In Canada, 3% of the population is affected by neuropathic pain, that is approximately 1 million Canadians. Neuropathic pain is caused by damage to or dysfunction of the nervous system, which can prevent the transmission of successful signals from the body to the brain, or brain to the body. Experienced symptoms will vary depending on the individual and the location of neurological damage. However, the following symptoms are common in the limbs: abnormal reactions to stimuli, numbness or tingling, shooting, burning, aching or stabbing pain. There are many treatments for symptom relief which may include medications, exercise, diet changes, massage, acupuncture or potentially medical cannabis.
Join us online February 17th, 2021 at 1pm (MST) and listen to Dr. Olga de Sanctis and Faraz Sachedina present on (medical) cannabis and neuropathic pain. They will explore the fundamentals of cannabis while highlighting key aspects of how cannabis can play a role in symptom management and quality of life improvements for those who live with neuropathic pain. This event is free, but participant space is limited; use the link below to register & reserve your spot today!