Deep Brain Stimulation | Focus on Health

Many patients with movement disorders like Parkinson's disease, Essential Tremor or Dystonia may reach a point where medication alone does not provide adequate treatment. UC Davis Health neurological disorder experts are using a state-of-the-art procedure called Deep Brain Stimulation to radically improve their patients' quality of life.

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