Information about Deep Brain Stimulation. This site receives no funding support.
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) offers a life-time of beneficial therapy. Continuous stimulation to targeted brain areas improve specific symptoms over many years – if applied correctly in the appropriate person. Surgery and stimulation adjustments should be managed by licensed medical professionals only.
The mission is to bring awareness, education and advocacy for people living with or interested in DBS world-wide. The author, Sierra Farris, is an expert DBS medical provider that has managed over 1000 people with DBS since the year 2000. Her skill is built on thousands of hours adjusting stimulation and troubleshooting problems. Sierra shares her experience as a national DBS trainer and mentor, researcher and member of a Denver DBS surgical team at Swedish Medical Center in Colorado.
Disclaimer: The content on this blog is but 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 physician or healthcare provider. Contact your medical doctor or licensed medical provider for specific questions about you, your care or treatment recommendations.