Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a surgical option for patients with Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and tremor due to multiple sclerosis. Cleveland Clinic physician, Hubert Fernandez, MD, discusses new research in deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s.
During DBS surgery electrodes are implanted within the brain to deliver electrical impulses. The deep brain stimulation offers patients relief from the tremors, rigidity, slowness of movement, stiffness and may help balance problems associated with their conditions. To learn more visit http://bit.ly/MyciVZ.
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