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CBD Oil for Tendonitis: Benefits & Usage

The reason why CBD has become so popular in recent years is due to its remarkable painkilling and anti-inflammatory properties. Anecdotal reports from CBD users as well as numerous scientific studies have mentioned these qualities, touting CBD for its effectiveness without the dangerous side effects associated with conventional painkillers, especially prescription ones.

The BD boom has given rise to a plethora of different products formulated to ease different types of physical discomfort. Even sports people and professional athletes use it to relieve pain, including tendonitis. This painful ailment manifests as inflammation in tendons, which control almost every movement in the human body — even blinking of your eyelids.

The exploitation of any muscles can lead to tendonitis, so the biggest risk factor here is intense physical activity such as professional sports or heavy-duty jobs such as construction works or mining. Tendonitis is more likely to happen when people get older and can also derive from pre-existing health conditions such as diabetes or arthritis.

Today, we explain everything you need to know about tendonitis and whether or not CBD oil can help treat this ailment.

Let’s start with a brief overview of tendonitis and its types.

What Is Tendonitis?

Tendonitis is a physical condition that occurs when the tendons, which are the tissues connecting the bone with the muscle, suffer from inflammation. Tendonitis is a common sports injury, where a part of the body containing tendons is overloaded or overworked.

When it comes to overload, physicians usually mean a sudden increase in speed. For example, let’s say you start running at high speed immediately after walking steadily for a while. Repeated overload of tendons can lead to the Achilles tendon, where the tissue found at the back of the lower leg gets swollen.

Overwork means that the frequent repetition of certain movements, such as weight lifting, can have a negative impact on the tendons in general — especially those in arms or legs.

Other causes of tendonitis include infections, deformities, or other medical conditions, such as Haglund’s deformity, gonorrhea, and diabetes.

Types of Tendonitis

Tendonitis has several different forms depending on the parts of the body it affects. It can show up in the shoulder, elbow, wrist, knee, and heel.

Here are the most common types of tendonitis:

  • Tennis elbow – tennis elbow is caused by inflammation in the tendons on the outer side of the elbow. Pain may begin in the forearm and surge to the wrist and fingers. As the name suggests, this type of tendonitis is common among tennis players, but it can also affect plumbers, construction workers, painters, and artists who constantly move their arms.
  • Achilles tendonitis – this type of tendonitis occurs in the largest tendon in the body known as the Achilles tendon. When the tissue connecting the heel with the calf muscle gets exposed to overwork, it causes swelling and pain. Runners are the most exposed group to this condition, but Achilles tendonitis may also affect people who have a sudden increase in pace during running activities.
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis – also referred to as bicep tendonitis, this ailment involves shoulder pain caused by inflammation of the biceps tendon. People who have rotator cuff tendonitis often report pain running from the shoulder blades to the upper arm. This type of tendonitis may be triggered by frequent stretching of the arms or by heavy lifting. The condition may cause patients to experience problems falling asleep or reaching objects and surfaces located above the head and behind the back.
  • Golfer’s elbow – golfer’s elbow is caused by the inflammation of the forearm, where the swelling appears inside of the forearm and elbow. The condition can be triggered by a wide range of activities that use repetitive hand movements, such as throwing, gripping, swinging, and flexing.

Does CBD Help with Tendonitis?

Most people can successfully treat tendonitis with OTC painkillers, such as ibuprofen, naproxen, and aspirin — it rarely requires the intervention of prescription medications.

Despite being effective at treating minor pains, combining too many non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can result in dangerous side effects, such as gastrointestinal bleeding or heart attack — not to mention that they lose effectiveness over time (1).

Severe cases of tendonitis are also treated with corticosteroid drugs. These painkillers are used for pain management; doctors apply them to athletes using injections for immediate relief from inflammation and pain.

Now, corticosteroids are stronger painkillers than NSAIDs. Unfortunately, their chronic use may weaken the tendons, impairing their functioning and causing even greater damage (2).

For the above reasons, people have started to seek out natural, safer alternative treatments for tendonitis.

Numerous studies have pointed to CBD as potent anti-inflammatory properties. For example, one study has found that CBD can effectively help people manage arthritis pain, which affects the connective tissues like ligaments and tendons (3).

Another study has concluded that CBD oil has anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties for rheumatoid conditions (4). The study has also stressed the low efficacy of traditional prescription painkillers. Drugs like opioids can even lead to uncontrolled rheumatic pain and worsen inflammation, which is the underlying cause of arthritis.

Researchers have discovered that CBD produces more potent effects for inflammation and pain when taken in combination with THC, the second major cannabinoid in the cannabis plant.

