KETAMINE is a medication used in high doses for anesthesia, and now in low doses for:
“Major depression, the depressed phase of bipolar disorder (bipolar depression), postpartum depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), pain syndromes such as fibromyalgia and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), also known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), and addiction.” (www.askp.org)
It is given via IV infusion, usually 6 treatments over two weeks. This therapy is considered “off-label” thus not covered by insurances. Financing may be available. To schedule an appointment, call 828-697-2144.