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Cerebral Palsy and Medical Marijuana

Valenzdm

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I have cerebral palsy and I have been using Marijuana to help with stiffness and pain since i was 16. It sure beats some of the stronger pain meds and anti inflammatory meds. No side effects and for the most part unless its really cold out it helps. I live in Texas so i have to obtain my stuff illegally. I was wondering if anyone else on the board has cp and if so do u live in a state where u can legally obtain medical marijuana?
 
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kaptkrutch

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Hi Im 26 and I also have CP and use it for pain.. stiffness.. muscle spasms... and it works wonders for me and actually makes living more enjoyable for me. Unfortunately i live in NY and its not legal here either and I don't think its going to for quite awhile
 

cookielady357

New Member
Hi, I have CP and live in NY. I recently started using cannabis and it does work wonders. It is the fastest, most effective, and longest lasting pain reliever I have ever used. It also reduces spasticity. Perhaps the most amazing thing is that the cold weather does not affect my spasticity as badly when I use it. I wish I had known this 30 years ago.
 

AshleyMarlee

New Member
My 2 year old daughter has hemipalgic CP and I hope in time it becomes legal if she chooses to use marijuana for relief. Her CP is mild but over time I understand she will become more tight. Do any of you have hemipalgeic CP and if so, can you explain to me how it feels. When she is so tight, I equate it to the Tin Man in Wizard of Oz. she cannot express to me how it feels and I wonder if it's painful for her. She does PT and OT and has received Botox twice, but the long term effects of Botox scare me. Like I said, I can't wait for her to get older so that her treatment can include pure and natural marijuana.
 

RajKishor

New Member
The treatment of cerebral palsy is possible after some medicines, therapy and surgery treatment. Cerebral Palsy is a condition occurs after some damages in the brain before, during and after the birth of an infant. Pediatrician or physiatrist, pediatric neurologist, orthopedic surgeon, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech-language pathologist, developmental therapist, Mental health specialist, Recreation therapist and Social worker for cerebral palsy treatment depending upon the condition of children. Physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, recreational therapy. etc use for cerebral palsy therapy for proper management of CP condition in child. In most critical cases cerebral palsy surgery require for better treatment.
 
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