Here's what you need to know and do while receiving DBS Therapy for dystonia. These guidelines and resources will help you get the most from your treatment.
What you need to know about the first weeks of treatment, including recovery and initial programming.
Call your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms or changes in therapy.
Learn how to use your patient programmer.
Where to get answers or help while receiving treatment with a DBS system. You will also find the patient manual here.
As someone who has received Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy for dystonia, you know first-hand the difference it can make. We want to ensure that your DBS system continues to function properly.
Find about your access to MRI with a Medtronic DBS system.
Humanitarian Device: Medtronic DBS Therapy has been authorized by Federal Law for the use as an aid in the management of chronic, intractable (drug refractory) primary dystonia. The effectiveness of this device for this use has not been demonstrated. What does this mean?
Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.