Dr. Jesse Hatgis:
SGB Doctor in FLORIDA & Arizona
Dr. Jesse Hatgis specializes in SGB treatments for those suffering from mental health conditions such as post traumatic stress disorder and has recently started up a company called PTSD Group which recognizes and implements SGBs as an effective treatment for the condition. With years of experience in osteopathic pain management and rehabilitation, read on for more information on the treatments that Dr. Hatgis pioneers in the form of SGB injections.
What does Dr Hatgis recommend SGB treatments for?
SGB treatments effectively dull the ‘fight or flight’ function in the brain, which reduces both mental symptoms such as panic and hypervigilance, and physical signs, such as sweating and shaking. Therefore, Dr Hatgis recommends the SGB (Stellate Ganglion Block) treatments for patients suffering from any form of PTSD, especially complex PTSD or those cases of PTSD that are not responding to other, more traditional methods of treatment.
Although SGB is not a common treatment at this time, its high success rate has led to more people becoming interested in the work surrounding it, of which Dr. Hatgis is one of the only physicians in the country practicing this PTSD injection treatment on a regular basis.
How does Dr. Hatgis help PTSD patients through SGB?
For those suffering from PTSD, Dr. Hatgis can help them to receive the treatment that they need through making appointments for SGB and raising awareness of the high, 80% success rate of this PTSD new injection treatment. Dr. Hatgis joined with PTSD Group, where individuals can get specialist care and the best of treatments in accordance with SGB research.
When the treatment is being conducted, you will be injected with a mixture of local anesthetic directed using an x-ray or ultrasound equipment. This will be able to direct the needle into the appropriate bundle of nerves in the neck.
Once this has been completed, you may feel numb for a few hours; if this experience does not wear off, the treatment has been successful and can help to reduce the symptoms that you have previously encountered. Dr. Hatgis suggests that the SGB treatment only lasts around 5 minutes at a time. However, in most cases, the process is completed within a couple of minutes of the appointment, ensuring that this treatment is relatively stress-free for the PTSD sufferer.
What are the effects of the SBG injection for PTSD?
For those that have had the SGB injection for PTSD performed on them, you may receive pain relief, and a numbing sensation, directly after the injection occurs. This pain relief stunts the nerve growth and norepinephrine levels in your brain, which is one of the largest factors behind PTSD symptoms. Symptoms of PTSD such as anxiety, depression, and insomnia are likely to be reduced after the event, with the costs minimal compared to other forms of extensive treatments for PTSD and its associated symptoms.
Where can I find a PTSD doctor near me?
Dr. Hatgis can be found at either of our SGB for PTSD clinics, which will allow you to discuss with a with a doctor that treats with the SGB whether the treatment is right for you and whether it will be successful for your symptoms.
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