Parkinson's Disease

Surgical Treatments and Other Therapies

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1. Deep brain stimulation uses an electrode surgically implanted in the




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Deep brain stimulation, or DBS, uses an electrode surgically implanted in the brain. The electrodes are connected to a small electrical device, called a pulse generator, implanted in the chest. The pulse generator and electrodes painlessly stimulate the brain in a way that helps to stop many of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease such as tremor, bradykinesia, and rigidity.