CBD and THC are comparable to opioids in terms of the anti-inflammatory and painkilling benefits, but they don’t cause adverse side effects and can’t lead to a fatal overdose because they don’t target the brainstem area responsible for respiratory function.

In 2020, CBD was approved for athletes by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The organization applied those changes in its updated World anti-Doping Code.

Benefits of CBD Oil for Tendonitis

As said earlier, tendonitis involves swelling and pain in the tendons. Symptoms may last for anywhere between several days to a few weeks, depending on the severity of the injury. People usually recover from tendonitis within two days to six weeks.

Tendonitis can transform into tendinosis if left ignored; this condition involves severe tendon degeneration involving joint stiffness, chronic pain, and movement restrictions.

Tendinosis occurs when tendons lose too much collagen due to overwork while not being completely regenerated. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body; it’s responsible for the strength, structure, and elasticity of the skin and bones.

Tendinosis is more challenging to treat than tendonitis — usually taking around three to six months. Treatments include stretching, massaging, shockwave therapy, or surgery.

People with severe tendinosis may wear temporary slings, splints, or braces on affected areas. Sometimes, surgery is necessary to realign and repair tendons when the damage is too heavy.

Below we provide evidence supporting CBD’s ability to treat tendonitis and its symptoms.

CBD Reduces Inflammation

Plant-based cannabinoids such as CBD can regulate the immune system’s reaction to inflammation.

Inflammation is a natural process that occurs when the body gets injured or when a person ingests harmful substances.

CBD has a remarkable anti-inflammatory effect. When CBD starts interacting with the endocannabinoid system, it causes the macrophages to inhibit the release of cytokines.

Cytokines are pro-inflammatory proteins, while macrophages are white blood cells that react to infections.

A study performed on rats showed that oral forms of CBD taken in subsequently higher doses has helped reduce inflammation on the subjects’ paws. The paws were also less swollen after a few hours of administering CBD for the first time (5).

The authors of the study underlined the need for human clinical trials to confirm if CBD would provide the same results.

CBD Mitigates Pain Signals

As mentioned, CBD interacts with the human endocannabinoid system (ECS) — the major regulatory network involved in pain modulation on top of many other processes. The ECS has two types of receptors: CB1 and CB2. These receptors occur throughout the body and respond to molecules known as endocannabinoids.

The term ‘endo’ means ‘from within’ in Greek, which refers to the cannabinoids your body produces naturally. They have a very similar structure to phytocannabinoids, the ones produced by cannabis plants.

Endocannabinoids and phytocannabinoids regulate the body’s biological processes to keep it in the state of balance known as homeostasis. Homeostasis means that the body is able to self-regulate these processes in order for us to function properly.

When taken sublingually or orally, CBD indirectly increases the ECS concentrations of cannabinoids to help retrieve the lost balance — and thus treat different types of discomfort, including tendonitis. Unlike its cousin THC, CBD won’t get you high because it doesn’t have intoxicating properties.

One study that examined the use of CBD in pain management has found that CBD oil can be an effective alternative to opioid-based prescription drugs. The authors of the study have found that patients with chronic pain reduced their dose of opioids after using CBD. The study also suggested that CBD may be an effective replacement for conventional analgesic treatment (6).

Another study, conducted on rats, has found that topical use of CBD may reduce pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis. Although the results came from animal models, they may be relevant when replicated in humans, as all animals except for insects have the same ECS (7).

How to Choose the Right CBD Product for Tendonitis

CBD products fall into three classes: full-spectrum CBD, broad-spectrum CBD, and CBD isolates.

Full-spectrum CBD is made from the whole hemp plant and contains the complete cannabinoid profile, including minor cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids. These molecules help your body to process CBD more efficiently, allowing lower doses to remain effective. Studies have found that full-spectrum extracts are superior to isolates when it comes to reducing inflammation and pain. This phenomenon is known as the entourage effect.

Broad-spectrum CBD extracts contain all of the above but without THC. The intoxicating cannabinoid is usually removed after initial extraction. They aren’t as complete as their full-spectrum counterparts, but they still evoke some of the entourage effects.

CBD isolates are pure, isolated CBD. All other compounds are removed through a series of chemical processes. They have no odor and flavor, which makes them more versatile than the above forms, but they lack the entourage effect, which makes them a less preferred option among consumers. However, if you take high doses of CBD oil and are tested at work for THC, isolates are the safest bet.

