Personalized attention from experts who care
With conditions such as Parkinson’s disease (PD), tremor, dystonia, and tics, collaboration with a movement disorders specialist is key. Our experts understand your symptoms and can offer a comprehensive approach to optimize your functioning. We see the bigger picture and emphasize a partnership with you and your family.
Support for the Whole Patient and Their Families
Properly managing movement disorders must include both education and support. With informational programs, support groups, psychological care, and caregiver guidance, we’re with you at every step. Our partnership with American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) provides structured support groups for newly diagnosed PD patients and their families.
The Latest Treatment Options for Movement Disorders
There’s always time for second opinions when considering the treatment best for you. Our customized frameless deep brain stimulation (DBS) technique allows for shorter surgery time and greater patient comfort. We also offer novel non-invasive stimulation for tremor and highly effective Botox injections for dystonia, as well as clinical trial opportunities.
Get a Second Opinion
If you live in the United States outside Greater Los Angeles or are living abroad, our physicians can promptly review your imaging studies and other tests, and provide a recommendation on treatment options.Contact us today to schedule a consultation
Pacific Movement Disorders Center News, Healthy Living and Education
Cervical Dystonia: A Pain in the Neck
Many of our patients tell us that prior to being seen by us, their symptoms were dismissed by physicians or other providers. Because many movement disorders show no abnormalities on blood testing or imaging, patients are often told that there is “nothing wrong” and that they should learn to “live with it.”
Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica Named among Top 50 Hospitals in the United States for Neurology and Neurosurgery
U.S. News & World Report highlights quality, specialty care Providence Southern California hospitals and affiliates received more than 100 honors from the U.S. News & World Report, which released its Best Hospital ratings in July 2021. The report, which reviews hospital performance in adult, pediatric,…
PNI’s 2020 Year-in-Review & What To Expect in 2021
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…
New Diagnostic Test for Parkinson’s Disease available at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
In most cases, the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease (PD) is clear based on clinical signs of rest tremor, bradykinesia (slowness or small size of movements), and rigidity. However, too frequently, aspects of the clinical symptoms and signs can be equivocal, and the diagnosis may be…