The stellate ganglion is a bundle of nerves located in the front of the neck, near the first rib (these ribs are in the lower part of the neck). One side of the neck. Ganglion is a group of nerves. The stellate ganglion looks like an oval, but it also resembles a star
The stellate ganglion provides most of the sympathetic nerve signals to parts of your head, neck, arms, and chest. Your autonomic nervous system is part of your autonomic nervous system. It is responsible for many functions that your body manages without you having to think about it. This may include checking your heart rate, blood pressure, sweating, and other functions.
A stellate ganglion block involves an injection into a group of nerves at the base of the anterior neck. It may help treat forms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
At Discover Optimal we are proud and honored to offer Stellate Ganglion injections for people diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Unlike many psychotherapy-based approaches to overcoming PTSD, stellate ganglion block is purely a medical procedure. It is fast-acting and only requires a few visits to feel the change. If you have been diagnosed with PTSD and are looking for a change, schedule your visit today!