Follow These Steps to Ensure You’re Getting a High-Quality CBD Oil

  • Choose CO2-extracted CBD oil. CO2 extraction is by far the best technology to obtain CBD oil with. This method doesn’t use extra heat or toxic solvents, so it produces consistently potent and pure products while preserving the original plant’s profile.
  • Look for CBD oil made from organic, non-GMO hemp. Hemp plants are dynamic bio accumulators, so they will absorb every substance from the soil they grow in — both the good and the bad. This quality is prized when it comes to cleaning soil, but using such plants as source material for CBD oil is a big no-no. That’s why you should choose products made from organically grown hemp that was cultivated in a clean environment.
  • Only purchase from reputable companies that provide third-party lab reports for their products. A Certificate of Analysis from an independent laboratory is the only proof that your product is legitimate. Third-party labs analyze the potency of CBD and look for common contaminants in the product sample, including pesticides, heavy metals, mycotoxins, and solvent residue.
  • Read user reviews and niche blogs about CBD before purchasing any CBD oil online.
  • Make an appointment with a doctor experienced in cannabis use to determine the right dosage for your situation and learn about complementary therapies for tendonitis.
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How to Use CBD for Tendonitis

CBD comes in various forms to suit different types of consumers. Aside from picking the right potency for your tendonitis symptoms, and the preferred spectrum of your product, the route of administration is another important consideration.

CBD oil can be taken orally or topically. Below we explain how to use both forms for the greatest benefit.

CBD Oil for Tendonitis

The name “CBD oil” refers to sublingual drops that are infused into food-grade oils like hemp seed oil, coconut oil, or olive oil. Tinctures are a variety of CBD oil that is extracted with alcohol instead of carbon dioxide.

If you dislike the earthy taste of natural CBD oil, there are other formats you can choose from. CBD-infused capsules and edibles such as CBD-infused honey sticks are becoming increasingly popular nowadays — thanks to their convenience and ease of use. These products come with a predetermined amount of CBD per serving, so they work better for busy people and those who travel a lot.

If inhalation is your preferred consumption method, CBD can provide fast relief from tendonitis pain through vaporization. Vaporized CBD usually needs around 5–10 minutes to kick in and offers the highest bioavailability of all available formats out there. Bioavailability refers to the amount of CBD oil that makes it to the bloodstream after ingestion.

CBD Cream for Tendonitis

For inflamed tendons and swollen muscles, we recommend a CBD-infused topical such as cream or gel. Topical products are absorbed into the epidermis layer of the skin, where the CBD interacts with the cannabinoid receptors that regulate inflammation and pain perception.

CBD topicals come in different consistencies and textures. CBD lotions use water as the base; CBD salves use oil; creams usually combine these two ingredients.

A CBD cream should be applied to the affected area for quick but short-lived relief. You may need to rub another dose into the skin after a few hours.

How Much CBD Should I Take for Tendonitis?

Finding the right dosage for your tendonitis pain can be challenging. Dosing CBD requires an individual approach because everybody is different; we’re not of the same age, gender, and weight; we don’t have the same metabolism rate, so expecting a one-size-fits-all dosage from a health supplement — even such a versatile one — is wishful thinking.

The Food and Drug Administration doesn’t regulate CBD products, nor has it ruled out official dosage recommendations for CBD oils.

The best way to minimize the error part in your trial and error is to start low and gradually increase the dose if there are no considerable signs of relief. Studies suggest that an effective dose of CBD for pain relief may range from 1 to 50 mg per day, with lower doses for mild discomfort, and higher doses for severe, chronic pain.

Again, we encourage you to visit a doctor experienced in using CBD to determine the optimal dose for your case of tendonitis and avoid potential interactions with other medications.

Final Verdict: Does CBD Oil work for Tendonitis?

Tendonitis occurs when the tendons, which are tissues binding the bones and muscles, become inflamed. It’s a common condition among sportspeople and physical workers whose activity involves repetitive movement that can either cause the overuse or overload of tendons.

CBD oil is one of the natural and safe remedies that can be used to treat tendonitis. However, no medication or supplement will make up for the time you devote to giving your tendons the much-needed break. If your tendonitis doesn’t heal after a few months, you may need to undergo surgery and rehabilitation.

Although no study has yet investigated the efficacy of CBD oil specifically for tendonitis, research shows that CBD has strong inflammatory and painkilling properties, both of which are useful in the management of tendonitis pain.

You may use CBD oil in the tincture form or apply a topical if you need localized relief, but you should always take into consideration such factors as your weight, metabolism, and severity of symptoms if you want to figure out the best form and dosage of CBD for your condition.

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Livvy is a registered nurse (RN) and board-certified nurse midwife (CNM) in the state of New Jersey. After giving birth to her newborn daughter, Livvy stepped down from her full-time position at the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey. This gave her the opportunity to spend more time writing articles on all topics related to pregnancy and prenatal care.

