A patient resource for online information about Deep brain stimulation (DBS).
Deep brain stimulation is a surgical procedure that offers a life-time of beneficial therapy. DBS is not experimental for Parkinson’s, Tremor or Dystonia as long as the typical brain target and a FDA approved device is implanted. Once activated, continuous stimulation to specific brain areas is known to improve specific symptoms, depending on the brain area stimulated and the medical condition. This site is designed to bring awareness, education and advocacy for people living with DBS. With this in mind, we have created a blog and online educational content to provide a forum for people living with DBS to learn more, discuss issues or ask questions. The site administrator will prohibit inappropriate comments.
Disclaimer: We are one source of information about deep brain stimulation and long-term care. This site is for educational use only and does not replace the recommendations from your personal physician or healthcare provider. Contact your doctor or healthcare provider for specific questions about you, your care or treatment recommendations.