Ketamine for Neuropathic Pain Treatment
Although once known simply for its status as an FDA-approved anesthetic, ketamine is now hailed as the leader of breakthrough science when it pertains to treating neuropathic pain and other mental health disorders.
Neuropathic pain sometimes described as nerve pain, is pain that is triggered by direct damage or a disease that affects the somatosensory nervous system. In layman’s terms, the pain is brought on by injury to the nerves themselves.
Find out more about how High Country Infusion & Wellness Center in Frisco, CO, can help alleviate your signs and symptoms and give you the useful resources you need.
How Does Ketamine Help with Neuropathy?
One major benefit of ketamine is the rapid pace of relief that it offers, as opposed to traditional methods that could take up to days or weeks to notice. Research is still ongoing in terms of how ketamine can help treat those suffering from chronic pain, but it is believed that ketamine helps foster new connections between synapsis and restore damaged nerve connections.
When infused at a low dose into the bloodstream, IV ketamine treatments can bring about relief in up to 75% of patients who suffer from symptoms of chronic pain.
Please schedule an appointment today with High Country Infusion & Wellness Center to see if we can help you restore some quality back into your life utilizing ketamine for neuropathic pain treatment.
What is Neuropathy?
Neuropathic pain is a form of pain that is caused by dysfunction or damage to the nervous system. It can be described as a burning or numbing pain that is accompanied by itching, tingling, and formication. The pain can be mild, moderate, or excruciating depending on the cause. Neuropathic pain is mostly caused by infections, nervous system disorders, and trauma.
According to a study published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, an estimated 16 million Americans suffer from neuropathic pain every year.