To better explore the effects of medical marijuana, investigators conducted a pragmatic, single-site, single-blind randomized controlled trial in the Greater Boston area between 2017 and 2020.
Insurance coverage for acupuncturist visits increased from 2010 to 2019, but most costs are paid out of pocket.
Two expert physicians with opposing viewpoints debate the risks and benefits of using cannabinoids for treating neuropathic and chronic pain.
At Psych Congress 2018, Andrew Penn from the UCSF School of Nursing provides insight into the use of CBD in clinical practice.
There is limited evidence supporting the efficacy of cannabis for refractory chronic pain, including chronic neuropathic pain.
There are a number of challenges associated with the use of cannabidiol and hemp oils in pain management.
Cannabis and/or cannabinoids, when consumed through certain routes of administration, may reduce pain levels significantly.
There is rapidly growing interest in the use of marijuana and cannabinoids for pain.
Marijuana use is risky for young people and pregnant women.
For patients with chronic pain (CP), both mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) improve physical functioning, pain intensity, and depression.