Ana D Lipson MD Central Florida Pain Management 863-293-4800

Not only large nerves can cause pain, small nerves count as well. Quite often a group of small nerves can cause a cycle of pain which can present with odd or usual symptoms along with pain.

The Stellate Ganglion is located in the neck. By performing a stellate ganglion block, which is a injection of local anesthetic in the front of the neck, we interrupt the cycle of pain in certain conditions, including:

  • reflex sympathetic dystrophy (pain, color changes, swelling no know nerve)
  • causalgia (known nerve)
  • herpes zoster (shingles)
  • raynaud (numbness in extremities, excessive reduced blood flow in response to cold or stress)
  • crest (connectie tissue disorder)

Stellate ganglion nerve blocks could be diagnostic (provides information regarding the condition we’re treating) and therapeutic (addressing the pain).


Ana Lipson MD Central Florida Pain Management

Dr. Ana Lipson
Lipson Pain Institute
210 1st Street South
Winter Haven, Florida 33880
(863) 293-4800



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