CBD is an emerging trend in the field of chiropractic. Whether you have started to incorporate topical, hemp-derived CBD products into your service offerings, or you are interested in learning more about them, the time is now since the industry is experiencing an increase in demand.1 We have shared a variety of blog posts about CBD for chiropractors, like how to incorporate it into your practice and how to add it to specific service offerings. Today, we will focus on three emerging CBD trends for you to learn more about.
CBD Trend No.1: Suggesting Products for Home Use
As demand and interest in CBD continues to grow, it’s important to understand the different types of products available—and the ones that make the most sense for you to incorporate into chiropractic services. Topical, hemp-derived CBD products formulated with analgesics like oils, salves, lotions, and balms can be applied like any other analgesic you have used before. These products can be used in conjunction to adjustments or other services you offer at your practice.
According to Eric Balshin’s article for Chiropractic Economics, “More than 60% of all CBD sales are occurring through e-commerce channels.”2 CBD products like topical CBD ointments, balms, creams, and massage oils are a great way to boost your bottom line while helping your patients find the relief they seek for sore muscles and joints.
CBD Trend No.2: Transparency
At MeyerDC, we have always been passionate about transparency and a strict vetting process in regard to the brands we work with and the topical, hemp-derived CBD products formulated with analgesics that we carry. Each brand, like CBD CLINIC™ and +PlusCBD Oil™, is carefully vetted to ensure product quality and compliance with both federal and state law. All products are verified by the manufacturer for concentration, quality, and safety through Third Party Lab Testing, complete with a Certificate of Authenticity per batch.
According to the FDA, “Despite the 2018 Farm Bill removing hemp—defined as cannabis and cannabis derivatives with very low concentrations (no more than 0.3% on a dry weight basis) of THC—from the definition of marijuana in the Controlled Substances Act, CBD products are still subject to the same laws and requirements as FDA-regulated products that contain any other substance.”3 The growing demand for CBD paired with the need for transparency in manufacturing have opened the floor for stricter standardization and vetting processes across the industry.
CBD Trend No.3: CBD Products Formulated with Analgesics
The current healthcare crisis has shown how important it is for chiropractors to provide out-of-office care to patients who aren’t comfortable coming to appointments in-person. Whether it’s recommending exercises with a foam roller or stretches for sore muscles, the options for continuing care at home are limitless. With the rise in CBD products formulated with analgesics, there are more possibilities to add it to chiropractic services in-clinic or at home for patients.
As a practice, you have most likely used analgesics in some portion of your service offerings to patients. Similar to the ways in which you use topical analgesics, topical, hemp-derived CBD products formulated with analgesics can also be applied to a specific treatment area. At MeyerDC, we carry a variety of CBD products formulated with analgesics from leading brands.
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1“Cannabidiol (CBD) Market Trends 2020, Global Size, Growth, CBD Industry Research Report, Regional Statistics, Top Companies Analysis.” AP NEWS, Associated Press, 26 Feb. 2020, apnews.com/954acbb4e60ca6e426baec3275ebd5b1.
2Balshin, Eric. “No Surprise That Nearly a Third of Chiropractors Recommend a ‘CBD Prescription’ for Patients.” Chiropractic Economics, 20 May 2020, www.chiroeco.com/cbd-prescription/.
3Commissioner, Office of the. “What to Know About Products Containing Cannabis and CBD.” U.S. Food and Drug Administration, FDA, 2020, www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/what-you-need-know-and-what-were-working-find-out-about-products-containing-cannabis-or-cannabis.