Small fluid filled sac or swelling usually non-cancerous in nature on joint or tendon sheath is a ganglion. The ganglion may have a spongy or firm consistency. Wrist, elbow, knee, feet, and ankle are the common sites for ganglion. It is usually painless but as the size of the swelling increases, it may result in compression of nerve, numbness, stiffness of joint, scar formation, and carpel tunnel syndrome.
Homeopathy is effective in treating the symptoms of ganglion without any surgical intervention. Homeopathic medicines help in resolution of the complaints without any further recurrences as it reabsorbs the fluid and reduces the size.
Homepathic remedies commonly indicated in ganglion are - Ruta, Calcarea, Silicea, Causticum, Bryonia, Thuja, Lapis. alb, Causticum etc