Athletes For Care Pushing Pain-Management Issues


Like many NFL players, Todd Herremans used opioids and other painkillers as a way of dealing with pain. He cites his marijuana use, though, as a reason why he didn’t become addicted to painkillers as many of his peers did.


Herremans joined fellow NFL veterans Marvin Washington, Eben Britton and Nate Jackson for a panel Friday at the 2017 World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo at David L. Lawrence Convention Center.


Herremans, Washington, Britton and Jackson are members of the non-profit Athletes For CARE, which is dedicated to raising awareness of issues that affect former pro athletes, including chronic pain, alternative medicine and health issues such as CTE.

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