In The Press: A PTSD Treatment Hiding In Plain Sight
The following article refers to PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), whereas at Stella, we use the term PTSI (Post-Traumatic Stress Injury). We encourage you to adopt this language to break the stigma against Post-Traumatic Stress. Read more about the shift from PTSD to PSTI here.
Martinez didn’t want to medicate, which led him to the 20-minute SGB treatment.
Retired Marine Gunnery Sergeant Nelson Martine wants to honor his fallen brothers by healing himself.
“It’s both revolutionary and one of the most promising things I’ve seen to treat trauma symptoms, and it’s been hiding in plain sight,” said Stella co-founder and leading trauma expert Dr. Shauna Springer.
“When this medication is injected, it seems to bring the over-activated fight-or-flight response back to a state of calm.” Dr. Springer says, combined with mental health therapy, the injections show success in more than 75% of patients.
After treatment, Martinez’s thoughts feel clearer. Now, he’s able to focus on things one at a time instead of everything racing through his head at once.