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24 Best CBD Creams for Tendonitis

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Tendonitis is a condition that results in pain and inflammation in the tendons, which are the bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones. CBD cream is thought to help relieve pain and inflammation by interacting with the endocannabinoid system.

Today we will take a look at 24 of the best CBD creams for tendonitis.

4. CBDfx Muscle and Joint Cream

5. Lord Jones CBD Body Oil

6. CBD FX Foot Care Set

7. CBDMedic Aches and Pain Relief

8. Vertly Lotion

9. Harmonious CBD

10. CBDistillery Oils

11. Zatural CBD Hot Cream

12. Pure Hemp Isolate Cream

13. BioTech CBD Oil Roll On

14. NuLeaf Naturals CBD Salve

15. Pure Hemp CBD Freeze Cream

16. CBD.Co CBD Foot Care Bundle

17. Aspen Green Muscle Relief Cream

18. Level Select 2 CBD Sports Cream

19. Medterra Pain Relief Cream

21. R+R Medicinals

22. Leaf Remedys Cooling Gel

23. Colorado Botanicals

24. FOCL Relief Cream

What is tendonitis?

Tendonitis, also known as tendon injuries or tears, is caused by the repeated contraction of muscles that are attached to the tendon. Repeated contraction may happen because repetitive movement, overuse, injury, or degeneration cause microscopic tears in the tendon.

So what you can do is to take care of your body and start consuming CBD cream for treating tendonitis. There are various types of CBD creams for tendonitis available in the market, but if you want to buy the best one then read the complete article carefully.

What is CBD?

CBD or Cannabidiol is a compound that comes from the cannabis plant. It has many benefits and is becoming commonly used and popular these days because of its medicinal properties by people around the world.

It has taken medical cannabis to a whole new level, and it does not get you high because it doesn't have THC which gives you the high feeling. CBD is known to help in many conditions such as anxiety, depression, inflammation, pain relief, and more to help keep your body healthy.

What are the benefits of CBD Creams?

There are many benefits of using CBD creams for tendonitis because it provides all the essential nutrients which help in the maintenance of good health. CBD creams consist of high-quality cannabis oil which has been extracted from the cannabis plant.

CBD creams for tendonitis are fast absorbing and easily get into the bloodstream to provide quick relief from pain, soreness, or inflammation in different parts of the body.

Most people opt for CBD creams because it doesn't have a psychoactive effect. The CBD cream for tendonitis is made from full-spectrum CBD oil which has been derived from industrial hemp plants and contains various beneficial cannabinoids such as cannabidiol, cannabinol, tetrahydrocannabivarin, terpenes, and fatty acids.

CBD creams work well for aching muscles, joint pain, inflammatory conditions, and neuropathic pain. CBD creams are the best way to get relief from chronic pain which can also be used as anti-aging cream because it prevents you from aging due to inflammation.

Many users have reported that using a CBD cream makes their skin feel softer and smoother. Other benefits include:

· Getting rid of acne

· Protecting the skin from the environment

· Treating eczema and psoriasis

· Relieving dry skin

· Boosting collagen production

· Reducing the signs of aging

Each one of these 24 best CBD creams for tendonitis have been specifically formulated to provide fast relief from different types of arthritis. Some of the top brands are also very effective if you are looking for relief from arthritis, stress, migraines, and more.

Here we have listed some of the best CBD creams for tendonitis which will definitely help you out to treat your pain or inflammation without any side effects. So let's get started:

1. Penguin CBD Cream

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Penguin is one of the most popular CBD pain relief creams which provides you with the highest quality ingredients. It is an excellent option for people who are looking for a safe and effective way to alleviate their pain without having any psychoactive effect on their body.

2. Everest CBD Full-Spectrum

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Everest CBD is one of the high-quality brands on the market which use full-spectrum CBD oil. It provides deep tissue pain relief to help you recover from different injuries and conditions. It has no parabens, gluten, propylene glycol or GMOs.

3. Verma Farms CBD Cream

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Verma Farms is an organic supplement company that specializes in CBD products. Their items include creams, dried fruit gummies oils, and more designed to help with relaxation focus or overall recovery. Their CBD cream is one of the best CBD creams for tendonitis relief.

5. Lord Jones CBD Body Oil

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Lord Jones CBD cream for tendonitis is a lightweight oil that penetrates deep into the skin to reduce chronic pain from arthritis or other conditions. It instantly soothes both the body and mind without leaving any greasy feeling on your skin.

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6. CBDfx Foot Care Set

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CBDfx Foot Care Set is a combination of CBD cream for foot pain and CBD scrub which will help you maintain your healthy lifestyle. It provides all the essential nutrients to your feet needed to improve overall health.

