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Does Medical Marijuana Relieve Pain? Pain Medicine News Report

A new study found no evidence that medical marijuana reduces pain severity or use of prescription opioids.

In a recent commentary, pain medicine experts voiced concern over forced opioid tapering.

Researchers have found that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) decreases pain as well as neural connectivity among brain regions associated with pain control in patients with chronic radicular neuropathic pain.

Continuous ketamine infusions appear to reduce chronic pain following acute trauma, preliminary data show.

Researchers recently validated a model for patients undergoing spine surgery that predicts risk factors for postoperative pain.

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