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December 26, 2019

Clinical Trials Round Up: December 2019

by Mini Gill

Find out about Pacific Neuroscience Institute's leading edge clinical trials for Lewy Bodies dementia, Cushing's disease, Alzheimer's, brain tumor and more.

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July 8, 2019

PNI-South Bay Opens New Clinics at Advanced Care Center

by Zara Jethani

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.

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January 8, 2019

Essential Tremor Clinical Trial Opens at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Giselle Tamula

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.

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December 19, 2018

Clinical Trials Round Up: December 2018

by Mini Gill

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.

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September 12, 2018

7 Everyday Questions about Cervical Dystonia

by Zara Jethani

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.

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April 2, 2018

Updates on Management of Parkinson’s Disease

by Melita Petrossian

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.

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September 5, 2017

Be Aware of Dystonia in September

by Melita Petrossian

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.

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June 16, 2017

What is Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Surgery and How Can It Help?

by Jean-Philippe Langevin

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat people with symptoms in people with Parkinson’s disease, dystonia or essential tremor.

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June 8, 2017

Parkinson’s Disease and Exercise

by Melita Petrossian

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.

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April 13, 2017

Parkinson’s Disease and the Gut (Part 1)

by Melita Petrossian

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.

Last updated: April 2nd, 2020