PNIBLOG

The Scream Edvard Munch

An estimated 39 million people on the US have some degree of facial pain including TMJ dysfunction and notoriously painful Trigeminal Neuralgia. Read about these painful syndromes and available medical and surgical treatment options.

Physical therapy for stroke victims

When a person suffers a stroke, millions of brain nerve cells die often resulting in motor disabilities such as paralysis and speech difficulties. What if researchers could challenge the brain to recover? That’s what PNI researchers are doing for patients up to 7 1/2 years after their attack.

PNI Movement Disorders Program

The movement disorders program at Providence Saint John’s Health Center is expanding, offering patients a full range of diagnostic, treatment and supportive services, including a new Parkinson’s disease patient support group and access to evidence-based physical therapy.

September is Dystonia Awareness Month

This month, the Pacific Movement Disorders Center is focused on boosting awareness of dystonia. Take an in-depth tour of dystonia and find out what you need to know about this group of neurological disorders.