7. CBDMedic Aches and Pain Relief

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CBDMedic's Aches and Pain Relief Cream is one of the best CBD creams for tendonitis relief. It reduces inflammation, aches, pains, arthritis swelling, sunburns, bug bites, cuts and wounds. It also provides fast pain relief without any psychoactive effect on your body.

8. Vertly Lotion

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Vertly Lotion is a fast-acting pain relieving cream which has no side effects. It provides instant relief by penetrating deep into the muscles to reduce discomfort, aches, and pains of tendonitis.

9. Harmonious CBD Pain Salve

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The pain relief offered by Harmonious is said to come from its full-spectrum CBD oil, arnica, and peppermint oils. The company claims that people with an active lifestyle will get instant soothing for sore muscles due in part because of this blend's use of essential nutrients such as lavender flowers or frankincense extract among others.

10. CBDistillery Oils

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CBDistillery Pain and Strains cream is designed to be a non-greasy formula that penetrates deep into the skin for fast relief. It reduces inflammation, muscle soreness, and pain which helps you to relax after a long day of work.

11. Zatural CBD Hot Cream

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Zatural's CBD hot cream is specially designed to provide you with relief from arthritic joints, muscle spasms, and pain. It penetrates deep into the skin for fast relieving of discomfort and pain.

12. Pure Hemp Isolate Cream

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Pure Hemp Isolate is a non-greasy formula that can be applied any time of day. It penetrates deep into the skin to provide fast relief from discomfort and pain without leaving any greasy feeling.

13. BioTech CBD Oil Roll On

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When you’re feeling the pressure, look no further than this new CBD Oil Biotech Muscle and Joint Roll-On Cool Relief. With a refreshing menthol kick mixed with all-natural hemp-derived ingredients to help cool your body down – it's time to fight back.

14. NuLeaf Naturals CBD Salve

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NuLeaf Naturals uses the most advanced technology available to create an extract that's highly concentrated with CBD, but also contains significant amounts of other cannabinoids like CBC and CBG. The entourage effect means these compounds work better when present together instead if isolated – this is how their able achieve such potent effects while maintaining safety standards set by law.

15. Pure Hemp CBD Freeze Cream

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Pure Hemp CBD blends a topical analgesic with 1000 mg of raw CBD to promote relief. Their formula contains menthol and uses cold therapy (cryotherapy) which helps penetrate quickly and offers non-additive targeted soothing at the point of pain, all while providing rapid results.

16. CBD.Co CBD Foot Care Bundle

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This soothing bundle is the perfect solution for all of your tendonitis needs. The Foot & Ankle Pain Relief Ointment provides quick relief while also being targeted towards this area; if it's not quite enough then try one out our 125 mg CBD Soak which has been specially formulated in order to soak up some extra vitamins as well, all to help provide maximum relief for tendonitis in your feet and ankles.

17. Aspen Green Muscle Relief Cream

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Aspen Green's mission is to provide the purest and most potent CBD products on earth. The company starts with organic hemp, from trusted Colorado farms, proven as a safe source for generations!

As adults continue their search of what feels good in terms of relief Aspen Green provides natural alternatives without any addictive side effects whatsoever while still being effective against various ailments.

18. Level Select 2 CBD Sports Cream

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Level 2 Sports Creams are made with 600 mg of CBD, Cooling Mint scented, and perfect for everyday use. The non-greasy formula softens skin while being soothing on it at the same time, making this an excellent choice if you need that higher level in your life.

19. Medterra Pain Relief Cream

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Medterra's pain relief cream is a departure from other pain relief products, which rely solely on menthol as their main active ingredient. This company incorporates Menthol and Arnica for both cooling action and deeply penetrating relief along with other nourishing ingredients like Jojoba Oil in a powerful blend that soothes your joints while also strengthening them at the same time.

20. Batch CBD

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BATCH is still intimately connected with the local growers it has always relied upon. Their organic hemp extracts paired with functional botanical ingredients leave you feeling your best. Batch's Original Balm contains lavender and tea tree oils which help relieve irritation.

21. R+R Medicinals

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R+R Medicinals partnered with the most qualified team in order to create our high-performance cream. This product contains ingredients like Arnica Montana, MSM, and Calendula Flower but it does not contain any artificial fragrances or menthol which means you can use this anytime anywhere.

22. Leaf Remedys Cooling Gel

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The Leaf Remedies Cooling Gel Roll-On is a must-have for those who suffer from any symptoms affecting their quality of life. Made with their Full Spectrum oil in combination with natural ingredients, this topical offers an instant cooling effect that not only soothes but also helps absorb CBD more efficiently than any other product on the market.

