Anecdotal and traditional use has long proclaimed the use of cannabis in the management of a number of pain conditions. The article outlines the use of cannabinoids and cannabis based medicines in the treatment of chronic pain.
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Hip arthroplasty is one of the most common surgical procedures for pain relief due to coxarthrosis. However, the operation is contraindicated for some elderly patients because of multiple co-morbidities. On the other hand, conventional drugs have either too many side effects or are ineffective. Major symptoms of patients with hip pain include groin, thigh and trochanteric pain.