Neurosurgery Blog

Migraine or Headache?

A lot of people don’t know what the differences are between a migraine and a headache. Distinguishing between the two is important, because they require different treatments. The key to understanding the difference is knowing the symptoms that each one produces. Headaches… Click Here to Read More

Spinal Cord Stimulation Los Angeles

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) and peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) are used to treat those who suffer with chronic pain that is not responding to other types of therapy. SCS and PNS work by interrupting the normal sensations of pain to block the… Click Here to Read More

Easy Tips for Enhancing Your Brain Function

The brain is an incredibly complex organ, and maintaining healthy cognitive function can be a difficult thing to do on your own. The good news is that keeping your brain healthy doesn’t have to be a difficult thing. Neurosurgeon Dr. Nader Pouratian… Click Here to Read More

Treating Trigeminal Neuralgia with Balloon Compression

Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic condition that causes a person to experience sharp jolts of pain in the face. The pain typically occurs in episodes that vary in severity and length. Thankfully, there are options for treating trigeminal neuralgia that can very… Click Here to Read More

Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a fairly common condition that can cause the suffer to experience numbness, tingling, and pain in the arm and hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve in the hand becomes compressed or pinched around the wrist…. Click Here to Read More

Do You Experience Sharp Jolts of Pain in Your Face?

Do you sometimes experience a sudden and severe and sharp jolt of pain in your face whenever you make even the slightest of motions using your facial muscles? You may be suffering from a condition known as trigeminal neuralgia. Trigeminal neuralgia is… Click Here to Read More

What Is Parkinson’s Disease?

You have probably heard of Parkinson’s disease at some point in your life, but you may not be aware of what it is and how it affects the body. You may know that Parkinson’s disease is associated with a noticeable tremor, but… Click Here to Read More

Second Sight Announces Successful Implantation and Activation of Wireless Visual Cortical Stimulator in First Human Subject

Provides Proof of Concept for the Ongoing Development of the Orion™ I Visual Cortical Prosthesis SYLMAR, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:EYES) (Second Sight or the Company), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable visual prosthetics to restore functional vision to… Click Here to Read More

Brain Injury Attorney Tina Odjaghian Named to the UCLA Department of Neurosurgery’s Board of Advisors

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Tina Odjaghian of Odjaghian Law Group, a Los Angeles based law firm that specializes in brain injury litigation, has recently been named to the UCLA Department of Neurosurgery Board of Advisors (the Board). Ms…. Click Here to Read More

UCLA In the News March 14, 2018

UCLA In the News lists selected mentions of UCLA in the world’s news media. See more UCLA In the News. Erratic schedules a part of life for L.A. retail workers | Los Angeles Times In conjunction with the effort, the UCLA Labor… Click Here to Read More

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