What is DBS?
DBS is a treatment that can help reduce some of the symptoms of movement disorders through a small medical device implanted in the body that stimulates a portion of the brain.
Explore frequently asked questions belowto discover how these therapies could help your patients.
What will you find in the DBS referrer kit?
The kits are designed to guide you through the referral process, with seven easy steps to referring, and help you support your patient’s decision, with specially designed patient support materials.
Frequently asked questions
DBS can be used to treat three of the most common movement disorders: Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and essential tremor.
Parkinson’s: DBS may improve motor functions, such as tremor, slowness, and rigidity.
Essential tremor: DBS therapy may reduce some of the primary symptoms and improve daily life.
Dystonia: DBS can help reduce sustained muscle contractions that trigger twisting and repetitive movements or unintended postures.
The kit includes supporting material to help you identify suitable candidates.
The physician locator tool helps you find the right expert so that your patient remains in safe hands.
The kit supports your conversations with patients to explain the potential benefits of DBS, as well as the process.
DBS can help to regulate incorrect signalling in the brain to reduce symptoms and improve patient quality of life.
Download the kit to access to more information or click here to reach out to an expert from Boston Scientific.