or after eating and from touch.≡ more ...