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How does ketamine treatment for crps -rsd work?

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Dr. David Teicheira
Pain Management 37 years experience
By blocking NMDA.: Ketamine works as an nmda blocker and is rarely used as an anesthetic agent. Ketamine can half very significant, and unpleasant, side effects, and can only be used under very close supervision by experts in using this medication.
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Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Hail Mary??? NO!: In the 50s travell, md a pain pioneer concluded that chronic tissue pain was caused by numerous trigger points in muscle fibers causing the muscles to contract compressing nerves, vessels and alter the flow of lymphatics. Rds develops from this myofascial dz. Early therapy is the key with myofascial release therapy with massage, tissue therapy, trigger pt injs w Lidocaine and acupuncture.
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Last updated Jun 26, 2014
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