Deep Brain Stimulation: Time for a Tuneup

Deep Brain Stimulation: Time for a Tuneup
My sister, Dad, and I waited in the doctor’s office before Christmas for his deep brain stimulation (DBS) appointment. Dad underwent DBS last fall, and it’s time for a “tuneup,” as he likes to call them. I imagine his doctor with a wrench in her hand, manipulating Dad’s brain like a mechanic fixes a car. If she works on the ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News Today (Columns)Published on 2020-01-08By Mary Beth Skylis