OIC: Philip Blair, MD, COL (ret) Coauthor: Misty DeWitt
US Military veteran with PTSD or TBI diagnosis or symptoms consistent with these conditions. $10 enrollment to be returned on completion of all outcome measures.
Whole body vibration has been shown to be helpful for physical conditioning and cognitive function. CBD in preclinical studies has been effective for controlling symptoms of PTSD and TBI.
30 veterans will be divided into 3 groups. Group A receives WBV, Group C, Cannabidiol alone, Group B, both WBV and CBD. Training sessions for WBV are three times per week for 30 minutes. CBD use is 5 mg three times per day. The trial will run 4 weeks.
For WBV: Physical strength, muscle mass, coordination, questionnaire For CBD: questionnaire initial, 2 weeks, 4 week final.