Army-funded clinical trial show troops respond to little-known treatment, relieving sometimes-debilitating effects.
A few anesthetic injections to the neck can reduce the effects of PTSD, promising to open up new avenues for treating troops and veterans suffering from combat trauma, a new study shows.
The multimillion-dollar Army-funded effort was the first to test how injections commonly used to treat arm pain and shingles might be used to treat troops with post-traumatic stress disorder. Researchers found statistically significant evidence that the injections alleviate the sometimes-debilitating symptoms of past trauma.
Please click the link below to read further:
At Pain Spa, Dr. Krishna is highly experienced in performing stellate ganglion blocks under ultrasound guidance. Please contact us for further details if you are interested in this treatment option.