Over a 10-year period, Dr. Mulvaney has safely completed over 1000 ultrasound-guided SGBs and is one of the most experienced physicians in the world at this technique. He has taught hundreds of physicians neck sonographic anatomy and ultrasound guided SGB technique.
Stellate Ganglion Block (SGB) is proven to provide durable relief from symptoms of PTSD and may help in some anxiety states. I have successfully treated over 1000 patients with SGB for PTSD, and published 5 medical peer-reviewed papers. A major study (multi-center randomized controlled trial) on this topic has been accepted for publication in a top tier medical journal and is awaiting publication.
SGB DOES NOT TREAT: Bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, seizure disorder, personality disorders or other mental health conditions. (SGB does not specifically treat depression and traumatic brain injury, however there may be overlapping PTSD symptoms which can be treated.) If you are currently having suicidal thoughts: CALL the National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255. (Veterans can call the Veterans Crisis Line: (888) 514-8650)