Are you tired of trying icing, stretching, and exercising to reduce heel pain? CBD oil may help you alleviate the heel pain. Existing studies have already shown CBD has many health benefits. People around the world use CBD oil to cure various health conditions. CBD has an age-old history of therapeutic benefits. If you are someone looking for relief from heel pain, CBD oil can help. You may get heel pain due to various reasons. Let’s check out more about the causes and symptoms of heel pain before moving on to CBD oil and how it helps to reduce your heel pain.
Setting Your Foot Into Discomfort – Unveiling Symptoms And Causes Of Heel Pain
Heel pain is a common health condition. Severe heel pain has the potential to affect your motor functions and daily activities. Heel pain usually affects your heel and surrounding areas of the foot.
A person may experience pain on the lower part of the heel, around the ankle, and at the back of the heels. There are various causes behind heel pain, some of the reasons include,
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Plantar fasciitis
- Plantar Warts
- Achilles tendonitis
- Achilles tendon rupture
- Heel spur
- Bone Cancer
- Inflamed tendons.
- Stress fractures
Self-diagnosis of heel pain is not possible. A professional evaluation will be needed to find the exact reason behind a person’s heel pain. An X-ray can determine the cause of foot pain. If tissue damage is the problem behind the pain, then an MRI or Ultrasound is needed. In some cases, heel pain may heal after taking rest. It can occur after an injury in the foot. If the pain persists and remains severe for a long period, consult a medical health professional. A person with heel pain may experience symptoms like,
- Swelling on the ankle or the heel
- Pain on the heel when you stand on your feet
- Sudden pain in the heel
- Redness around the area
- Increased pain after doing an activity, like running or exercising
- Pain on the heel while walking immediately after getting out of bed in the morning or after a long rest.
These are the common symptoms of heel pain. These same symptoms can occur for any other underlying diseases. So consult a doctor if needed.
Now, let’s dive into CBD oil. It can reduce heel pain if you use it properly. CBD works by stimulating the receptors in your body. CBD can increase the level of anti-oxidative in the body and relieve inflammation. Learn more about CBD oil and its anti-inflammatory properties.
Heel Pain Alleviation with CBD Oil
A collection of research conducted on CBD and its inflammatory properties has shown that it can provide relief to pain. However, the sphere of therapeutic CBD needs more studies and research. Even though existing data about the safety and efficacy of CBD looks promising.
What is CBD Oil?
CBD, also known as cannabidiol, is a significant component of cannabis. In medical marijuana, CBD is the second most essential property. The first essential property of medical marijuana is THC. There are various forms of CBD products. CBD oil is the best topical treatment to reduce inflammation, joint pain, and muscle pain. CBD oil products are available on the market in different dosage forms. Ask your doctor before using CBD oil.
How Does CBD Oil Reduce Pain?
Hundreds of cannabinoids are in cannabis. CBD is one of them. Since medical marijuana became legal in many countries, people have been using medical marijuana products to treat health conditions like chronic pain, anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, and arthritis joint pain.
All cannabinoids work by stimulating the cannabinoid receptors in your body. These receptors are part of the neuromodulatory system. Your body has two types of CBD receptors,
CB1 receptors: CB1 receptors are part of the central nervous system. CB1 receptors work by providing relief through a psychoactive effect. CB1 receptors coordinate emotional and other functions of the body.
CB2 receptors: CB2 receptors are part of the immune system. These receptors take part in anti-inflammatory functions in the body. Unlike CB1 receptors, CB2 receptors manage to reduce inflammation without any psychoactive effects.
How to Use CBD Oil for Heel Pain?
CBD oil may give quick relief from pain, unlike other CBD products. There are various types of CBD oil. You can use CBD oil orally; two to three drops of CBD oil under the tongue will help. For Topical treatment, apply the oil to the area of the pain. A person can use a vaporizer with CBD oil in it. So, it can be used orally, topically, and through inhalation.
Which is The Best Time to Take CBD Oil?
A person can take CBD oil as a pain reliever according to the convenience. The use of CBD oil should not exceed more than 70 mg a day. Overuse of CBD oil can cause severe side effects.
CBD oil will work on heel pain. The effectiveness of CBD oil may differ from person to person. Take advice from your doctor before taking CBD oil for pain relief purposes. A few side effects can occur after using CBD. If severe side effects happen, stop using CBD oil immediately and seek medical help.
Dr. Elizabeth Novello
Dr. Elizabeth Novello specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system. Her clients range across diverse age groups and she works closely with patients to develop a personalized treatment plan that takes into account the individual’s medical history and the underlying cause of their pain. Dr. Elizabeth Novello also performs procedures such as lumbar punctures or nerve conduction studies. In addition to diagnosing and treating specific conditions, she focuses on helping patients manage chronic conditions and providing support for patients and their families.
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