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.
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat people with symptoms in people with Parkinson’s disease, dystonia or essential tremor.
Scientific studies have shown again, and again that exercise and physical activity can have dramatic impacts on the outcome and well-being in Parkinson’s disease (PD). The benefits of exercise are so widespread, as listed below, that exercise should be thought of as medicine. Read more.
This 3-part blog series looks at Parkinson’s disease and the gut. Explore the gut-brain connection and the role of human microbiome in health and disease.