... Bottom line is that today I'm full body with CRPS and have known since 2010 that the only treatment that might help me is Ketamine infusion which can be hard to get insurance to pay for. ... (4 replies)
... I came to be very familiar with the process of Ketamine use. It is a heavily used "club drug" in Canada and a horse tranquilizer here in the States. ... (14 replies)
... I have seen some information on the coma treatment but it isnt approved in the us yet have to go to germany or mexico. thats what i have found so far. ... (22 replies)
... I would be really curious to find this. Have you had any luck with the lead. There are plenty of docs who do IV Ketamine (not the coma), but all the one's in CA are in Southern California, which is not at all convenient for me... Pester the lead? Or anyone else have any info about a doc in Sacramento area that treats using Ketamine...
Thanks. And love to you all. You... (14 replies)
... area that treats RSD with Ketamine. I had a lead, but have not been able to get a hold of them. does anyone know who in the Sacramento area uses Ketamine comas as a treatment? ... (14 replies)
... Disappointed. Last i wrote i was put on methadone with decent results. Then I saw one of the well known RSD Drs. and he said best treatment for me with generalized CRPS would be ketamine coma. Treatment i said.. .Coma. I dont think so. ... (35 replies)
... My pain management doctor has been using low dose outpatient ketamine infusions on me with good results. ... (22 replies)
... We would probably consider the Ketamine Coma if we had a way of paying for it. I wonder why Dr. Schwartzman didn't suggest lidocaine. ... (5 replies)
... hi. i'm wondering if you had the 5 day out-patient treatment, or if you had the coma? (22 replies)
... i had the kedermine treatment in ny at beth iseral hosp (22 replies)
... Germany do them so...is it that those 2 countries do the coma Ketamine? ... (22 replies)
... Thanks. I posted this without noticing first the other threads of same nature. Are you the one who called it a "K-hole"? And does the question mark there to be placed before the quotaton mark? (8 replies)
... The ketamine coma is now only being done in Mexcio as it's not "legal" here in the US. At one point it was Germany and Mexico. ... (8 replies)
... Hey Michelle,
Thanks for thinking about us. We have had a few frustrations today. Last month pain doc suggested a SCS for the leg...hubby had one for hand and it only worked for 3 months. Doc called today and said SCS was denied by workers comp. WC said it is not injury related. Original injury was lacerated and fractured fingertip.
Our attorney said all we can do is file... (22 replies)
... I was just reading your Post.. Sorry a little late.. I am not up on things these days. with working etc.. Anyway.. I have all the lit. on Ketamine from Dr S.. If you remember I was thinking about getting it the last time I was saw him.. So he sent it home with me.. ... (22 replies)
... I will let you know. I have been working on a fund raising letter for three weeks and it is ready to go out this week. If I get the funds I hope to start HBOT by the middle of February.
I only pray that the people I send the letter to will help me!? (22 replies)
... My huband has RSD. He has done blocks, meds, epidurals, stimulator, etc. Dr. Schwartzman recommended ketamine but insurance will never pay for it. We are trying toget the money for HBOT. ... (22 replies)
... The coma done in Germany, you have to go through Dr. Schwarzman. To the one in Mexico, you go through Dr. Kirkpatrick in Florida. ... (22 replies)
... Yes ketamine is also known as 'special K', not many know ketamine is a drug used primarily for animals as an anesthetic. You're correct the coma's are only done in Germany and Mexico. You go through Dr. S for Germany and Dr. ... (65 replies)
... but it depends on how many treatments you need to have and how long each treatment session needs to last. Of course, insurance won't pay for these for RSD patients either. ... (3 replies)