PNIBLOG

Pacific Brain Health Center

Find out how Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s experienced multidisciplinary Brain Health team treats psychiatric and neurological conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss, balance problems, as well as depression and anxiety. Learn more about specialty programs that focus on neuromuscular health and promote healthy brain aging.

Cervical Dystonia neck pain

September is dystonia awareness month. Cervical dystonia is a painful condition that affects the neck and causes the head to tilt to one side, or causes the head to tremble. People often think that this is due to muscular issues but actually cervical dystonia is a neurological dysfunction caused by misfiring nerves. Discover answers from movement disorders specialist, Dr. Melita Petrossian, to 7 everyday questions about cervical dystonia.

CerebraCell aparatus

Imagine using electricity to non-invasively treat and cure brain cancer. Or stroke. Or Parkinson’s. Or an aneurysm. Or Alzheimer’s, depression, concussion. Dr. Santosh Kesari is a physician scientist who sees the possibilities in the world of alternating electric field therapy.

Take me to Little Company of Mary

As the first Comprehensive Stroke Center in the South Bay, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance has put together an unbeatable team to save patients. Read this heart-warming story about the first patient to be taken to LCM after a change in paramedic routing protocol. Any patients with suspected large vessel occlusions must now be taken directly to a stroke center with 
clot removal capabilities rather than primary stroke centers.

ONS Members Share Resources, Experiences With Philippine Colleagues

Cancers are never confined by borders. For most disease types, the ones seen in clinics and institutions throughout the United States are the same found in other first-, second-, and third-world countries. The realities facing cancer, treatments, and patient outcomes are often challenging to address no matter where you live, and it’s one of the many common threads that tie oncology professionals together the world over. Read about the unique challenges faced in The Philippines.

Phase One Foundation Grant with Santosh Kesari MD PhD

Dr. Santosh Kesari’s new clinical trial approaches glioblastoma treatment in a whole new way. By giving immunotherapy first rather than radiation and chemotherapy, the patient’s immune system remains uncompromised which could result in better responses and lead to better patient outcomes.

New PNI outpatient clinic, Santa Monica, CA

A renovated 1950’s Santa Monica historical building opens as Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s new state-of-the-art clinic. Find out about this one-stop-shop, multi-specialty neuroscience institute which provides comprehensive care all under one roof, for patients with a wide spectrum of neurological conditions.