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Ketamine Treatment for Neuropathic Pain

Discover rapid relief with Ketamine Treatment for Neuropathic Pain, offering a breakthrough in managing chronic nerve pain. Transform your pain management and improve your quality of life with this advanced therapy.

How Ketamine treatment can help for Neuropathic Pain

Ketamine treatment has emerged as a promising therapy for neuropathic pain, a condition characterized by nerve damage that causes chronic pain, tingling, and numbness. Unlike traditional pain medications that target the opioid system, ketamine acts on the NMDA receptors in the brain and spinal cord, blocking pain signals and offering rapid relief. This innovative approach can significantly reduce the intensity of neuropathic pain, providing a much-needed alternative for patients whose symptoms have not responded to conventional treatments.

Furthermore, ketamine's potential to promote neuroplasticity offers the possibility of long-term improvements in pain management. By enhancing the brain's ability to reorganize and form new neural connections, ketamine therapy may help mitigate the underlying mechanisms of neuropathic pain, leading to sustained relief and an enhanced quality of life for sufferers. This dual benefit of immediate symptom alleviation and potential for lasting recovery makes ketamine a valuable option in the arsenal against chronic neuropathic pain.

About Neuropathic Pain

Neuropathic pain is a complex, chronic pain state that usually results from nerve damage or dysfunction. It often presents as sharp, burning, or shooting pain and may be accompanied by sensitivity to touch or changes in temperature. Unlike pain that arises from a physical injury directly to tissues, neuropathic pain arises from the nerves themselves sending false signals to the brain.

When to Seek Help for Neuropathic Pain:
  • Persistent Pain: If you experience chronic pain that doesn't improve with over-the-counter pain relievers.
  • Sensory Changes: Seek help if you notice unusual tingling, numbness, or weakness in any part of your body.
  • Changes in Sleep or Appetite: Significant alterations in sleeping patterns or appetite that do not align with your normal behavior.
  • Impact on Daily Life: If the pain interferes with your daily activities, sleep, or mental health.
  • Unexplained Symptoms: When pain occurs without an obvious cause or persists long after an injury has healed.
  • Inadequate Relief: If current treatment strategies fail to provide adequate relief.
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How Ketamine works

Ketamine, an innovative treatment for neuropathic pain, offers a unique mechanism of action that sets it apart from traditional pain management therapies. By targeting NMDA receptors in the brain and spinal cord, ketamine disrupts pain signaling pathways, providing rapid and effective relief from chronic nerve pain. This action not only reduces the perception of pain but also addresses the underlying nerve dysfunction contributing to neuropathic pain. Ketamine's ability to modulate the central nervous system can result in significant improvements in pain symptoms, enhancing patients' quality of life.

Our approach at Atlas Ketamine

At Atlas Ketamine Clinic, we are at the forefront of innovative treatments, specializing in ketamine infusion therapy. Our foundation is built on the extensive experience of our medical professionals in the healthcare sector, ensuring we offer personalized, high-quality, and compassionate care tailored to the unique needs of each patient.

Our skilled team, including expert doctors and nurse practitioners, is dedicated to administering this promising therapy to individuals struggling with treatment-resistant anxiety, focusing on achieving optimal health improvements and wellness.

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Benefits of Ketamine Therapy

Explore the key benefits of Ketamine Therapy for Neuropathic Pain: rapid symptom relief, long-term improvements, effectiveness in treatment-resistant cases, and minimal side effects. Discover how this innovative therapy can transform your approach to managing chronic nerve pain.

Rapid Relief

Ketamine offers swift reduction of neuropathic pain symptoms, providing noticeable relief faster than many traditional pain management options.

Long-Term Benefits

Promotes neuroplasticity, potentially leading to sustained improvements in pain management and a significant reduction in chronic pain symptoms over time.

Treatment Resistant

Ideal for patients whose neuropathic pain has not responded to conventional treatments, offering a new pathway to pain relief and improved quality of life.

Minimal Side Effects

When administered under professional guidance, ketamine therapy has a favorable safety profile, with manageable and temporary side effects.

Our Physicians

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Dr. Sean Ormond

Dr. Sean Ormond, a double board-certified physician, specializes in Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Management. He completed his anesthesia residency at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio, where he served as Chief Resident. Following this, Dr. Ormond pursued an interventional pain management fellowship at Rush University in Chicago, IL. He has been practicing in Phoenix, Arizona, for several years and recently established his own medical practice. 

Jung Baccam

Jung Baccam, a board-certified family nurse practitioner, brings over 13 years of acute care experience as a registered nurse. Her diverse roles and leadership positions have shaped her commitment to equity and a holistic approach to healthcare. Jung’s practice emphasizes dignified and empowering care, ensuring a multifaceted approach to functional pain medicine. 🌟

Patient Testimonials

These People Gave us a Shot:
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Listened To Me

The staff is very friendly and Dr Ormond is great he's the first Dr that actually listens to me.
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Kind, Caring, and Amazing!

This doctor is so kind, caring, and understanding. The office staff is amazing. Everyone is so sweet! I appreciate these people more than they could ever know.
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Enjoyed everything about this practice, the girls up front are on top of it, and the Dr. Is absolutely amazing! Professional and on time.

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Doctor Explained the Process!

Friendly people, and the doctor listened and took the time to explain how he wanted to proceed.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ketamine Treatment for Neuropathic Pain?

Ketamine treatment involves administering low doses of ketamine to effectively manage and alleviate neuropathic pain, offering an innovative solution for chronic pain relief.

How Does Ketamine Provide Relief from Neuropathic Pain?

Ketamine targets NMDA receptors in the brain and spinal cord, disrupting pain signaling pathways and providing rapid relief from chronic nerve pain.

Is Ketamine Therapy Safe for Neuropathic Pain Patients?

Yes, when administered under professional supervision, ketamine therapy is safe for neuropathic pain patients, with a manageable side effect profile.

Who Can Benefit from Ketamine Treatment for Neuropathic Pain?

Individuals with chronic neuropathic pain, especially those who have not found relief through traditional pain management methods, can benefit from ketamine treatment.

What Makes Ketamine Different from Other Pain Management Treatments?

Unlike traditional pain medications, ketamine offers rapid relief and has the potential for long-term benefits by modulating the central nervous system.

How Quickly Can Patients Expect Relief from Ketamine Therapy?

Patients often experience significant relief from neuropathic pain symptoms within hours to days after starting ketamine therapy.

Are There Any Side Effects of Ketamine Treatment for Pain?

Common side effects include temporary dissociation, nausea, and elevated blood pressure, but these are generally short-lived and manageable.

How Many Ketamine Sessions Are Needed for Neuropathic Pain?

The number of sessions varies, but a typical course involves several treatments over a few weeks, tailored to the individual's response.

Can Ketamine Therapy Cure Neuropathic Pain?

While ketamine therapy may not cure neuropathic pain, it can significantly reduce symptoms and improve quality of life for chronic pain sufferers.

Where Can I Receive Ketamine Treatment for Neuropathic Pain?

Specialized clinics and some hospitals offer ketamine treatment for neuropathic pain, focusing on safe and effective administration under medical supervision.
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