Acute Headache Treatment with IV Infusions - Wilmington, Delaware

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At our state-of-the-art clinic, we specialize in providing advanced IV infusion treatments for acute headache relief. Our Wilmington, Delaware team is dedicated to offering effective and personalized care to alleviate your severe headache symptoms.

What is IV headache treatment?

IV (intravenous) headache treatment involves administering medications and nutrients directly into the bloodstream through a vein. This method can provide rapid relief from headache symptoms by ensuring efficient absorption of the treatment. Our clinic specializes in a variety of highly effective treatments for both acute and chronic headaches.

Customized IV Cocktails

Depending on your specific headache type and symptoms, we can create a customized IV cocktail. This may include a mix of vitamins, antioxidants, and medications tailored to your needs.

Advantages of IV Treatment for Acute Headaches

  • Targeted Treatment: We tailor our IV therapies to target specific types of headaches, ensuring that you receive the most effective treatment for your condition

  • Fast Symptom Relief: IV infusions can provide immediate relief from pain, nausea, and dehydration, common symptoms associated with severe headaches.

  • Preventative Care: Regular IV therapy sessions can help in reducing the frequency and severity of headache attacks, serving as a part of a comprehensive headache management plan.

The Benefits of Ketamine in Treating Acute Headaches

Therapeutic Infusions specializes in the targeted use of Ketamine, a medication known for its pain-relieving and anesthetic properties, has emerged as a promising option in the treatment of acute headaches, especially for individuals who have not found relief through traditional methods. Here’s why Ketamine can be an effective choice:

Rapid Pain Relief
One of the most significant advantages of Ketamine is its ability to provide quick relief from pain. Unlike some other treatments that may take time to become effective, Ketamine can offer relief often within hours of administration.

Effective for Resistant Headaches
Ketamine has been found to be particularly beneficial for those suffering from headaches that have not responded well to other treatments. This includes certain chronic migraines and cluster headaches, which are often resistant to conventional therapies.

Mechanism of Action
Ketamine works differently from traditional headache medications. It acts on the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors in the brain. This action can help reset pain pathways, reducing the intensity and frequency of headache episodes.

Low-Dose Administration
In the treatment of headaches, Ketamine is used in much lower doses than when used for anesthesia. These lower doses minimize the risk of side effects while still providing effective pain relief.

Reduction in Associated Symptoms
Apart from alleviating headache pain, Ketamine can also help reduce related symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound, providing a more comprehensive approach to symptom management.

Potential Long-Term Benefits
Some studies have suggested that Ketamine may have long-term benefits in headache management. Regular treatments might lead to a decrease in the frequency and severity of headache episodes over time.

Alternative for Those Who Cannot Take Traditional Medications
For patients who cannot take certain medications due to allergies, side effects, or contraindications, Ketamine offers an alternative that is often well-tolerated.

Acute Headache Treatment Offerings

Acute Headache Treatment Program with Rapid Clinic Appointment:

Call our clinic if your headache is severe enough that you need to go to the ER but do not want to endure the wait, noise, or ambiance. We can schedule you to be treated urgently in a quiet, peaceful setting.  There is no need to suffer for days or weeks for a clinic appointment.

After hours, please call, and if we are available, we would be happy to meet you at the office.  Our building has a commercial-grade security system and a 24-hour guard.

  • I.V. Toradol
  • I.V. Compazine
  • I.V. Dexamethasone
  • Blocks of the Occipital Protuberance, Lesser and Greater Occipital Nerve,
    Mastoid process, and Auriculotemporal nerve depending on symptoms
  • I.V. Fluids
  • I.V. or Orally dissolving Zofran as needed
  • I.V. Ketamine plus Magnesium (optional add-on)                                                               +$325
  • Optional NAD+                                                                                         +$100 per treatment
  • Additional acute headache medicine is administered and available here
    as the American Headache Society recommends.

Post-Traumatic Headache Treatment:

  • Includes all of the treatments above plus NAD+ brain restoration infusion therapy
  • Maintenance Infusions are $550 (includes NAD+)

Botulinum Toxin Treatment For Migraines:

Botulinum toxin has emerged as a promising treatment option for chronic migraines. While traditionally used for cosmetic purposes, its ability to relax muscles has shown effectiveness in reducing both the frequency and severity of migraine headaches. In clinical trials, onabotulinumtoxin A, a specific type of botulinum toxin, has been found to reduce migraine days by an average of 1.9 per month, offering significant relief to sufferers.

This therapeutic effect is thought to be related to the toxin's ability to block the release of pain-signaling chemicals, including calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), which plays a crucial role in migraine development. By inhibiting this pathway, botulinum toxin can prevent the activation of pain pathways in the brain and nervous system, leading to fewer and less intense migraines. While further research is needed to fully understand the long-term implications of botulinum toxin for migraine treatment, its current effectiveness has established it as a valuable tool in the fight against this debilitating condition.

