Stellate Ganglion Block
Now Offered At Top
If you are one of the millions of Americans who are living with chronic
pain and the emotional turmoil of an anxiety disorder, you may be
suffering from an overactive autonomic nervous system.
Thankfully, Orthopedics of
Washington has a new
treatment that could put you on
the path to healing.
Offered by the practice’s leading clinician and orthopedic specialist, Dr. Silva, the
cutting-edge treatment technology is now available to patients who are suffering
from conditions like chronic pain, depression and PTSD.
Stellate Ganglion Block (SGB) has
recently been commended on high-
exposure programs like 60 Minutes, The
Doctors, and the Joe Rogan Podcast, as
well as in numerous clinical peer-
Interventional Orthopedics of Washington is proud to be
adding this exciting new methodology to its established roster
of treatment programs.
A term which may be unfamiliar to you, the
Stellate Ganglion can be found in both sides
of your neck. It refers to the collection of
nerves that sit alongside the top of your spine
and control the sympathetic responses of
your autonomic nervous system.
This nervous system is responsible for the function of key organs and is
directly linked to your body’s blood flow, heart rate, respiration rate, bowel
and bladder function, reflexes and more.
However, this system is extremely vulnerable to
stressors. It can enter into a negative feedback loop
where the autonomic nervous system becomes
constantly overstimulated and overactive, flooding
your body’s fight or flight response and worsening the
symptoms of pain, PTSD and anxiety.
In these cases, medical intervention is required to bring
your body’s sympathetic responses back to balance.
Dr. Silva uses Stellate Ganglion Block to in
effect ‘reboot’ your system in what is a low-
intervention, pain-free and quick
procedure that takes place in the clinic’s
premier facility using real-time ultrasound
Many patients experience an immediate feeling of re