The use of topical cannabidiol (CBD) cream by athletes for top-tier physical performance and persistent lower leg discomfort was studied in a study published in the Journal of Cannabis Research. The study discovered that CBD topical cream was both safe and well-tolerated.Numerous case stories and academic studies demonstrate how effective CBD is at treating pain. Few research, meanwhile, have examined CBD’s acceptability and effectiveness in particular populations. One of the first studies to show how CBD cream applied topically helps former professional athletes manage chronic pain.The participants included 20 former professional athletes who had competed in American football, track and field, and basketball. The athletes had long-term careers ranging from 4 to 10 years and had experienced an acute injury in the lower extremities that caused significant chronic pain.