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The Therapy Process

Acute Headache Infusions at Therapeutic Infusions are administered intravenously, ensuring maximum absorption and efficacy. Patients undergo a thorough initial assessment to tailor the treatment to their specific needs. During therapy, patients relax in a comfortable setting while their custom infusion cocktail is delivered directly into the bloodstream. Each session lasts approximately 1 to 2 hours, and the number of sessions varies based on individual health goals and conditions. Our team provides constant monitoring and support throughout the treatment, ensuring a comfortable and effective experience

Visit Us in Wilmington, Delaware

Our clinic is conveniently located in Wilmington, Delaware. Our team is committed to providing you with compassionate care in a comfortable setting. We understand the debilitating impact headaches can have on your life, and we are here to help.

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Safety first!

Full Crash Cart

We prioritize the safety and comfort of our Infusion patients, offering a full "crash-cart" on-site. This ensures immediate response to any medical needs, enhancing the treatment experience with an added layer of security and care.

Medical Grade Recliners

Our Acute Headache IV Treatment patients can experience unparalleled comfort with our medical-grade recliners. These recliners are designed to provide optimal support and relaxation, ensuring a serene and comfortable environment during treatment sessions.

Medical doctor in house

Our Acute Headache IV Treatments are administered with a fully trained and licensed medical doctor on-site. This guarantees immediate, expert medical attention in the rare event of an emergency, providing patients with an extra layer of security and peace of mind.

Private & secure

We understand that privacy during infusion treatments is very important that is why we offer treatments in a private room for all of our patients.


Changing lives and improving health


Jeanne-Marie Raziano, DMin, DDiv
Educated at Columbia, Penn and post-grad certifications from Harvard, Stanford & Rutgers.
Jeanne-Marie Raziano, DMin, DDiv
Jeanne-Marie Raziano, DMin, DDiv
Educated at Columbia, Penn and post-grad certifications from Harvard, Stanford & Rutgers. She has obtained her doctorate in ministry science as well as degrees in laboratory science, biology, and psychology. Jeanne-Marie has studied in molecular neuropharmacology, psychedelic therapy. She strives to bridge the gap between science and spirituality to help patients live healthier, more balanced lives. A life-long student of science, psychology, and spirituality to provide the best care possible. Jeanne-Marie is dedicated to creating a space of understanding and support for those dealing with crisis, trauma, and mental health issues. Offering counseling services and hosting support groups for LGBTQIA+ and survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
Joseph Raziano, MD
Medical Director
Dr. Raziano is a physician specializing in Emergency Medicine with an M.D. from Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Raziano is a critical care emergency physician. 
Joseph Raziano, MD
Joseph Raziano, MD
Dr. Raziano is a physician specializing in Emergency Medicine with an M.D. from Tulane University School of Medicine and a B.S. in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Miami. He completed his residency at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Raziano is a board-certified and licensed physician in 8 states with more than 25 years of experience. He is helping people achieve their optimal health and well-being through cognitive and physical transformation. He is certified in Ketamine Therapy and IV Nutritional Therapy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How effective is IV treatment for headaches?
Effectiveness can vary depending on the type of headache and individual response. Many patients experience quick relief of symptoms, including pain reduction and alleviation of associated symptoms like nausea and sensitivity to light.
What does an IV headache treatment contain?
The composition of an IV treatment can include a range of substances, such as pain relievers, anti-inflammatory medications, magnesium, vitamins, and fluids for hydration. The specific ingredients are tailored to the patient’s needs.
Is IV treatment for headaches safe?
When administered by qualified healthcare professionals, IV treatment is generally safe. However, as with any medical treatment, there are potential risks and side effects, which should be discussed with a healthcare provider.
How long does an IV headache treatment session last?
A typical IV treatment session for headaches can last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the specific protocol and individual patient factors.
How quickly can I expect relief after IV treatment?
Many patients report feeling relief during or shortly after the treatment session. The speed of relief can depend on the severity of the headache and the specific treatment used.
8. Can IV treatment prevent future headaches?
While IV treatment can provide immediate relief, it can also be part of a preventative strategy, especially for chronic headache conditions like migraines. Regular IV therapy sessions may help reduce the frequency and severity of headaches.
Are there any side effects of IV headache treatments?
Common side effects can include bruising or soreness at the injection site. More serious side effects are rare but can include allergic reactions or infection. Always discuss potential risks with your healthcare provider.
Who should not receive IV treatment for headaches?
Individuals with certain medical conditions, such as kidney disease, heart conditions, or those who are pregnant or breastfeeding, should consult their doctor before receiving IV treatment.
How do I know if IV treatment is right for my headaches?
Consultation with a healthcare provider is essential. They can evaluate your headache history and overall health to determine if IV therapy is an appropriate treatment option for you.
How can I schedule an IV treatment session for my headache?
Contact our clinic directly to schedule an appointment. Our staff will guide you through the process and help you choose the most suitable treatment option.
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