03 Jan

Chinese Scalp Acupuncture

Scalp acupuncture is often used in multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, dystonia, rehabilitation of paralysis due to stroke. It is also quite effective in pain management related to central nervous system such as phantom pain, complex regional pain, PTSD, TBI, Aphasia, ataxia and Meniere’s disease. Scalp acupuncture is usually combined with body acupuncture in order […]

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24 Apr

Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) and Responsive Cortical Stimulation(RNS) — Epilepsy Treatment

There are many important differences between VNS and the NeuroPace RNS System. First and foremost, VNS stimulates the vagus nerve in the neck whereas the NeuroPace RNS System is cranially implanted and stimulates preselected cortical epileptic foci in the brain. One or 2 recording and stimulating depth or subdural cortical strips are surgically placed according […]

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26 Aug

Neurological disorder: Occipital lobe seizures

Occipital lobe seizures can be triggered by flickering lights, rapid blinking or a visual image that contains multiple colors. They are often confused for migraines due to similar symptoms including visual disturbances, nausea and vomiting as well as headaches. Treatment usually involves anticonvulsants such as carbamazebine. Other cases can consider surgical options. There is an association […]

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16 Jan

Neurological movement disorder: Epilepsy and Seizure can be alleviated

Seizures happen when your brain cells, which communicate through electrical signals, send out the wrong signals. Having just one seizure doesn’t mean you have epilepsy. Generally, several seizures are needed before there is a diagnosis of epilepsy. So far my treatments have been quite successful. Following is a thank-you note from one of my patients: […]

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