Stellate Ganglion Block (SGB) Treatment for PTSD in Altoona, PA

Address

Stella Altoona
3107 Fairway Dr
Altoona, PA 16602

Call 1-866-497-9248 to get started.

All SGB procedures at Stella's Altoona, PA locations are done by "Stella Certified" doctors

Stella vs Traditional SGB

Stella SGB

The Dual Sympathetic Reset

Traditional SGB

Physician

Board Certified Doctor

CRNA, Naturopathic Doctor, Board Certified Doctor, etc.

Trained by Dr. Lipov

Injection Level(s)

Dual-injection at C6 and C4 (or C3)

Single injection at C6

Side of the Neck

Right sided; For right side non-responders, same protocol on left side

Right sided only

Sedation Options

Twilight sedation or local anesthesia

Varies

Accessibility

50+ locations nationwide

Single clinic

Financing Plans

Provided to those needed

Typically unavailable

Womens neck

Womens arm

Stella offers life-saving innovations for emotional trauma treatment.

Stellate Ganglion Block (SGB)
Two injections of local anesthetic – known as the "Dual Sympathetic Reset" – that can bring the fight-or-flight response back to its pre-trauma state.

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Ketamine IV Infusion
A medically guided infusion that can effectively treat mental health conditions within hours.

Talk Therapy
Referrals to Stella's network of trauma-informed mental healthcare providers so you can continue healing after treatment.

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SGB Treatment from Pennsylvania Doctors

Stella's Pennsylvania physicians are trained on the latest protocols of the stellate ganglion block to meet our highest standards of care.

Dr. Sudhir Rao

Dr. Sudhir Rao
Altoona, Pennsylvania

More than 80% of our patients treated find relief from their PTSD symptoms, many in Pennsylvania.

 
I feel there’s still a general calm, which is really nice. I haven’t felt that way - I don’t even really know what to do with myself because I don’t know if I’ve ever felt that level of calm in my brain.
Kira
Childhood Trauma Survivor

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1-866-497-9248
care@stellacenter.com

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The information contained on this website and the resources available for download through this website are provided for general information only.  This information is not intended to provide professional or medical advice, and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified healthcare professionals who are familiar with your individual condition.

The efficacy of the SGB procedure and the testimonials made on this website have not been confirmed by FDA-approved research.   Although the anesthetic medications used in the SGB procedure have been approved by the FDA for the treatment of various disorders, the FDA has not yet approved such medications for the treatment of PTSD.  Although clinical results to date have been extremely promising, Stella cannot guarantee that the SGB procedure will relieve any or all PTSD symptoms.

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1-866-497-9248
care@stellacenter.com

Need Support?

Text HOME to 741741 for free, 24/7 crisis counseling from Crisis Text Line