DBS Therapy uses a medical device to stimulate the source of the symptoms of essential tremor. More about what DBS Therapy is, how it works, and what treatment is like.
DBS Therapy is a surgical treatment that has been demonstrated to
reduce essential tremor.1
The neurostimulator is typically implanted near the
collarbone. It generates electrical pulses and delivers them through
the extension and lead to targeted areas of the brain.
Here you can find out about the benefits of DBS Therapy and safety
considerations. Then you will be prepared for a conversation with your
doctor about whether DBS Therapy may be right for you.
We’ve provided answers to some of the most common questions and
concerns about Medtronic DBS Therapy.
Read about the experiences of people who have received DBS Therapy
for essential tremor. You’ll learn first-hand what life was like for
these particular patients, both before and with treatment.
Medtronic DBS Therapy for Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor Clinical Summary, 2015.
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