‘I Swapped Wheelchair For Rollerskates After Cannabis Ended My Life Of Pain’

By Neil Shaw, Notting Ham Post on April 16, 2023

Jane was prescribed strong painkillers at the age of 15 and had to give up her active life.

A woman with a rare disease says she was able to ditch her wheelchair for rollerskates thanks to medicinal cannabis. Jane Hinchcliffe, 44, struggled with chronic pain from an early age which led to a prescription of codeine at the age of 15.

After a series of misdiagnoses, Jane was eventually told she had a functional neurological disorder (FND) in 2021 which caused her intense pain and muscle spasms. The disorder affects how the brain receives and sends information to the rest of the body and symptoms can include loss of motor control, sensory issues and attacks or seizures.

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