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Waismann Treatment™ - Revolutionizing Opiate Detoxification with Personalized Care and Expertise

Conquer Opiate Addiction with the Waismann Treatment: Reclaim Your Life, Redefine Recovery

Struggling with opiate addiction? You’re not alone. But within the darkness, the Waismann Treatment shines as a beacon of hope, illuminating a path to sustainable recovery and a brighter future.

For over 25 years, the Waismann Treatment has been the gold standard in individualized opiate rehabilitation. Led by the world-renowned Michael Lowenstein, M.D., our approach goes beyond symptom management – it rewrites the narrative of your life.


Why Choose the Waismann Treatment?

  • Unparalleled Individualization: No cookie-cutter plans here. We craft a treatment program exclusively for you, considering your unique needs, health history, and personal goals.
  • Highest Proven Success Rates: Witness the power of personalized care backed by unparalleled results. We empower you to break free from opiate dependence and build a lasting recovery.
  • Medical Excellence Meets Compassionate Care: Feel every step of the journey supported by our dedicated team of addiction specialists and medical professionals. Your safety and well-being are our top priorities.
Your Journey Begins with a Personalized Consultation:

Taking the first step is simple. Contact our Admissions Team and let them guide you through the initial stages. Whether by phone or email, this crucial interaction allows Dr. Lowenstein to understand your story and tailor a treatment plan specifically for you.


Embrace Individualized Care, Embrace Recovery:

At Waismann, we believe that one size doesn’t fit all. Your recovery journey is as unique as you are, and so is your treatment plan. We take the time to:

  • Listen intently to your story and understand your individual needs.
  • Address your health concerns and answer all your questions with transparency.
  • Evaluate your situation and ensure the Waismann Treatment is the right fit for you.
  • Provide comprehensive information about treatment options, duration, and cost.


Individualized medicine is the cornerstone of our success. We leverage your genetics, health, environment, and lifestyle to craft a data-driven treatment plan that maximizes your chances of long-term recovery.

Beware of One Day Detox and False Promises:

Break free from the maze of addiction for good. Forget the dead ends of quick fixes and empty promises. The Waismann Treatment offers a clear, science-backed path to lasting recovery, tailored to your unique needs.

We say no to false hope and overnight cures. We believe in honest guidance, transparent timelines, and proven methods that work, not just wishful thinking. Recovery isn’t a temporary escape; it’s a journey of rebuilding, rediscovering yourself, and finding a strong, addiction-free future.

Ready to step out of the shadows and into a brighter life? We’ll be your guide, every step of the way.

Here’s what sets the Waismann Treatment apart:

  • Honest talk: We believe in clear communication, so you know exactly what to expect, no sugarcoating.
  • Real solutions: Our methods are based on solid research, not empty promises.
  • More than just quitting: We help you reclaim your strength, purpose, and future, rebuilding your life around new hope.
  • Always in your corner: We’re not just doctors, we’re your team, cheering you on and providing unwavering support.


Take the first step toward a transformed life. Contact the Waismann Treatment today and leave the maze of addiction behind for good.

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For the Patient: Essential Guidelines During Opioid Treatment Intake

When undergoing intake for opioid treatment, patients should prioritize the following to ensure their safety and optimize treatment success:

  1. Full Disclosure: It’s vital to be transparent about your entire medical, emotional, and dependence history. Mention any current conditions, even if they might seem unrelated or insignificant.
  2. Seek Comprehensive Information: Inquire about available treatment options, their potential risks, benefits, duration of inpatient stay, and post-treatment expectations.
  3. Understand the Facility: Find out the kind of medical facility where the treatment will occur. Check for accreditations, like JACHO. It’s essential to know if additional medical support, such as consultations or emergency services, is available promptly.
  4. Duration and Costs: Clarify the length of your hospital stay. If an extended stay becomes necessary, understand any associated extra charges.
  5. Value for Money: Be certain about the care you’ll receive for your investment. Beware of centers that might mislead you into believing quicker treatments are better due to their profitability. Speedy detox might be attractive, but recovery is a gradual process. Post-detox, the body undergoes changes, including reduced endorphin activity, heightened anxiety about life without opioids, and heightened sensitivity. Adequate inpatient care post-detox is crucial to avoid complications or relapse.
  6. Know Your Physician: Ensure you know who will be treating you. Inquire about their current licenses, board certifications, and especially their experience with sedation-assisted detox.

