Ketamine Therapy: A
Powerful Alternative For
Pain & Depression In
It’s an approach that has the medical community buzzing. The
practice has actually been using ketamine for conscious
sedation for some time.
Given its extremely promising results
for treating pain and depression, you
are now offered a powerful
alternative that may just be the
answer you've been looking for.
It is now widely reported that rates of depression in the US are increasing,
and the social isolation imposed during the pandemic only served to
exacerbate the issue for many of us.
Following in-depth research and formal
training, Interventional Orthopedics of
Washington has launched ketamine
therapy as a safe approach to this
So, what is ketamine? Is it safe? Ketamine is approved by the
FDA as a general anesthetic, owing to its sedative and pain
However, as studies conducted by
the Mayo Clinic have shown, low
dose Ketamine therapy can also have
a rapid-acting antidepressant
properties as well as providing pain
Indeed, Interventional Orthopedics of Washington states that pain and depression can
be interlinked, with one often contributing to the other. If you’re in pain, you will feel
down. If you feel down, your pain often feels much worse.
Given its ability to address both
factors, the clinic’s recent
introduction of ketamine therapy is
expected to greatly improve your
quality of life.
So, who is it for? If you suffer from chronic pain and/or mental
health concerns that are resistant to other forms of treatment, then
ketamine therapy may be the ideal solution.
Disorders that the program can
assist with include depression,
anxiety, PTSD, and migraine
Led by Dr. Otono Silva, MD, Interventional Orthopedics of Washington uses
evidence-based approaches to help treat pain while reducing the use of anti-
inflammatory medications, opiate medicines, and cortisone injections.
therapy so you can learn more.