Could Ketamine Therapy Ease Your Chronic Pain?

2nd February 2023
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As breakthrough discoveries regarding the efficacy of ketamine therapy for a vast and diverse set of health issues continue making headlines, interest in ketamine is at an all-time high. While patients living with debilitating conditions like PTSD, C-PTSD, treatment-resistant depression, OCD and even addiction are finding relief through ketamine, it isn’t solely effective for mental health issues. Patients suffering from chronic pain are also showing remarkable relief.

Does Ketamine Therapy Work for Chronic Pain?

Chronic pain affects millions of Americans, and for many of them, there is no clear reason why their pain persists. Low doses of ketamine have been proven to provide relief from chronic pain, and is shown to be particularly effective in situations where the pain has a neuropathic component. Unlike the opioids often used in long-term pain management, ketamine is not addictive and does not come with the risks associated with prescription pain medication.

Am I A Good Candidate for Chronic Pain Ketamine Therapy?

While every body and situation is unique, ketamine may be a viable option for those who live with the debilitating misery of ongoing pain. Conditions associated with chronic pain for which ketamine can be an effective pain management option include:

  • Migraines and other headaches
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Osteoarthritis

Living with constant or near-constant pain can change almost everything about your life, making favorite hobbies no longer physically possible and dramatically impacting your quality of life. Controlling your pain is the first step to regaining control over your life.

Can I Trust Ketamine Therapy?

Ketamine is on the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines list, and has been used extensively for more than fifty years in human patients, first as a safe and effective battlefield anesthetic. For those outside the medical field, however, ketamine may be better known as an illicit party drug. While illicit use of legitimately helpful medicines is nothing new, it can create confusion around the efficacy of ketamine as a treatment for chronic pain.

Using illegally sourced ketamine in a non-clinical setting introduces a host of risks that don’t exist in a controlled environment. Pharmaceutical grade purity in a soothing clinic under the care of expert professionals is far different from experimenting with drugs of dubious purity. As a chronic pain treatment in a clinic setting, ketamine is absolutely safe and can have life-changing effects.

Call Ketamine Healing Clinic of Los Angeles today to learn more about this exciting option for chronic pain, and to set up an initial consultation to determine whether you are a good candidate for treatment.

Posted on behalf of Ketamine Healing Clinic of Los Angeles

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