Treating Parkinson’s disease with deep brain stimulation

Parkinson’s disease is a debilitating condition, and a new treatment — deep brain stimulation or DBS — may help patients with tremors and shuffling. Neurosurgeon Alexander Taghva, M.D., explains the symptoms and treatments of Parkinson’s and which patients are good candidates for DBS implantation.

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