A Stellate Ganglion Block is an injection of a long-acting anesthetic to the stellate ganglion nerve bundle in the neck. This is a sympathetic nerve bundle that when injected can “reset” that system, and help with regional pain syndrome that occurs in the arms, neck, head and upper chest – which hasn’t responded to previous treatment.
This is used to diagnose or treat circulation problems or nerve injuries including:
- Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (or RSD)
- Causalgia(a rare pain syndrome related to partial peripheral nerve injuries)
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (type I or II)
- Herpes Zoster Infection (or “Shingles”) affecting the head, neck, arm or upper chest
- Phantom limb pain
At Regenerative Sports, Spine & Spa, our goal is to develop a specific and personalized treatment plan to get you back on the road to optimum health and wellness.If you’re suffering from arm, neck, arm or upper chest pain that hasn’t responded to previous treatments, please contact our offices today to learn more about our non-surgical treatment options.