Category: About pain

Lidocaine infusion

Lidocaine is a commonly used local anesthetic in medicine & dentistry. When infused directly into the blood, it can temporarily reduce all painsignals in the body. Pain physicians leverage this effect to reset chronic pain circuit. Benefits Lidocaine binds to voltage-gated sodium channels in the brain & nerves. By profoundly reducing pain signal, lidocaine infusion…

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Ketamine infusion for chronic pain

Ketamine is one of the oldest medications around. It has potent psychoactive effects including hallucination and sedation. Because of the sedative effects, ketamine is widely used as an anesthetic. Psychiatrists also use ketamine to treat severe depression that has not responded to other treatments. In the field of Pain Medicine, ketamine can be used to…

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