Deep Brain Stimulation
Overview & Indications
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a surgical treatment which can help manage some movement disorder symptoms. DBS is typically used to treat people with advanced Parkinson's disease (PD), dystonia, and essential tremor (ET) whose symptoms are no longer controlled by medication. DBS is a well-established, safe, and effective treatment that helps improve day-to-day experiences and quality of life for these patients.