It’s essential to remember: the more informed you are, the more at ease you’ll feel. Comprehensive knowledge helps in making educated decisions, ensuring you choose the best and safest treatment program tailored for you.

For Healthcare Professionals: Guidelines for Conducting Opioid Treatment Intake

As a healthcare professional, when conducting an opioid treatment intake, it’s crucial to:

  1. Effective Communication: Clearly convey the myriad effects of opioid use and the intricacies of the healing process to the patient.
  2. Offer Tailored Treatments: Propose multiple treatment options that cater specifically to the patient’s medical requirements.
  3. Set Realistic Expectations: Provide grounded, factual information to establish achievable outcomes for the treatment, avoiding any embellished promises or unrealistic assurances.
  4. Prioritize Patient Welfare: Always place the patient’s well-being above potential profits. Be transparent and honest, even if it means admitting that available treatments might not be the best fit for the patient in question.

The cornerstone of effective treatment lies in the healthcare professional’s ability to genuinely listen to the patient. It’s not just about determining “what’s the matter with the patient”, but also understanding “what matters to the patient.” 

Navigating the Treatment Journey with Waismann Treatment™

Initiating Your Treatment Journey

  1. Reach Out: When you decide that the Waismann Method is right for you, give our office a call. We’re here to discuss your admission and guide you through the initial steps.
  2. Scheduling: Together, we’ll pinpoint a suitable admission date that aligns with your convenience and our availability.
  3. Assistance with Arrangements: Once the date is locked in, our team will be by your side to help you with any necessary preparations.
  4. Traveling to Us:
    • From Afar: If you’re journeying from a distant location, we’ll ensure a representative is there to greet you at the airport, offering a warm welcome.
    • Locally: For those residing in the vicinity, we can coordinate a car service to pick you up directly from your residence.
  5. Our Commitment: We recognize that this is a significant step in your life. Rest assured, we’re dedicated to ensuring your journey is as seamless and comfortable as possible. From the moment you contact us to your arrival, our primary aim is to support and assist you at every juncture.

Embarking on a treatment can be overwhelming, but with the WAISMANN TREATMENT, you’re never alone. We’re here to make the process straightforward and reassuring. 


WAISMANN TREATMENT™: What to Expect on Admission Day

No two journeys are alike, and we tailor every recovery plan to fit your unique needs. But to give you a sense of the Waismann Treatment experience, here's a general outline of what many individuals find helpful and empowering.

Stepping into Hope: Your Waismann Treatment Journey Begins

The road to recovery from opioid dependency is personal, requiring a fully customized approach that prioritizes your safety, comfort, and long-term success. That’s why at Waismann, we tailor every detox journey to your unique needs. Here’s a glimpse into your transformation:

1. Warm Welcome, Dedicated Space:

Arrive early in the morning, and a friendly Waismann team member will greet you. Relax in your private room, a safe haven for your journey to begin.

2. Comforting Care at Arrival:

Shortly after arriving, our team administers medications to manage any withdrawal symptoms, ensuring you feel relaxed and at ease.

3. A Thorough Health Check:

Your treatment starts with a comprehensive medical evaluation. We’ll conduct lab tests, X-rays, ECGs, and other screenings to get a complete picture of your health.

4. Replenishing and Rebalancing:

Throughout the day, you’ll receive intravenous therapy, replenishing fluids, essential nutrients, and electrolytes depleted by opioid use.

5. Meeting Your Care Team:

You’ll have the opportunity to meet and speak with your dedicated medical team. They’ll assess your needs and discuss any further evaluations, like additional cardiac tests or specialist consultations.


Preparing for Safe and Effective Detox

Understanding Illicit Drug Concerns:

For those using illicit drugs like fentanyl or blues, these can contain unknown substances. These may not show up in standard tests and could interact with medications or cause additional withdrawal symptoms. That’s why having a day before sedation-assisted detox helps your body clear these unknowns, making the detox smoother and safer.

Early Admission Makes a Difference:

If sedation-assisted detox is suitable for you, arriving a day early is crucial. This extra time not only ensures a safe and effective detox but also helps eliminate remaining traces of illicit substances, preventing unexpected complications.

Tailoring Your Detox for Maximum Success:

This preparatory phase allows our medical professionals to understand how your body responds to specific medications. People react differently to the same dose, so tailoring treatment based on your unique responses and any pre-sedation substances optimizes safety and efficacy.

Your well-being is our top priority. We take the time to understand each individual’s unique journey and potential concerns to ensure a safe, personalized, and successful detox experience.

