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November 9, 2022

Treatment for Spine Tumors at Pacific Spine Health Center

by PNI Experts

Spine Neurosurgeon, Jian Guan, MD, discusses the signs, symptoms, and treatment for spine tumors at the Pacific Spine Health Center. Discover why the spine is the most common location for metastatic diseases, and how to protect your spine health after surgery.

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October 19, 2022

Treating the Toughest Spine Cases | Dr. Jian Guan

by Anthony Effinger

The Think Neuro podcast from Pacific Neuroscience Institute takes you into the clinic, operating room and laboratory with doctors and surgeons who are tackling the most challenging brain diseases and disorders. Host: Anthony Effinger Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Simplecast Watch: YouTube Episode 33: Show Notes When he got out...

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July 27, 2022

Neurology and Neurosurgery High Level Performance Recognized at Providence Hospitals

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute teams in Neurology and Neurosurgery contribute to High Performing Hospitals in US News & World Report rankings.

June 28, 2022

PNI Experts Share Brain Health Tips for 4th of July 

by PNI Experts

Learn how to protect your brain health when watching fireworks, enjoy foods cooked on the grill, and avoid undue stress if you have a neurodegenerative disease.

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January 3, 2022

Joe’s Story: Dr. Langevin Allowed Me To Walk Again

by Amelia Garrison

When Joe was diagnosed with degenerative disc disease, he lost his ability to walk. After visiting several clinics with no luck, Joe discovered Dr. Jean-Philippe Langevin, who performed a lumbar microdiscectomy of the spine and restored his ability to walk.

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March 5, 2021

PNI’s 2020 Year-in-Review & What To Expect in 2021

by Zara Jethani

PNI’s Year-in-Review 2020 was, despite the pandemic, a strong year for clinical care delivered by PNI providers with multiple milestones being achieved.  We’ve entered 2021 with a deep commitment to treating our patients at our ten centers of excellence, doing groundbreaking research, providing innovative clinical...

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December 25, 2020

Professional Spotlight: Dr. Walavan Sivakumar

by Guest Author

As part of Medscape's celebration of its 25th anniversary this year, it is recognizing 25 young physicians who are rising stars in medicine. Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s Walavan Sivakumar, MD, was selected for this exclusive honor.

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August 11, 2019

Robots and Spine Surgery

by Guest Author

The use of robots by spine surgeons as precise tools during delicate procedures is on the rise with benefits similar to those of minimally invasive surgery. Find out 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.

Spine Care at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
March 12, 2019

Spine Care and Back Pain Relief at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Zara Jethani

The spine plays multiple essential roles in the body and anyone who has had a back issue can attest to how debilitating the pain can be. A new comprehensive specialty spinal care center opens with PNI-South Bay, at Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, California.

Last updated: March 26th, 2020