The effects of DBS on the motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease
Jun 12, 2013
Andrew was diagnosed with Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease in 2009 when he was 35 years old.
He lives with his wife and two children in Auckland, New Zealand. In November 2012 and February 2013 he underwent a surgical procedure, Deep Brain Stimulation surgery, to help control his motor symptoms.
This has been hugely beneficial to his quality of life. He is the author of a blog youngandshaky.com which he created to raise awareness of the effects of Parkinson’s Disease. This is his experience of how DBS has helped him and in the usual manner, results may vary.
The Man With A ‘Battery Operated Brain’
by Robert Krulwich
June 25, 2013
Neurology – Topic 14 – Parkinsons disease – examining a patient