Personal Stories About Medtronic DBS

Real Lives. Real Difference.

The best people to tell you about deep brain stimulation are those who have experienced it themselves. Use these stories to help you decide if DBS may be right for you.

The following stories recount the experiences of individuals who are receiving Medtronic DBS Therapy. Medtronic invited them to share their stories candidly. As you read the stories, please bear in mind that the experiences are specific to each particular person.

"IT FELT EXTREMELY EMPOWERING TO KNOW THAT THERE WAS SOMETHING OUT THERE THAT COULD MAKE AN IMPACT ON MY ABILITY TO CONTINUE IN MY PROFESSION, TAKE CARE OF MY FAMILY, AND LIVE AS NORMAL A LIFE AS POSSIBLE."

WATCH DOUG'S STORY
Anna can paint again Prakash keeps living with gusto Rick's ready to help others Karen and Jim share life, love, and DBS
 

"WHEN YOU THINK YOU'RE DOWN FOR THE COUNT, AND YOU GET YOUR LIFE BACK, IT'S INDESCRIBABLE. THEY GAVE ME BACK MY LIFE."

WATCH GARY'S STORY

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