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
25 Questions About Deep Brain Stimulation (Part 3/3)
Discover the most commonly asked questions about deep brain stimulation (DBS), a medical device and clinical therapy offered at PNI South Bay and Santa Monica, California.
4 Factors for Successful Deep Brain Stimulation in Movement Disorders
Getting the Best Results from Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery can improve the quality of life of patients suffering from various movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia. Undergoing surgery is an important and personal decision in the patient’s…
5 Ways To Avoid Spasticity
Spasticity diagnosis? Dr. Natalie Diaz at Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) discusses spasticity and the five ways to avoid it.
7 Everyday Questions about Cervical Dystonia
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.