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CLEVELAND – He spent 7 years in prison for crimes that he didn’t commit. It was DNA evidence that finally freed Clarence Elkins.

The trauma of that time behind bars left Elkins with a lifetime of repercussions and PTSD.

Eleven years after his release, Elkins has tried a fairly unknown treatment to deal with that post traumatic stress, and is hoping that one injection to block certain nerves can give him his life back.

FOX 8 went with him and his wife to Chicago, and documented the moments that he received the treatment. Stacey Frey has his story, above.

You can read more about Clarence Elkins, here.