Neuropathic Pain Treatment
Ketamine Infusions for Neuropathic Pain Treatment in Houston, TX
“Neuropathic pain tends to get worse over time. About 1 in 3 Americans experience chronic pain. Of those, 1 in 5 experience neuropathic pain. A 2014 study estimated that as many as 10 percent of Americans experience some form of neuropathic pain.”.
What Is Neuropathic Pain?
Neuropathic pain is brought on by harm or injury to the nerves that transmit information in between the brain and spine from the skin, muscle groups and various other parts of the body. The pain is usually described as a burning feeling and impacted regions are frequently delicate to the touch.
What Causes Neuropathic Pain?
Neuropathic pain appears to have no obvious cause, but some conditions that are thought to contribute to NP include:
- HIV or AIDS
- Multiple sclerosis
- Nerve or spinal cord compression
- Thyroid problems
- Vitamin B deficiency
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Facial nerve problems
- Arthritis in the spine
What Are The Symptoms Of Neuropathic Pain?
- Shooting, burning, or stabbing pain
- Tingling pain
- Numbness or “pins and needles” feeling
- Spontaneous pain
- Evoked pain, is pain caused by things that usually don’t trigger pain
- Chronic sense of feeling unpleasant or abnormal
- Difficulty sleeping
- Emotional problems that arise as a result of chronic pain and loss of sleep
How Do You Treat Neuropathic Pain?
The first step to treating neuropathic pain is identifying what underlying conditions could be responsible. From there, your healthcare provider will work with you to find ways to relieve the pain and improve your quality of life. There is a myriad of ways to treat the symptoms of neuropathic pain but ketamine infusions are one of the most effective at rapidly relieving symptoms.
Ketamine, when infused into the bloodstream at a low dose, is a quick source of symptom relief.
With traditional neuropathic pain treatments, it can sometimes take weeks or even months before symptom relief is experienced. Ketamine is an inspiring neuropathic pain treatment option because in some cases it can provide relief from symptoms within days or even hours.
If you or a loved one is dealing with neuropathic pain symptoms and would like to learn more about how ketamine can help you, contact KureIV today and schedule your free consultation.
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