July 29, 2022

Ketamine-Based Treatment for Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety disorders are two of the most common mental health conditions in the United States. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 16.1 million adults aged 18 or older in the U.S. had at least one major depressive episode in 2014. And according to a report by Forbes, anxiety disorders affect more than 40 million American adults. Unfortunately, many people with depression and anxiety don’t seek treatment, either because they don’t know that help is […]
May 25, 2022

Depression in Pregnancy: Treating Depression Post Pregnancy With Spravato

Depression during pregnancy is a genuine and serious issue. It can have negative consequences for both the mother and the baby. In some cases, depression may continue after pregnancy. Recent research has shown that spravato may be an effective treatment for depression after pregnancy. Spravato is a nasal spray that contains the active ingredient esketamine. Esketamine is an effective treatment for depression, especially when other treatments have failed. Spravato is usually used in conjunction with antidepressant medication. How long does […]
April 6, 2022

Ketamine treatments can even help with pain

Depression and chronic pain are two of the most common and debilitating conditions globally. Ketamine infusion therapy has been shown to be an effective treatment for both conditions, offering relief to millions of people who suffer from them daily. We have had great success in helping our patients overcome their depression and pain, and we hope you will consider giving us a try! Our treatments are administered twice a week, for 2 hours each time. Ketamine is a promising treatment […]
June 8, 2021

Club Drugs – Life Saving Medicine?

Special K, Ecstasy, Molly and magic mushrooms are known to most as club drugs, but could these psychedelics be mainstream medicine one day? A growing body of research suggests this may be the case.  As a physician who worked in a busy emergency department for more than a decade, I can tell you, our mental health crisis needs an overhaul. This is not exactly news to most, as mental health problems have grown to epidemic proportions in our country. Our […]
May 6, 2021

Introducing Lower Pricing to Make Treatment More Affordable

Ketamine can be a game-changer for patients suffering from depression and other mood disorders. Many people struggle for years, bouncing from one pharmaceutical medication to another, only to find temporary relief. Ketamine is different. The age-old anesthetic, which has been used for more than 60 years in hospitals, restores connections in the brain to target the root cause of depression. It is allowing patients with depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD and pain disorders to return to a life they love. Now, […]
March 22, 2020

Isolation Puts Those with Depression at Risk

Dr. Khare Urges Patients to Stick with Treatment; Offers Tips for Caregivers and Friends  COVID-19 has the entire country on edge, as the lack of normalcy is an adjustment for everyone. A jolt to your routine can cause an enormous amount of stress and worry. Many people are experiencing severe depression and anxiety due to isolation and worries about the future. That’s why I’m sending this plea to everyone — Take care of your mental health during this uncertain time. Get […]
March 16, 2020

The Innovative Ketamine Team is Here for you During the COVID-19 Health Crisis

Innovative Ketamine remains open and is here to care for our patients during the COVID-19 epidemic. It is safe to come for treatment and important that you keep up with your treatment plan in order to maintain good mental health. Following are the measures we are taking to keep our patients and their families healthy and safe: Maintaining an even more frequent cleaning schedule Providing hand sanitizer at our entrance and throughout our office Bringing patients directly to an infusion […]
March 2, 2020

We Welcome Dr. Grace Ortman

Innovative Ketamine is pleased to welcome Dr. Grace Ortman to our staff. Dr. Ortman joined us in late February, following a move from Kansas City, MO, where she completed her medical residency. While Dr. Ortman will miss her favorite BBQ joints in Kansas City, she is excited to explore the culinary delights of Chicago. Dr. Ortman is committed to making a positive and lasting impact on the treatment of mental health disorders. She is excited to bring her personalized approach […]
February 27, 2020

Ketamine: A Patient’s Perspective

Check out this incredible patient perspective on ketamine written by one of our patients. Dan has been vocal about his success with ketamine in an effort to educate others. His words are powerful and his piece in Medium is absolutely worth a read, particularly if you’ve ever considered ketamine as solution: The last Friday of every month, I rise early and join the morning commuters on the train headed downtown. As I look at the passengers around me, I feel like […]