Stellate Ganglion Block

  1. 0 Hi! I haven't been on this site forever, but I thought I'd give ya'll an interesting topic. I'm an LPN at a VA where I live.

    My husband is a combat vet (PTSD/TBI thank you Iraq.) On January 17th he received a stellate ganglion block for his PTSD symptoms, and so far, though its only been 11 days....it appears to be working.

    Dr. Eugene Lipov in Hoffman estates in IL did it. I just thought that was pretty awesome that this procedure has shown some promise in PTSD world. I was getting fed up with the pills....
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    Joined Dec '10; Posts: 3; Likes: 5.


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  4. Visit  Ohthatgirltiffany profile page
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    Quote from iamsmall
    Hi! I haven't been on this site forever, but I thought I'd give ya'll an interesting topic. I'm an LPN at a VA where I live. My husband is a combat vet (PTSD/TBI thank you Iraq.) On January 17th he received a stellate ganglion block for his PTSD symptoms, and so far, though its only been 11 days....it appears to be working.Dr. Eugene Lipov in Hoffman estates in IL did it. I just thought that was pretty awesome that this procedure has shown some promise in PTSD world. I was getting fed up with the pills....
    How is he doing now that it has been a little while? My husband is having his injection on 5/21 with Dr. lipov to hopefully alleviate some of his PTSD symptoms. As you put it, thanks Iraq.
  5. Visit  crazyts profile page
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    Is this technique still suceessful? My BF has PTSD and he is currently in a PTSD in house program to help him.. I'd like to run this idea by him if it is a successful intervention..


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