David VanSickle, MD, PhD is one of a small but growing number of neurosurgeons in the U.S. who is performing Asleep DBS surgery for Parkinson’s disease. Dr. VanSickle takes viewers into the operating room, where he discusses the history and application of DBS as a surgical therapy and shows some of the technology that assists doctors before, during and after surgery, as well as the components that are implanted in the body. Both asleep and awake DBS techniques are discussed, with emphasis on the potential advantages afforded by the new asleep approach.
DBS has increased quality of life for many. Here’s one person’s story.
Dr. Kara Beasley shares her experience as a DBS surgeon.
In this video, Susan Imke explains how finding and using your signature strengths can help you become a more resilient person and give you the ability to adapt to challenges in Parkinson’s and in your everyday life.
In this video, Dr. Peter Wang explores how tai chi can help you exercise your mind and body to improve cognitive and motor function in people with Parkinson’s.
“Just find a form of exercise you’ll do consistently because you enjoy it. You can’t let yourself give up!”
Listen in as an esteemed panel of experts talk about the benefits of DBS.
A few months ago, we invited an esteemed panel of experts to talk about Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). If you…