Neck, Back and Chronic Pain – Medical Marijuana

Neck, Back and Chronic Pain – Medical Marijuana

Want a quick and effective treatment to ease your chronic, neck or back pain?  Try Medical Marijuana. The High Desert and Hesperia patients who suffer from chronic pain can avoid the harmful side-effects of NSAIDS and other painkillers with the medicinal use of marijuana. If you have suffered trauma to your back in the past, or suffer from a degenerative disease, you are susceptible to increased neck and back pain that can be debilitating.

Neck and back pain can often be treated by stretching and other exercises. There are times when over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs or narcotic based medications can combat the pain. But these medications cannot be used for a long period of time due to the risk of harmful side-effects and addictive tendencies. That’s why doctors have tried non-conventional treatments like medical marijuana. The High Desert and Hesperia patients can get a recommendation for medical marijuana from our doctors.

Medical marijuana has been proven to help those suffering from acute or chronic pain and muscle spasms. Before1937, major American pharmaceutical companies were allowed to sell marijuana-based medications. Since 1996, a number of states have passed legislation allowing it’s use for certain medical conditions, including neck, back and chronic pain. Now, with our doctors recommendation for medical marijuana, The High Desert and Hesperia patients can be purchased medical marijuana from their local dispensaries.

Medical Cannabis history

Medical Cannabis history

Cannabis has a long history of medicinal use and its compounds are thought to diminish the perception of pain signals. The benefits are that it acts within minutes to offer temporary relief from pain, with effects lasting from two to three hours, after which the patient will need another dose of medical marijuana. The High Desert and Hesperia patients are warned that chronic use of medical marijuana does have its risks.

Although it is illegal in most parts of the world to use cannabis recreationally, when used for the treatment of neck, back and chronic pain, medical marijuana, is completely legal, as long as it is recommended by a physician. The Federal government’s Department of Health and Human Services, holds a patent for medical marijuana in the United States.

Until drug companies can develop it in an easy-to-take pill format, medical cannabis must be smoked as an effective means to pain relief. If you suffer from neck, back and chronic pain, our doctors say medical marijuana is a relatively safe pain relief treatment. He will provide medical recommendations to patients who are suffering from pain so that you can achieve a better quality of life. Contact us today to make an appointment for your medical marijuana recommendation!