Title: Q&A With the First VA Chiropractic Residents, Dynamic Chiropractic, July 1, 2015…PACIFIC PEARL LA JOLLA provided a rotation opportunity for residents in the chiropractic residency program piloted by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). A prominently featured article in Dynamic Chiropractic has contributions from the graduating VA residents. Benjamin Liang, D.C.did a rotation at Pacific Pearl La Jolla, and our center is mentioned in the article. We congratulate the grads and are pleased to be in the forefront of this development….
“Dr. Liang: VA of Greater Los Angeles (VAGLA) has the largest physical medicine and rehabilitation department in the nation, with many specialty clinics. This has given me the opportunity to rotate easily through the departments and interact with numerous attendings, residents, and students in the following departments: general, pain clinic, neurosurgery, acupuncture, occupational therapy, kinesiotherapy, physical therapy, amputee clinic, exercise tolerance, EMG/NCV, interventional medicine, and wheelchair clinic. Outside rotations have included the Los Angeles Minimally Invasive Spine Institute, where I witnessed numerous laparoscopic discectomies, epidural steroid injections, and radiofrequency ablations….
I also recently visited Guarneri Integrative Health at Pacific Pearl La Jolla, where they take a proactive approach to health and incorporate a team of medical doctors, naturopathic doctors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, and healing touch and hypnosis practitioners….”