We’re here to help you get the information you need to make a confident decision about deep brain stimulation (DBS) for essential tremor.
You can choose to talk with someone on the phone, watch videos, view a webinar, or simply read a brochure or website about DBS.
You can talk one-on-one with someone who already has DBS for essential tremor. Ask the questions that only people living with DBS therapy can answer, such as:
The volunteers in this program are not Medtronic employees, and they do not offer medical advice or technical support. You can view profiles and choose the person you want to talk to. To schedule your call with someone living with DBS, select the button or call us at 877-438-3574.
You can use our online directory to find a doctor in your area to manage your essential tremor and discuss treatments. Search by zip code to find neurologists and movement disorder specialists — neurologists with additional training in conditions like essential tremor.
Find a doctor who will understand your needs and treatment options, and call for an appointment.
When you have Medtronic DBS Therapy, you can call our Patient Services if you have questions or issues related to your DBS system. As always with your medical care, your doctor should be your first call.
Our online directory of neurologists who specialize in movement disorders and DBS therapy will continue to be a great resource if you move or travel.
We also support your doctor, with 24/7 technical support, training, therapy updates, extensive online resources, and local Medtronic representatives.
The part of this website called Living with DBS is your go-to place for information to help you get the most from your therapy.
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.