Medical Marijuana

Pain Specialists of Cincinnati -  - Pain Management

Pain Specialists of Cincinnati

Pain Management & Physical Rehabilitation located in Cincinnati, OH

Medical marijuana can offer relief to patients with chronic pain conditions when nothing else is working. If you're interested in the benefits of medical marijuana, Zeeshan Tayeb, MD, and his team at Pain Specialists of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio, can help. They have a certificate to recommend (CTR) from the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (OMMCP), and Dr. Tayeb is board-certified in both pain medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation, making him the best choice for your comprehensive pain management. To find out whether medical marijuana could help you, call Pain Specialists of Cincinnati or book an appointment online today.

Medical Marijuana Q & A

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What is medical marijuana?

Medical marijuana is a herbal product that can effectively combat chronic pain in patients for whom other treatments are unsuccessful. Medical marijuana contains cannabidiol (CBD) and delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), chemicals that have pain-relieving properties.

The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (OMMCP) administers the medical marijuana program in Ohio. Pain Specialists of Cincinnati has been recommending medical marijuana since Ohio first permitted its use.

What conditions can benefit from medical marijuana?

The OMMCP regulations state that licensed physicians can prescribe medical marijuana for conditions on the state's permitted list, which includes:

  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Huntington's disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Chronic migraines
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
  • Arthritis​

Medical marijuana is also available for patients with other types of severe, incurable chronic pain and terminal conditions. Pain Specialists of Cincinnati uses medical marijuana as part of the team's innovative approach to treating chronic pain and neurological disorders.

How do I obtain a medical marijuana prescription?

Pain Specialists of Cincinnati has unique qualifications that mean the team is able to recommend medical marijuana and provide medical management in a safe, controlled manner.

If your provider at Pain Specialists of Cincinnati considers medical marijuana to be suitable for you and you have a qualifying condition, they provide you with a medical marijuana recommendation that enables you to register with the OMMCP Patient Registry.

When you have your patient ID card and your medical marijuana prescription, you can take them to a licensed dispensary. The medication comes in different forms, including:

  • Pills
  • Vaporizer liquid
  • Dried plant material
  • Skin balm
  • Oil

A medical marijuana recommendation from Pain Specialists of Cincinnati centers on delivering easy-to-understand patient education, along with timely follow-up visits to make sure your symptoms are improving.

At Pain Specialists of Cincinnati, the team aims to recommend treatments that pose as little risk as possible. They recommend CBD oil as a beneficial therapy for pain, sleep problems, anxiety and depression, and many neurological disorders. 

Their CBD oil is made with the highest quality, ethically sourced ingredients, and is available without needing to visit a licensed dispensary.

To find out whether medical marijuana could help you, call Pain Specialists of Cincinnati today or book an appointment online.