Cannabidiol Specialist

Advanced Health of Oakbrook

Christopher Orenczak, DC

Aesthetics Specialist & Chiropractor located in Oakbrook Terrace, IL

If you suffer from joint or muscle pain, insomnia, or anxiety, cannabidiol (CBD) can help relieve symptoms naturally and restore your quality of life. At Advanced Health of Oakbrook in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, Dr. Christopher Orenczak and his team offer cannabidiol, an active ingredient derived from the hemp plant, to treat a wide array of medical problems and pain associated with them. Call the office to learn more or use the online booking tool today.

Cannabidiol Q & A

What is cannabidiol?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is an active ingredient found in hemp, cannabis that legally cannot contain more than .3 percent THC. Therefore, CBD doesn’t cause a high or exhibit abusive or dependence potential. It’s available in the following forms:

  • Oils
  • Tinctures
  • Creams
  • Lotions
  • Pills
  • Capsules
  • Cartridges
  • Edibles

Medical-grade CBD helps relieve a variety of medical problems without dangerous side effects. It’s been tested for potency, quality, and purity.

What are the benefits of cannabidiol?

The potential benefits of cannabidiol for medical purposes are endless, as research is ongoing in this realm. Cannabidiol can help improve:   

  • Epilepsy syndromes and seizures
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety and anxiety 
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Cancer symptoms
  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Neuropathy pain
  • Other chronic pain
  • Inflammation
  • Arthritis symptoms

If you prefer all-natural treatments for pain versus addictive pain medicines and the side effects associated with them, cannabidiol might be the alternative treatment you’ve been searching for. It’s cheaper than other types pain management or mental health treatments.

What can I expect during my appointment?

When you arrive at Advanced Health of Oakbrook for your appointment, Dr. Orenczak reviews your medical history and asks questions about your symptoms. He completes a physical exam and may use blood or imaging tests to diagnose or help you manage a health problem.

If cannabidiol is the right treatment for you, Dr. Orenczak lets you know which form of CBD to take and the appropriate dosage that best suits your unique needs. While medical-grade CBD products are tightly regulated by the FDA, non-prescription products are not and might be labeled inaccurately. That’s why using quality, prescription CBD products is important.

Dr. Orenczak and his team might recommend other holistic pain treatments in addition to CBD products. Examples include chiropractic adjustments, massage, acupuncture, and physical therapy.

How long should I take CBD?

Dr. Orenczak lets you know how long to take CBD to relieve symptoms of joint and muscle injuries, arthritis, or mental health issues. Everybody is different, which is why he personalizes your treatment plan based on the type and severity of your condition.

Don’t struggle with chronic pain, anxiety, or other mental health problems unassisted or take addictive pain medicine when you don’t have to. Schedule an appointment with Advanced Health of Oakbrook over the phone or online to find out if cannabidiol is right for you.