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... We have done 31 deep ketamine coma patients. At least five were older than 40. The oldest was 54. ... (9 replies)
... The American Pain Foundation had this CNN video link in their latest e-newsletter. I got approval from the board moderator to post it here as a reference for anyone wanting more information on "coma therapy" (ketamine infusion). The video shows a successful "coma therapy" with a teenage girl suffering from full-body RSD. If you don't want to watch the video, the link also... (9 replies)
... After six years with RSD, the doctor is recommending ketamine infusion therapy, also called "coma therapy". I am wondering if any one has undergone this therapy and, if so, would you be willing to share your personal experiences? ... (5 replies)

... My pain management doctor has been using low dose outpatient ketamine infusions on me with good results. ... (22 replies)
... My pain doc told me about a Dr. Robert Schwartzman from Philadelphia. He's been studying the effects of ketamine treatments, including induced comas, in patients with RSD in Germany and Mexico, (and I believe also in the US most recently), and their results suggest that the coma therapy may provide long-term and perhaps even permanent relief in as many as half of the most... (3 replies)
... Claire, I believe the woman you're referring to is Kate. She gets the ketamine treatments, but the ones she gets is called the "awake" therapy. She is not put into a coma. That whole idea really scares me, but what do I know? ... (5 replies)
... All of you looking for a way to rid your body of this monster that has invaded or bodies and minds, you must watch this video. The FDA has not approved Ketamine infusions for the US., but they are having remarkable results in Mexico and Germany. They put you in a coma for 5 days, with ketamine infusions. ... (9 replies)
... I think it's great that this girl is doing well, but the coma thing scares me to death. From what I understand, Dr. ... (9 replies)
... Is this Ketamine the therapy that puts you in a coma? ... (12 replies)
... and both are not FDA approved and thus insurance will not cover either therapy that cost tens of thousands of dollars. i guess we just have to wait out the years until it is an option for us to even try. ... (42 replies)
... Have you looked into the hyperbaric oxygen therapy? I am trying to raise money for that right now. (22 replies)
... The Ketamine treatment that places you into a coma is done over in Europe and I would be nervous because of the side effect factor. ... (12 replies)
Rsd help needed
Mar 24, 2016
... 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)
... ng person said the Dr. and hosp. will need a pre approval and wc does not pre approve anything. They get a bill and then decide if they want it is reasonable. Is ketamine an approved treatment for RSD or is it considered experimental? ... (65 replies)
... alot of my info from some articles written and posted at RSD Hope. Some of the articles go back a couple of months so check this site out. Also, I checked under Ketamine treatments and found articles there. ... (12 replies)
... Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Lidocaine infusions and if you can find a doc who does it...ketamine infusions not to be confused with the ketamine coma which is not done in the US. There were 2 places Germany and Mexico but now only Mexico is doing it. You have to be really bad off to even qualify to get there. ... (2 replies)
... and ketamine infusion.. ... (18 replies)
... ere are plenty of medical trials that show to be extremely promising, and i expect within the next 5 years this method of treatment will be thrown away thanks to ketamine coma induction, lidocaine infusion, and advances in hyperbaric oxygen treatment technology. ... (10 replies)
Where's your CRPS?
Aug 27, 2010
... horrible burning, deep aching and yet i didnt want to believe it. I have had blocks, SCS trial, meds was recommended ketamine coma. So mine spread same side 1st then mirrored. Unfortunately, CRPS has a mind of its own. I know people that have had it for few years and it hasnt spread. ... (8 replies)
Pain Levels
Oct 8, 2008
... HBOT is hyperbaric oxygen therapy or treatment depending once again on who you are talking too... ... (25 replies)

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