Items Tagged ‘UCLA Health Thousand Oaks’

Care when you need it: Urgent care and extended hours offerings

August 16, 2018

Care when you need it: Urgent care and extended hours offerings

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Imagine that it’s 5:30 pm on a weeknight, and when you pick up your daughter from daycare, you realize that she’s lethargic and her cough has gotten much worse. Or it’s a Saturday morning, and you twist your ankle when you’re out for a run and can barely hobble home. We’ve all been there. Sometimes […]

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Tags: century city, extended hours, Playa Marina, primary care, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Evaluation & Treatment, The Checkup, UCLA Health Century City, UCLA Health Culvery City, UCLA Health Santa Clarita, UCLA Health Thousand Oaks


From almost paralyzed to strong and pain-free

August 13, 2018

From almost paralyzed to strong and pain-free

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It was September, about three years ago, when Carl Link realized that something was seriously wrong with his health. For years, Link, then 36, had been dealing with chronic back pain that radiated out from between his shoulder blades and occasionally woke him up in the middle of the night. But recently, he had noticed […]

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Tags: Dr. Adam Cavallero, Dr. Luke Macyszyn, ependymoma, neurosurgery, patient stories, patient story, primary care, primary care physician, The Checkup, Thousand Oaks, UCLA Health Thousand Oaks


Psychotherapy services at pain center help patients enjoy better quality of life

June 4, 2018

Psychotherapy services at pain center help patients enjoy better quality of life

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Story highlights Pain psychology uses cognitive behavioral therapy to change pain perceptions. Center offers various therapies to help patients cope with back, neck and joint pain, post-surgical pain and nerve pain. Services help to reduce or eliminate the need for addictive pain medications. If you’re among the approximately 100 million Americans who deal with chronic […]

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Tags: back pain, Chronic Pain, cognitive behavioral therapy, Dr. F. Michael Ferrante, joint pain, neck pain, nerve pain, pain perceptions, pain psychology, post-surgical pain, short-term pain, UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center