What is a Ketamine Infusion?

What is a Ketamine Infusion? - MKW Institute in Minnesota

A ketamine infusion is a medical procedure that involves the administration of ketamine, a powerful anesthetic and analgesic medication, through a controlled intravenous (IV) drip. It is commonly used for the management of chronic pain, treatment-resistant depression, and various other psychiatric and neurological disorders.

A Brief History of Ketamine

A Brief History of Ketamine by Minnesota Ketamine & Wellness Institute in Minneapolis

For hundreds of years, medical practitioners have tried faithfully to soothe their patients’ ills, whether they were physical or psychological. Different compounds have been used not only as anesthesia before surgery but to calm a restless mind. In the mid-twentieth century, researchers came upon a medicine that served both purposes – ketamine.