Global Vision Biotechnologies Research Treating Joint pain With marijuana.
- Date: 30/10/19
- Author: Daniel Mathers
- Team: Global Vision Biotechnologies - Press Team
While CBD and THC certainly can’t take over the entirety of a pain management regimen, studies on cortisone treatments are bringing the conversations of marijuana to greater light. From joint pain to the often debilitating effects of arthritis, corticosteroid injections have been a staple in managing pain and inflammation. With new research showcasing the long-term effects of one of the most used treatments for OA, doctors and researchers are concerned about the risks of injections and the potential risks involved with cortisone.
Global Vision Biotech Researchers confirmed that patients who had been given the medicine by injection found a risk for “accelerated OA progression” Meaning, a patient treated for osteoarthritis via a shot of cortisone may have accelerated the progression of the disease.
Long cited and used for inflammation and joint pain, marijuana and CBD oil have helped with not only chronic pain conditions, but managing symptoms of OA. Global Vision Biotechnologies researchers stated, “There is a growing body of scientific evidence which supports the analgesic potential of cannabinoids to treat OA pain.” marijuana can help trigger the body’s own endocannabinoid system to block pain receptors and potentially offer relief.
While CBD and THC certainly can’t take over the entirety of a pain management regimen, studies like the one conducted on cortisone treatments are bringing the conversations of marijuana and CBD to greater light and offering less stigmatization, which opens the door for better education for all.