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Chronic pain

What is chronic pain?

Chronic pain is pain persisting for more than three months compared to acute pain which is short term and self-resolving. It can continue long after the initial cause has resolved and reflects altered behaviour within the immune and nervous systems which are involved in the symptoms and presentations of pain.

Chronic pain is a broad term and can encompass various pain types such as chronic inflammation, neuralgia, neuropathic pain, hyperalgesia or pain sensitivity. In the worst cases, it can be associated with mood changes, disturbances with sleep and energy levels, and may affect movement and flexibility.

There are 1 in 5 individuals in the Australian population who experience chronic pain which can result from past surgeries, injuries, or underlying conditions or diseases.
Various medical therapies exist to address chronic pain and it is common for multiple therapies to be used to address individual causes and contributing factors.

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How can Green Clinic help with chronic pain?

Green Clinic specialises in alternative approaches to addressing chronic pain issues alongside conventional medical approaches. Through supporting the body’s own endocannabinoid system, the Green Clinic aim is to restore balance and regulate the function of key systems involved in the elicitation of pain.

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Australia Wide Consults

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Chronic pain FAQs

We can assist with most conditions with inflammatory or neuropathic pain symptoms.

Contact Green Clinic on  1300 622 262 and we will send you an email with electronic forms to complete and return.

When your completed forms are returned, our Green Clinic doctors will review your information The clinic will contact you to book an appointment if we are able to assist with your medical concerns.

An initial consult is $175

Yes, our doctors can consult with all patients around Australia via telehealth.

Green Clinic exists to assist patients with specific medical conditions where the treatment has evidence for the condition and is deemed appropriate. Under current laws in Australia, medical cannabis is legal but not proven for many medical conditions with few exceptions. Medical practitioners must therefore consider risks and benefits for each patient before consulting with them for potential treatment. Medical cannabis can cause side effects in some individuals and is known to interact with other medications. Medical cannabis treatment outcomes will vary for each individual patient based on their medical condition and each patient’s unique metabolic profile. Green Clinic reserves the right to use discretion in determining if treatment is appropriate for an individual patient.