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 ]
An under-recognized cause of neck pain and muscle spasm Many of our patients tell us that prior to being seen by us, their symptoms were[ Read More ]
Written by VICTORIA CLAYTON Excerpted from “Saving Brains” in Providence Health Magazine At Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, neurologist Melita Petrossian,[ Read More ]
Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, Raze out the written troubles of the brain And with[ Read More ]