Deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy may reduce many of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.1 This adjustable and if necessary, reversible therapy uses an implanted device that electrically stimulates the brain, blocking the signals that cause disabling motor symptoms.
DBS therapy for Parkinson's disease uses a surgically implanted medical device similar to a cardiac pacemaker to deliver electrical stimulation to precisely targeted areas within the brain.
All treatment and outcome results are specific to the individual patient, and will form part of your consultation with your healthcare professional.
Please consult your healthcare professional for a full list of benefits, indications, precautions, clinical results, and other important medical information that pertains to DBS therapy.
Learn some of the commonly asked questions and concerns about how DBS therapy may reduce the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
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