23. Colorado Botanicals

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This full-spectrum CBD oil tincture contains 10mg of cannabidiol per 1 mL with 0.25 mg THC for enhanced synergistic benefits. Colorado Botanicals' CBD oil tincture is a great way to enjoy your CBD intake by vaping, eating, or applying topically.

24. FOCL Relief Cream

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We all experience aches and pains at one point or another, but these can be drastically reduced with the help of FOCL's new healing botanicals + soothing CBD formula. Soothe yourself back to health by using Camphor Oil combined with Premium CBD for relief against inflammation with this FOCL relief cream for tendonitis.

Is CBD oil good for tendonitis?

CBD oil has been shown to reduce inflammation and relieve pain. A CBD cream can be used directly on the inflamed area, where it will absorb through the skin and provide immediate relief for your tendonitis.

CBD oil can be effective in treating tendonitis by relieving pain and reducing swelling. Using any of these creams for relief will help to reduce discomfort.

CBD cream is available online, where it's often sold as a topical pain reliever that can be applied directly to the skin. Because of its popularity, the quality of CBD creams on the market varies greatly.

What to look for in CBD creams for tendonitis?

To ensure you're getting a quality CBD cream, look for one that is made from all-natural ingredients that have been shown to provide pain relief. In addition, look for a cream that's been third-party tested to ensure it contains the proper levels of CBD.

A reputable company will also provide its customers with lab results so they know the CBD cream contains the correct levels of CBD for them. You'll want to look at the ingredients, too, as a quality CBD cream will not contain any harmful chemicals that may harm your body.

Finally, make sure the CBD cream absorbs quickly and easily. While you might not mind having to rub it in for a few minutes, an inferior CBD cream will be thick, making it more difficult to absorb.

How long does it take for an inflamed tendon to heal?

An inflamed tendon can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months to heal, depending on the severity.

Common risk factors for developing tendonitis include being sedentary, being obese, participating in physical activity that's too strenuous or demanding, having poor posture, and doing physical tasks that require a lot of repetitive movement.

How can I treat the pain caused by tendonitis?

Treatment for tendonitis typically starts with a period of rest, which may or may be combined with physical therapy or steroid injections. Anti-inflammatory medications and NSAIDs are also often used to reduce inflammation associated with tendinitis.

Some people prefer to try the best CBD creams for tendonitis as an alternative, non-addictive, over-the-counter option for relief.

Are CBD creams safe?

CBD cream has been shown to be a generally safe topical pain reliever. However, you should still speak with your doctor before using it if you're pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as under the care of a physician if you have a specific health condition.

Using CBD cream is safe for adults and children alike.

What are the symptoms of tendonitis?

Symptoms of tendonitis vary a great deal depending on the severity and location of the inflammation. For more mild cases of tendonitis, common symptoms include:

· Pain when moving or extending an affected joint

· Swelling at the site of injury

· Warmth over the injured area

· Stiffness of the affected joint

· Rash or hives on the site of injury

· Pain, tenderness, and slight redness immediately around the joint.

As time goes on, these symptoms will likely become worse, with pain becoming more severe and unpleasant, inflammation spreading to surrounding soft tissue, and possibly causing fluid buildup in the affected area.

What is the treatment for tendonitis?

Tendonitis can be treated with a combination of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, steroid injections, hot and cold therapy, physical therapy, and rest. In severe cases, surgery may be required to repair the damaged tissues.

It's possible that you could see some positive effects by using CBD cream on the affected area, especially if you suffer from arthritis or any of the other disorders that CBD is known to help.

Doctors recommend immediate rest and cold therapy for anyone with severe tendonitis

How can I find the best CBD cream for tendonitis?

Choosing the best CBD cream for treating tendinitis will depend on your personal preferences and needs. For instance, you'll need to decide if you prefer a cannabis-based or hemp-derived CBD oil, as well as which concentration of CBD is right for you.

What do I need to know before I start using CBD cream?

If you're considering using CBD cream on an inflamed tendon, make sure to speak with your doctor if you have any specific health conditions or are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Additionally, keep in mind that CBD cream is not regulated by the FDA, meaning it could cause negative interactions when combined with other medications you might be taking.

Medical research on the best CBD cream for tendonitis is still in its early stages

How should I use CBD cream to treat tendonitis?

If you've decided that you'd like to try using CBD cream, it's important to follow all product instructions carefully. For more severe cases of tendonitis, apply your CBD cream up to two times per day. If possible, try to use the CBD cream on the site of your injury one or two times per day.

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CBD creams provide deeper penetration of CBD's healing properties, making them a better option for treating overall tendonitis symptoms in most cases.

