Rori used to be an elementary school teacher who loved working with kids. She lost the ability to walk and talk. With a diagnosis proving elusive, she and her husband Justin had to embark on a scavenger hunt. They reached out to “Chasing the Cure” for some answers and ended up at Pacific Neuroscience Institute.
Find out about Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s leading edge clinical trials for Lewy Bodies dementia, Cushing’s disease, Alzheimer’s, brain tumor and more.
2019 has been a great year. It is also the end of the decade. While the Pacific Movement Disorders Center is only four years old,[ Read More ]
Pacific Neuroscience Institute is very pleased to announce an expansion of its clinical space associated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. The new state-of-the-art clinics for brain, pituitary, movement and spine conditions are located at 5215 Torrance Blvd., Suite 300. Find out more.
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.
Find out about the latest clinical trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute for brain tumor, stroke, movement disorders, and other neurological areas. Call our center at 310-829-8265 to enroll.
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.
Advances in management of motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD) have been seen in recent years in both medical management and surgical management. However, both PD patients and their physicians may not be familiar with the increasing options and so may not be taking advantage of available treatments.
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.