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The CDC describes Spastic Quadriplegia as ” the most severe form of spastic CP and affects all four limbs, the trunk, and the face.” Spastic quadriplegia, is a form of spastic cerebral palsy, which is characterized by muscle stiffness and involuntary muscle contractions.
Spastic quadriplegia is caused by damage to the brain, typically occurring before or during birth, which affects the areas responsible for movement and motor control. This damage can be caused by a lack of oxygen to the brain, infection, or abnormal brain development.
The symptoms of spastic quadriplegia include tight, stiff muscles, exaggerated reflexes, difficulty controlling movements, and difficulty with coordination and balance. Individuals with spastic quadriplegia may also experience seizures, intellectual disability, and vision or hearing impairments.
While there is currently no known cure for spastic quadriplegia, treatments such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, medication, surgery, and recently, medical marijuana can help manage the symptoms and improve quality of life for those affected.
The symptoms of spastic quadriplegia vary from person to person but generally include the following:
It’s important to note that each individual with spastic quadriplegia may experience a unique combination and severity of symptoms.
Medical marijuana has been shown to have potential therapeutic benefits for individuals with spastic quadriplegia, particularly in the reduction of muscle spasticity and pain.
The primary ingredients in medical cannabis are cannabinoids, such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), which have been shown to have anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. These benefits make medical marijuana a potential treatment option for those struggling with spastic quadriplegia and experiencing muscle stiffness, pain, and other symptoms.
Research is limited, but studies have shown patients experiencing significant relief when treating spastic quadriplegia with medical cannabis.
In addition to reducing spasticity, medical marijuana has also been shown to be effective in reducing pain and improving sleep in individuals with spastic quadriplegia. Individuals This can be especially beneficial for individuals who experience chronic pain, which cause trouble sleeping and negatively impact quality of life.
It’s important to note that the use of medical marijuana to treat spastic quadriplegia should be done under the guidance and supervision of a qualified Mississippi Medical Marijuana doctor. Dosage and administration can vary depending on individual needs and medical history, and it is important to ensure that the use of medical marijuana does not interact negatively with any other medications or treatments.
Side effects of marijuana can include impacts in:
A licensed medical marijuana doctor in Mississippi can issue an Mississippi medical marijuana card to any patient with a qualifying illness. If you have Spastic Quadriplegia, TruReleaf MD can evaluate if you are qualified to use medicinal marijuana as part of your treatment plan. To find out if you qualify for a medicinal marijuana registration card, contact TruReleaf MD immediately. As a first step, fill out our online eligibility survey.