How long before I feel better?

For most people, the best CBD creams for tendonitis will take effect within about 20 minutes, depending on your body weight and other factors. You may need to wait up to 90 minutes before seeing full effects, however.

Is CBD cream safe for long-term use?

CBD creams are generally deemed to be safe for long-term use. However, it's important to note that each patient will have different needs and tolerances when applying CBD cream to their skin.

If you experience any negative side effects while using CBD cream, discontinue use immediately.

Additional Tips for Using CBD Creams for Tendonitis

· As with any CBD product, it's important to read all instructions thoroughly before applying for the first time.

· Some cannabis-based creams may contain THC, which could cause psychoactive effects when used in large amounts. If you're concerned about this, stick to hemp-derived CBD creams that come in a non-psychoactive form.

· If you plan to apply your CBD cream to a specific area of the body, make sure that you test out the product on a small patch of skin first to check for any potential allergies or negative reactions.

· You can also try using CBD creams topically in conjunction with other forms of cannabis medicine, such as smoking or vaping CBD-rich flowers.

One thing's for certain: if you want relief from tendonitis symptoms, CBD is worth exploring as a potential treatment option. CBD creams may offer a more targeted method of administering CBD and allow you to treat your tendonitis without the sometimes-sluggish effects of oral CBD oil.

Will my tendonitis ever go away?

Tendonitis is a condition that doesn't tend to go away on its own. Fortunately, there are plenty of options for treating this condition in the meantime. For many people living with chronic tendonitis, CBD cream is a natural and effective treatment option.

Don't let tendonitis get in the way of your life.

CBD creams for tendonitis can provide you with a safe and effective alternative treatment option for managing this condition. CBD cream isn't a miracle cure, but it's definitely a step in the right direction.

Is CBD Cream Good for Foot Pain?

There are many causes of foot pain, and CBD cream may relieve some of them. This article explains what diseases can cause pain in the feet and whether CBD could help.

First, let’s look at what CBD cream is and why you might choose it over regular CBD oil for foot care.

CBD Cream for Foot Pain

CBD cream is ideal for rubbing into specific problem areas such as the feet.

It provides targeted effects without passing through the digestive system, where much of it would go to waste. Therefore, using a topical CBD cream may be more beneficial for foot pain than taking it orally in oil form.

In theory, it is also possible to rub regular CBD oil into the feet. However, this method is not cost-effective as CBD creams often work out cheaper on a per milligram basis than oils.

Furthermore, topicals tend to contain a variety of other soothing ingredients in addition to CBD.

Topicals tend to contain a variety of other soothing ingredients in addition to CBD.

Fortunately, many CBD brands are now offering creams as part of their range. However, not all these products are equally effective. When choosing a CBD cream for foot pain, consider the following:

  • Does it come from a reputable brand with positive reviews?
  • Does the company provide lab reports to confirm the cream’s CBD content?
  • What other ingredients does the cream contain?
  • Is the CBD from full-spectrum hemp extract or an isolate?

To narrow down your search, why not check out our review of the best CBD creams?

Finally, before purchasing CBD cream for foot pain, consumers should check whether it is suitable for them. It is always wise to consult a knowledgeable doctor before using CBD for the first time.

Common Causes of Foot Pain & How CBD Could Help

Here are some common conditions that cause foot pain and how CBD might help:

Blisters

Blisters are small, fluid-filled sacs that form on the feet after prolonged pressure from walking or wearing ill-fitting shoes. They can often become inflamed and sore, causing foot pain for several days until they heal.

Can CBD Cream Help Blisters?

CBD has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and could reduce the pain and swelling of blisters. It also has antibacterial activity that could help to prevent infections.

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails can cause inflammation and swelling around the nail. The nail may also curl inward, growing into the toe and causing further pain.

CBD for Ingrown Toenails

CBD cream might help to reduce foot pain due to ingrown nails. However, it is essential to seek additional medical care as CBD is unlikely to prevent the nail from growing into the toe.

Foot Injuries

Common examples of foot injuries include strains, sprains, and broken bones. All can result in inflammation and pain.

Can CBD Heal Foot Injuries?

CBD can’t heal foot injuries such as fractures, so it is important to receive proper medical care. However, it could relieve some of the symptoms of foot injuries, including swelling, redness, and pain.

Arthritis

Arthritis refers to joint inflammation, and it often occurs in the feet. Symptoms include foot pain, swelling, and stiffness.

Is CBD Good for Arthritis?

Arthritis is a common reason for using CBD cream. It will not cure the underlying disease but could offer significant pain relief with regular use. A study by Hammell et. al. examined the efficacy of transdermal CBD for pain and inflammation reduction in rats.

