In recent years some military doctors have begun using the treatment known as a “stellate ganglion block” for PTSD. Several hundred troops have been treated, though there’s no conclusive scientific evidence that it works for that use.
The Army wanted to find out, so it’s sponsoring the $2 million study. RTI epidemiologist Kristine Rae Olmsted says patients and PTSD experts are eager to see the results.
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