Evidence that ketamine is efficacious for CRPS continues to grow

Evidence that ketamine is efficacious for CRPS continues to grow

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is an extremely painful neuropathic pain condition that is notoriously hard to treat. At present, there are no FDA-approved medications that are indicated for treating CRPS. However, there are numerous medications that are...
How to Avoid Ticks and Lyme Disease

How to Avoid Ticks and Lyme Disease

Ticks have arguably the most dangerous bite to humans of any species. Our warming climate will only make things worse as ticks become able to breed all year long, and it is now not uncommon to find ticks on dogs in the winter months. Walkers and climbers are at...
Ketamine: Reinventing Chronic Pain Management

Ketamine: Reinventing Chronic Pain Management

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Ketamine: Reinventing Chronic Pain Management Author: Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP For patients who respond poorly or incompletely to opioids, ketamine may be the answer. In the middle of the past century, phencyclidine...
IV Ketamine Rapidly Effective in PTSD

IV Ketamine Rapidly Effective in PTSD

IV Ketamine has shown to be rapidly effective in treating PTSD in a recent study conducted by Emory University. In the first day after treatment, mean scores on the Impact of Event Scale-Revised (IES-R) fell to 14 from 46 at baseline following the IV ketamine...
Three Things You Need to Know About CRPS

Three Things You Need to Know About CRPS

One of Americans’ most common medical complaints is chronic pain. According to Institute of Medicine of The National Academies, over 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Furthermore, it is one of the most common causes of disability in America —...