Rapid Review Quiz: Back Pain

Steven I. Rabin, MD


August 11, 2022

According to preliminary data presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2022 Annual Meeting, among patients with chronic back pain, access to medical cannabis reduced opioid use and improved both daily functional and pain scores compared with baseline. The simultaneous use of multiple routes of administration of medical cannabis was more strongly associated with reduced opioid use. Patients with lower baseline opioid use were more likely to completely stop opioid use.

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