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Richard “Red” Lawhern, Ph.D. – Facial Pain Advocacy Alliance member and contributor

We are very proud to announce that Richard “Red” Lawhern, Ph.D. is a contributor to Face-Facts.org, the website of the Facial Pain Advocacy Alliance. Please visit Red’s page at Face-Facts.org/lawhern. For the few who don’t know him, Red’s reputation as a spokesperson for the rights of pain patients was earned over the many hours he has spentContinue reading Richard “Red” Lawhern, Ph.D. – Facial Pain Advocacy Alliance member and contributor

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Medical Marijuana and Chronic Facial Pain

Medical marijuana (MMJ) is a promising treatment for chronic facial pain, as demonstrated by several recent studies. Anecdotally, it has proven effective against nerve pain in individual case studies. For example: “…a patient with secondary progressive MS and severe lower limbs spasticity … was started on treatment with nabiximols. The patient also suffered from trigeminalContinue reading Medical Marijuana and Chronic Facial Pain