PTCannabisInfo is a resource for information on all aspects of medical cannabis and complementary approaches for health and wellness.
We offer accessible reviews of medical science covering the use of cannabis to manage chronic conditions, pain, stress, and endocannabinoid deficiency syndrome .
We provide workshops and materials for rehabilitation professionals interested in understanding patient use of cannabis or incorporating cannabis education into clinical practice.
Dr. Lori Zucker
Lori S. Zucker, PT, DPT, MA maintains a private physical therapy practice and is an adjunct instructor at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She authored a chapter in the textbook Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy: A clinical Decision-Making Approach and received the James Tucker Excellence in Clinical Teacher Award from APTA-NJ. Lori's practice is known for integrating complementary therapies into the traditional practice of physical therapy. She teaches continuing education courses for rehabilitation professionals highlighting complementary ways to approach patient treatment including understanding cannabis. Certified in Medicinal Marijuana for Health Care Providers, Dr. Zucker regularly discusses medical marijuana with her clients and educates her patients on the impact of modulating the endocannabinoid system.
Dr. Ellen Z Anderson
Ellen Zambo Anderson, PT, PhD, GCS has been a physical therapist and geriatric clinical specialist for over 25 years and is an associate professor of physical therapy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She teaches therapeutic exercise, development across the lifespan and critical appraisal of scientific literature for evidence-informed practice. She is co-author and editor of Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy: A Clinical Decision-Making Approach book, and has written several book chapters on the use of complementary therapies in rehabilitation. Dr. Anderson's work has focused on the promotion of physical activity and lifestyle management
for special populations including those with mental illness and developmental disabilities. She is interested in how cannabis may be able to help people manage barriers to a productive life.