WAISMANN DETOX™ Procedure: Step-by-Step

The detoxification journey, especially for opioid dependency, is intensely personal and multifaceted. The Waismann Method® recognizes the unique nature of every patient’s experience and strives to offer a tailored approach that prioritizes safety, comfort, and successful recovery. Here’s an overview of the journey:

1. Personalized Treatment Approach:

2. Initial Hospital Stay:

  • Patients start their journey in a private hospital room, where they’re cared for and closely monitored.
  • Various medications are administered during this time to mitigate withdrawal symptoms and ensure comfort.

3. Preparation for Rapid Detox:

  • On the second day, after the patient is stabilized and all pre-procedure evaluations have been completed, the rapid detox process typically begins.
  • Under Dr. Lowenstein’s expertise, patients are transferred to a private ICU room for the procedure.
  • The primary goal of rapid detox is to expedite the opioid withdrawal process. This not only achieves full detoxification but also blocks opioid receptors, reducing physical cravings. Simultaneously, the body’s nervous system begins its recovery, producing endorphins rapidly. This ensures that patients experience steady improvement with each passing hour.

4. Post-Detox Recovery:

  • After rapid detox, patients usually witness a marked increase in their activity levels: eating breakfast, walking, and receiving hydration through intravenous fluids to aid in their recovery.
  • Depending on the individual’s specific needs, Dr. Lowenstein might initiate post-detox management treatments, which can include Vivitrol injections or oral naltrexone therapy.

5. Transition to Domus Retreat:

  • Once the medical team has thoroughly assessed the patient’s recovery, they transition to Domus Retreat.
  • At Domus Retreat, patients receive personalized care and attention during these pivotal days of adjustment. The retreat offers an environment of support and care, ensuring the best chance of recovery during this sensitive period.

6. Understanding Opiate Dependence and Recovery:

  • Opioid dependency causes profound shifts in brain chemistry and can impact essential organ functions.
  • Post-rapid detox, it’s vital to keep patients under continuous observation to stabilize bodily functions, prevent possible medical complications, and guard against immediate relapse.

7. The Waismann Method Difference:

Waismann Method represents a promise — to understand, to care, and to guide each patient through the challenging journey of recovery, ensuring they are treated as unique individuals with specific needs.

After Opioid Detox: Recovery Process

Here’s a summary of the post-detox recovery process for those recovering from opioid dependency:


  1. Importance of Comprehensive Care:
    • Rushed treatment can be counterproductive and might appear cost-effective in the short run, but it often leads to greater risks and potential relapse in the long term.
  2. The Role of Inpatient Care After Detox:
    • Staying at an inpatient facility for several days post-detox is pivotal for a successful transition to a drug-free life.
    • This setting provides support for:
      • Regulating sleep cycles, which often get disrupted after opioid use.
      • Managing hypersensitivity, which can be a common post-detox symptom.
      • Aiding gastrointestinal function that might have been adversely affected during opioid use.
  3. Understanding Hormonal Changes & Stress:
    • Chronic opioid intake affects hormonal levels, especially those related to stress.
    • After detox, individuals might experience heightened anxiety, making them more susceptible to cravings and relapse.
  4. Support at Domus Retreat:
    • Guests at Domus Retreat receive 24/7 emotional and physical support, ensuring they are well-equipped to face challenges during their recovery.
    • A holistic approach to healing is adopted, including therapeutic services and nutritionally rich meals crafted by professional chefs.
  5. Building Strength Before Re-entry:
    • The primary objective of post-detox support at Domus Retreat is to allow individuals to build both physical and emotional resilience.
    • This ensures they are in the best possible state of health and mind when they decide to reintegrate into their everyday lives without opioids.
  6. Extended Stay Options:
    • For those who feel they might benefit from prolonged support, Domus Retreat offers extended-stay options, depending on availability.

It’s crucial for anyone recovering from opioid dependence to recognize the significance of comprehensive post-detox care. Having a supportive environment can make all the difference in ensuring long-term recovery success.

At the Waismann Treatment, we’re not just another treatment program. We represent the pinnacle of excellence in opioid detox solutions. Our approach is rooted in the understanding that each patient is unique, requiring a tailored medically-managed withdrawal program. The description previously shared offers a window into our rapid detox procedure, but it is only a fraction of the comprehensive options we provide.

We are proud to serve those who seek premier care and unwavering quality in their recovery journey. Should you have any questions or need further insight into our range of treatment offerings, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly at 1-800-423-2482.

Contact us and learn more about the best treatment options available for you!

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