Electrical stimulation therapy may have a big impact on brain health and recovery in patients with mood disorders, dementia and neurodegenerative disorders.
The Pacific Movement Disorders Center team is excited to announce that we are one of the sites participating in the PROSPECT trial from Cala Health, a three month study for people who have mild to severe essential tremor. The trial is open for patient enrollment.
Promising results seen from deep brain stimulation in combat Veteran with treatment-resistant PTSD when treated by restorative neurosurgeon Dr. JP Langevin.
Doctors at VA West Los Angeles Epilepsy Center of Excellence (ECOE) successfully completed a surgery that involved implanting a device to detect and stop seizures.
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.
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.
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat people with symptoms in people with Parkinson’s disease, dystonia or essential tremor.
Getting the Best Results from Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery can improve the quality of life of patients suffering from various[ Read More ]
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