Twin Cities Pain Clinic can certify patients through the state of Minnesota to obtain medical cannabis for the treatment of chronic pain.
What is Medical Cannabis?
The cannabis plant, also commonly referred to as hemp or marijuana, contains chemicals that may be used for medicinal purposes.
When ingested, the chemicals in cannabis, specifically delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), have shown to be effective at treating a variety of medical conditions, including chronic, intractable pain.
How Does Medical Cannabis Work?
Research suggests that the active chemicals in the cannabis plant, collectively referred to as cannabinoids, can relieve chronic pain by reducing inflammation and relaxing tight muscles.
There are a variety of ways to take medical cannabis, including:
Using a device called a vaporizer to inhale the cannabis as a mist
Eating it, usually in the form of a small snack or treat
Applying it topically to your skin with a lotion, spray, or oil
Placing a few drops of liquid cannabis beneath your tongue
You must be certified through the state before you can obtain medical cannabis. This certification requires an approval from a licensed healthcare practitioner who has identified you as a qualified candidate for the treatment.
Medical Cannabis Certification at Twin Cities Pain Clinic
The providers at Twin Cities Pain Clinic are licensed to certify patients to obtain medical cannabis for the treatment of chronic, intractable pain.
In some cases, medical cannabis may by itself be an adequate solution for chronic pain relief. In other instances, it may be prescribed to help temporarily manage pain symptoms while a more appropriate course of treatment is considered.
After an initial consultation visit, your provider will determine whether you are a good candidate for medical cannabis, and if so, how it fits into your treatment plan.
Twin Cities Pain Clinic only certifies medical cannabis for the treatment of intractable pain. If you are presenting with a different condition, please seek another licensed provider for your certification.
Medical cannabis certification is dependent on the patient meeting all criteria set forth by the state of Minnesota and the discretion of the Twin Cities Pain Clinic provider.
Twin Cities Pain Clinic is not a medical cannabis dispensary and does not keep any cannabis or cannabis products on site.
Schedule a consultation at Twin Cities Pain Clinic today to discuss if medical cannabis could help with your pain.