Stellate Ganglion Block Injections for Pain Relief

In Maryland Pennsylvania and Virginia


 A stellate ganglion block is a local anesthetic neck injection that helps relieve pain in neck, upper arms, and head by blocking nerves from sending pain signals to brain.

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Stellate Ganglion Block Treatment

An SGB injection is often used to treat pain in the face, neck, and arms. The injection targets the ganglion nerves in the neck with a medication solution that blocks the nerves from sending pain signals to the brain.

A pain specialist will perform the treatment in a sterile environment. the injection procedure takes about 15 minutes to administer. Many patients report immediate relief, but it can sometimes take a day or two for the medication to take full effect.

To learn more about the injection procedure and the conditions it treats, use the resource buttons below. If you are ready to speak to pain specialists then you can call our offices here or schedule a consultation here.

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Brought to you by Dr. Sudhir Rao, Medical Director of Pain and Spine Specialists of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

Stellate Ganglion Blocks

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