Stellate Ganglion Anatomy

Capsaicin

Opiates

Clonidine

Calcitonin

Sympathetic blockade Stellate ganglion Lumbar sympathetic IV regional

Spinal cord stimulator

Physical/occupational therapy

Contrast baths

TENS Heat/cold

Massages

Psychiatric evaluation

Cognitive behavior skills

Relaxation training Imagery

Hypnosis

NSAID, nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug; TCA, tricyclic antidepressant; TENS, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation; SSRI, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor.

NSAID, nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug; TCA, tricyclic antidepressant; TENS, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation; SSRI, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor.

Stellate Ganglion Anatomy

Figure 19—1. Anatomy of the neck and placement of the needle for a stellate ganglion block.

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