After inducing arthritis in the rat’s knee joints, the researchers applied CBD gel to the affected area for four consecutive days. They found that the transdermal CBD gel “significantly reduced joint swelling” and concluded that the data “indicate(d) that topical CBD application has therapeutic potential for relief of arthritis pain-related behaviors and inflammation without evident side-effects.”

Gout is a type of arthritis in which uric acid crystals build up in the joints. When these crystals break free, they cause sharp and sudden pain. The joint of the big toe is one of the most common areas for gout to form.

Will CBD Help Gout?

The best way to manage gout is by making healthy lifestyle changes. They include losing weight and consuming less red meat and alcohol. However, in the short-term, CBD cream could offer relief from gout inflammation and pain.

Bursitis

Bursitis is inflammation of the bursa. This is a protective structure that surrounds bones, joints, tendons, and ligaments. Bursitis is often the result of prolonged pressure or repetitive movements. Bursitis in the feet can cause redness, swelling, and dull, aching pain.

CBD Cream for Bursitis

CBD cream could help to relieve the inflammation and pain of bursitis. However, it is also vital to identify the cause of the problem and address that too.

Tendonitis

Tendonitis is inflammation of the tendons. One common type that causes foot pain is Achilles tendonitis. It causes pain in the heel and ankle, as well as the calf when standing on tiptoes.

Does CBD Help Tendonitis?

As with the other inflammatory conditions on this list, CBD cream could help with foot pain due to tendonitis. People with this condition should also identify and eliminate any activities that could be making it worse.

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of foot pain. It results from wear and tear on the plantar fascia, the tissue that connects the front and back of the foot. Although it has ‘itis’ in its name, plantar fasciitis does not cause inflammation in the traditional sense. It involves tiny tears in the fascia and disrupted collagen production.

Plantar fasciitis pain usually occurs between the heel and the arch of the foot. It tends to be worse with walking and better with rest.

Will CBD Help Plantar Fasciitis?

There is research that suggests cannabinoids like CBD have an impact on the cells that produce collagen. Although it is unclear whether this applies to plantar fasciitis, specifically, CBD cream may offer some respite from pain.

Bone Spurs

Bone spurs are calcium build-ups that often occur around the heel. They are not always uncomfortable but can be associated with other foot pain causes, including plantar fasciitis.

Is CBD Good for Bone Spurs?

CBD can’t eliminate bone spurs, although it might help relieve symptoms like foot pain. Wearing comfortable footwear and maintaining a healthy weight are among the best remedies.

Bunions

Bunions are a common foot deformity. They usually form as a hard, bony growth alongside the big toe. One of the most common causes is ill-fitting footwear, such as those with narrow toes. Bunions are not always painful, but they can make it challenging to find comfortable shoes.

CBD Cream for Bunions

CBD won’t do much for bunions once they have formed. However, most bunions are easy to avoid by making sensible footwear choices.

Neuropathy

Neuropathy refers to nerve pain, and it is common in the feet, especially for people with diabetes. It causes tingling or burning sensations, a feeling of pins and needles, or shooting pain. It can also cause numbness and slow healing, making people with neuropathy more susceptible to infections from minor foot injuries.

Will CBD Help Neuropathy in the Feet?

The evidence regarding CBD for neuropathy is promising. In a recent randomized controlled trial, the researchers examined the efficacy of a topically delivered CBD oil in the management of neuropathic pain. They observed a “statistically significant reduction in intense pain, sharp pain, cold and itchy sensations in the CBD group when compared to the placebo group.” The authors of the study noted that the transdermal CBD was “well-tolerated” and stated that “no adverse events were reported.”

Raynaud’s Phenomenon/Chilblains

Raynaud’s is a circulatory problem that can cause pain, tingling, or numb feet. Attacks often happen in response to stress or cold conditions. During an episode, the toes can change color to blue or white and red as the blood supply returns.

People with circulatory problems in the feet may also suffer from chilblains. These painful and itchy bumps usually develop after exposure to cold.

Does CBD Help Raynaud’s?

Research suggests that CBD could help relax the blood vessels, making it potentially helpful for Raynaud’s patients. However, research into the condition itself is currently lacking.

Is CBD Cream Good for Foot Pain? Final Thoughts

There are numerous causes of foot pain, many of which have an inflammatory component. Therefore, CBD could prove effective in many cases, thanks to its anti-inflammatory and painkilling properties.

Unfortunately, there are no guarantees as CBD affects everyone differently. It is also critical to treat the underlying cause of the pain while using CBD. Please seek the care of a physician for further care.