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Medical Marijuana & Cannabis Therapy in Delray Beach

Palm Beach Pain Institute is a revolutionary medical practice that serves patients suffering with chronic and debilitating illnesses. Our goal is to help our patients achieve a better standard of wellness by using a non-fatal, more natural substance that was used to treat a variety of ills for thousands of years. We are accepting new patients in our Delray Beach, Florida location.

Our mission is to provide a medical option of cannabis to help alleviate the suffering of our patients. We believe in the use of cannabis and its derivatives as a successful therapeutic device. Our core practice tenets are a superior level of care, education, and advocacy for our patients.

Our Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach medical practice specializes in creating effective and affordable wellness plans for people seeking relief from their illness or improvement in their overall well-being.

Both patients and wellness-seekers benefit from the guidance of a caring, well-trained physician to help them achieve their desired results. We tailor innovative wellness programs designed to help you live an enriched, and fulfilling life.

Palm Beach Pain Institute has served the community of Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach in Palm Beach County since 2002. Dr. Merson strives to ensure a high standard of medical care and supervision for patients prescribed medical Cannabis in the state of Florida.

Marcie A. Merson M.D.

Marcie A. Merson, M.D.
Board Certified – Pain Medicine
Board Certified – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
State of Florida Certified and Registered to evaluate your medical condition and determine if you qualify for Medical Marijuana

Dr. Merson is committed to care plans that provide functional restoration and improved quality of life. At Palm Beach Pain Institute, our mission is to educate and empower patients with scientifically valid, research-driven guidance, so that they can make safe and efficient decisions about their healthcare.

We are committed to upholding a high standard of excellence in the cutting-edge field of Cannabis therapy, which is why we work closely with each patient to create personalized care plans.

If you or one of your family members has been diagnosed with a debilitating condition, and isn’t satisfied with the degree of relief their current treatment plan is providing, it may be time to consider incorporating medical Cannabis into their plan of care.

To talk about whether medical marijuana could be right for you in a confidential consultation, contact Palm Beach Pain Institute at 1-561-499-7020.

Our Vision - The Best in Care

Marijuana has been used for medicinal purposes for 4,000 years. It wasn’t until the 1940s (post-Prohibition), that powerful business interests successfully lobbied the United States Congress to move all derivatives of cannabis to a highly controlled status.

Since California first legalized cannabis for medicinal use in 1996, the tide has begun to swing back and extensive research over the course of the past 20 years has shown that this natural, organic substance has the potential to ease the suffering of individuals with chronic illnesses.

Our mission is to provide a better quality of life for our patients with debilitating illness by incorporating medicinal Cannabis into our treatment paradigm. With proper education and training, we also hope to further a better understanding by the general public of the positive uses of Cannabis therapy and dispel much of the negative propaganda associated with the medical use of marijuana.

Florida Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana Treatment

Florida legislated the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes in 2014 with the passage of the Compassionate Use Act. On November 8, 2016, voters overwhelmingly passed a ballot initiative to guarantee the right to use cannabis by individuals suffering from debilitating illnesses. Amendment 2 is now law and is found in Section 29, Article X of the Florida state constitution.

Florida Qualifying Conditions

*Chronic pain may only be a qualifying condition if the patient is suffering from another qualifying condition.

Illnesses that may benefit from Cannabis Therapy

Click on the headings below to learn more about how Palm Beach Pain Institute can provide a better quality of life for our patients with these debilitating illness by incorporating medicinal Cannabis into our treatment paradigm.

Cancer

Cancer - If you or someone you love is a cancer patient in South Florida, medical marijuana may be able to gently and effectively reduce your pain and nausea while improving your mood, appetite, and ability to sleep restfully. Learn More »

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - If you or one of your loved ones is suffering from PTSD, and treatments like therapy and prescription medication haven’t been able to help in a significant way, consider speaking to your doctor about treating your PTSD with medical marijuana (Cannabis). Learn More »

Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS)

Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS) - If you or one of your loved ones has been diagnosed with ALS, is dissatisfied with their existing care plan, and is a Florida resident age 18 or older, it may be appropriate to incorporate medical marijuana (Cannabis) into the current treatment regimen. Learn More »

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease - If you are an adult, Florida resident who has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, and your current medication is not working well to relieve your symptoms, you may be a candidate for alleviating your symptoms with medical marijuana (Cannabis). Learn More »

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) - If you are a Florida resident age 18 or older who has been diagnosed with MS, and you are unhappy with the way your current care plan for MS is progressing, medical marijuana may be able to provide additional relief so that you can experience a greater degree of comfort in your daily life. Learn More »

Arthritis

Arthritis - If you are a diagnosed arthritis patient residing in Florida, and you are dissatisfied with the degree of pain relief your current medication is providing, you should speak with a Florida Certified Cannabis doctor about supplementing your existing treatment regimen with a guided and personalized medical marijuana care plan. Learn More »

Neuropathy

Neuropathy - If you are a Florida resident age 18 or older who is living with neuropathic pain, and you are not satisfied with the level of relief your current medication is providing, you should consider speaking with a physician about treating your nerve pain with medical marijuana. Learn More »

Chronic Migraines or Severe Recurring Headaches

Chronic Migraines or Severe Recurring Headaches - If you are among the 38 million Americans who experience chronic migraines or severe recurring headaches, and your current medication has failed to provide effective pain relief, you should speak with a Delray Beach, Florida Cannabis doctor about whether medical marijuana could be an appropriate treatment to supplement your existing care plan. Learn More »

Anxiety

Anxiety - If you have been diagnosed with anxiety, and your current medication isn’t providing substantial relief, medical marijuana may be able to quickly, safely, and gently reduce your anxiety. Learn More »

Chronic Conditions

Chronic Conditions - If you are an adult resident of Florida, and we determine that medical marijuana is an appropriate approach to management of your qualifying condition, we can create and oversee a Cannabis therapy plan designed to alleviate your chronic pain. Learn More »