Ketamine Therapy

Ketamine Therapy in Syracuse UT

We now offer Ketamine therapy for depression, bipolar disorder and PTSD

We have recently partnered with Dr. Darin Stettler who will be offering Ketamine Injection Therapy on Wednesdays here at Elevated Health in Syracuse! Dr. Darrin Stettler is a Board Certified Anesthesiology Specialist who graduated with honors from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004 and has been practicing Anesthesiology for over 13 years.


What is Ketamine?

Ketamine is one of the most widely used drugs in modern medicine. Ketamine is FDA approved as an anesthetic and has a variety of medical uses and a safe track record in surgical settings, pediatric surgery, and veterinary medicine. Just like many other essential medicines such as morphine or valium, it is a controlled substance and can be abused recreationally.


How does Ketamine injections work in Syracuse?

Ketamine is completely different from traditional anti-depressant treatments such as SSRIs or MOAI inhibitors. Ketamine injections are administered through an IV. You will be in the office of Elevated Health in Syracuse for 1-1.5 hours depending on your treatment. You will be required to have transportation home after your therapy. Privacy will be respected as you will be in your own treatment room comfortably reclined and able to relax for the entire session. The effect of a ketamine injection is comparable to if you have ever received gas for a dental procedure. During the treatment you may experience what is called a “dissociative effect.” Many patients describe the experience with words like “relaxing” or “floating.” Ketamine therapy must be administered in a very precise way in order to achieve the antidepressant effect. Using an IV drip ensures that the ketamine goes directly into the bloodstream and to your brain without first being metabolized by your body. The IV drip rate will be set precisely and adjusted throughout the procedure so that the optimal rate can be maintained. Your initial dose will be based on your weight, and the Doctor in Syrcause may adjust it in later treatments to improve your results.

When the Ketamine is administered in this very accurate way, it can activate a sequence of events in the brain, which ultimately results in the re-growth of neurons that previously have died off. Ketamine can cause these neurons to rapidly re-grow within hours, and relieve depression symptoms.


Are Ketamine injections safe? 

Ketamine is an anesthetic capable of sedating patients during major surgery you can seriously injure yourself while under its influence if you are not in a controlled medical setting. Ketamine is the only anesthetic that does not suppress the body’s cardiovascular and respiratory systems. If administered in a controlled medical setting by a properly trained physician at Elevated Health using established methods, it is very safe.

Ketamine does have the potential to elevate a patient’s heart rate and blood pressure, so the patient’s vitals must be monitored during the treatment.


How much does Ketamine therapy cost?

Every patient is different and will need to consult with the Doctor to see what your specific treatment will be. The average treatment plan is 2 X a week for 4 weeks and 1 X a month after that. Each session is $349. We offer Clear Gage financing and accept Flex spending from insurance plans. Please call us at Elevated Health in Syracuse at 801-774-7541 for a consult.

OFFICE HOURS


Monday
9:00am - 6:00pm


Tuesday
9:00am - 6:00pm


Wednesday
9:00am - 6:00pm


Thursday
9:00am - 6:00pm


Friday
Closed


Saturday
Closed

Elevated Health
1013 West 2700 S Suite B
Syracuse, UT 84075
(801) 774-7541