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Allison Wells, MD -  - Ketamine Infusion Therapy

Lone Star Infusion

Allison Wells, MD

Ketamine Infusion Therapy located in Houston, TX

Mood disorders, chronic pelvic pain, and other pain conditions can degrade your ability to perform in your normal daily activities. At Lone Star Infusion in Houston, our team uses ketamine infusion therapy to treat a wide range of mood disorders and pain conditions, especially when other treatment options have failed. Call or book an appointment online today to find out more.

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What is ketamine infusion therapy?

Ketamine infusion therapy is a safe series of medication treatments used to rapidly and effectively address a number of conditions. It is effective because it works with your nerves by interfering with nerve receptors to block pain signals, allowing those receptors a chance to reset.

Our Anesthesiologist/Anesthetist team uses ketamine infusion therapy to treat several mood disorders and chronic pain.

What are mood disorders?

Mood disorders are psychological disorders that affect the way you act and what you think. If you have mood disorder, you will experience serious, repeated changes in mood. Mood disorders may increase your risk of suicide, and there are numerous types with varying symptoms.

Our Anesthesiologist/Anesthetist team uses ketamine infusion therapy to treat mental health disorders, including:

  • Depression
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Our Anesthesiologist/Anesthetist team also uses ketamine IV in reducing social and depression symptoms associated with autism.

What chronic pain is ketamine IV infusion therapy effective for?

An Anesthesiologist/Anesthetist uses ketamine IV infusion therapy to effectively reduce chronic pain including:

  • Neuropathic pain such as neuralgia and CRPS/RSD
  • Cancer pain syndromes
  • Phantom limb pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Central pain syndromes related to stroke or trauma
  • Chronic migraine headaches
  • Lyme pain
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Multiple sclerosis pain

The Anesthesiologist/Anesthetist also uses ketamine IV infusion therapy to manage hearing loss and spinal cord injury pain.

What should I expect from ketamine IV Infusion therapy?

An Anesthesiologist/Anesthetist takes your medical history and provides a comprehensive exam to determine if ketamine IV infusion therapy will reduce your pain or mood disorders. They then draw up an effective treatment plan tailored specially for you.

Depending on the severity of your condition and other medications you are on, they may offer one to six sessions of either high- or low-dose of the ketamine IV infusion.

Based on the plan the Anesthesiologist/Anesthetist draws up for you, you’ll either relax for an hour or four hours per session while having the IV, and spend 20 minutes to two hours recovering afterwards.

Our team works hard to ensure you experience no more than minimal discomfort and side effects through the use of best practice standards.

If you want to learn more about ketamine IV infusion therapy and how it will reduce the symptoms of your mood disorder or your chronic pain, call or book an appointment online.