Aspen Orthopedic Pain and Spine is a medical cannabis provider registered with the Utah Department of Health. Medical cannabis, also referred to as medical marijuana, contains over a 100 chemicals known as cannabinoids. Each cannabinoid affects the body in different ways, and certain cannabinoids (THC & CBD) have been found to reduce inflammation, relax tight muscles, and relieve pain. Medical cannabis is available in several forms and can be consumed by: smoking, inhaling a vapor, eating, placing drops under your tongue, or topical application to the skin.
Did You Know?
As many as 62% of Americans who use medical marijuana do so to treat chronic pain.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Am I a candidate for medical cannabis?
You may be a candidate for medical cannabis if you are experiencing chronic pain. However, you may not be an ideal candidate if you are under 18, pregnant or breastfeeding, have a psychotic disorder, or are taking anticoagulants, immunotherapy, or epilepsy medication. To determine if you are an ideal candidate for medical cannabis, schedule a consultation with Dr. Greg Condie of Aspen Orthopedic Pain and Spine today.