Ongoing DBS Therapy

Get the Most from Your Therapy

While receiving Medtronic DBS Therapy, this will be your go-to place if you have a question, want instructions, or need help.


GET BACK TO YOUR LIFE

  • You can return to your usual activities, always following your doctor's guidance on what's okay and what to avoid.
  • DBS will have only minimal impact on your daily activities, the clothes you can wear, or how you travel.
  • DBS delivers therapy 24 hours a day, so it will be working to control your symptoms when you wake up first thing in the morning.
  • DBS doesn't require any maintenance from you (except for recharging if you have a rechargeable system).

WATCH TO SEE WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT DURING DBS THERAPY.

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HAVE ALL YOUR CHECKUPS

Be sure to attend all the scheduled checkups with the doctor who manages your DBS therapy. Tell your doctor if your Parkinson's symptoms have changed. Your doctor will:


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ALWAYS CARRY YOUR MEDTRONIC DEVICE IDENTIFICATION CARD—GET A NEW ONE IF YOUR ADDRESS, PHONE, OR DOCTOR CHANGES.

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