How Ketamine infusions from our doctor in Anaheim, and Newport Beach, CA, can help you
If you suffer from chronic pain, you may be relieving the pain with opiates or other powerful pain medications. Unfortunately, opiates may become less effective at controlling your pain over time. They may also leave you with a harmful addiction. There is a new pain relief option. It’s called ketamine infusions. Your doctor can tell you more.
Dr. Trisha Patel at Revive Pain Management is a pain management specialist who provides a wide range of pain management options, including ketamine infusions. She has two convenient office locations in Anaheim and Newport Beach, CA, to help you.
Ketamine infusions are a new way to control pain, and chances are you have a few questions. These are just a few frequently asked questions and answers about ketamine infusions and how they can help you.
What is Ketamine?
Ketamine is a medication approved by the FDA which provides anesthesia, sedation, and pain relief.
How Is Ketamine Administered?
At Revive Pain Management, both low-dose infusion and high-dose infusion are offered. A low-dose session will last about 1 to 2 hours, and a high-dose infusion will last 4 to 6 hours.
How Soon Will I Feel Relief?
Patients experience pain relief as soon as 2 to 3 hours after their first Ketamine infusion session.
What Conditions Can Be Treated With Ketamine Infusion?
Ketamine infusion is effective at treating chronic pain and depression that often accompanies living with chronic pain. Ketamine is a useful treatment for some psychiatric disorders including:
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Anxiety disorders
- Bipolar disorder
Your pain management doctor may combine Ketamine infusion with other pain management therapies to help you live your best life. To discover more about ketamine infusions and how they can help with chronic pain, talk with a pain management expert. Call Dr. Patel at Revive Pain Management. You can reach her in either the Anaheim or Newport Beach, CA, offices by calling (949) 396-0501, so call today.