28 minutes | Jun 2, 2021

Episode Five: Pain management and medicinal cannabis

What is like to live with pain that never stops? What is out there for pain management?CONTENT WARNING: This episode discusses suicidal ideation and addiction. Listener discretion is advised. If you are struggling with similar feelings we encourage you to please call the 24 hour crisis support service Lifeline on 13 11 14. For this episode, Susan talks to Cannadoc cofounders Dr David Feng and Kevin Brabazon about how medicinal cannabis is changing the lives of people with spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions when it comes to pain management. She also speaks with Dean Tabone who sustained a spinal cord injury 33 years ago and had been struggling with pain management for the past 16 years.Information about what we have discussed in this episode:Cannadoc: https://cannadoc.com.au/ Pain management: https://scia.org.au/pain-management/CreditsThis episode has been written, produced and edited by Susan Wood with assistance from Michelle Kearney and Nathan Mikhael. Logo art by Cobie Ann Moore.Spinal Cord Injuries Australia is a for-purpose organisation that supports people with a spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions. For more information about our supports and services visit scia.org.au.We want to hear from you!We would like to continue this conversation in a follow up episode with any questions you may have! Email community@scia.org.au with any questions you may have about medicinal cannabis and pain management.  All questions will be treated anonymously, unless otherwise stated in your email.
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