Posts Tagged ‘EARLYSTIM trial’

Plug it in, turn it on … and feel better? Neurostimulation for Early Parkinson’s Disease

Posted by John Staples • February 13th, 2013

Although treating a disease by implanting an electrode into a patient’s brain and flicking a switch may seem like the stuff of science fiction, subthalamic neurostimulation is already an established treatment for advanced Parkinson’s disease. In patients with severe motor complications, neurostimulation can help manage motor fluctuations and dyskinesias, restore function, and improve quality of… Read More…