Patient Stories

Katie

Katie was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in her early 30's and found herself taking 40 pills a day to relieve the symptoms. She underwent Asleep DBS in 2014 and is now completely off medication. See her story here in her own words.

 

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Amanda and Sara were diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at 16. Despite therapy and trying multiple treatments, their condition progressed and Amanda and Sara lost the will to live. Read how DBS surgery saved their lives.

 

 

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John

The Denver DBS Center helped a Parkinson’s patient reduce his symptoms and decrease medication dosages through Asleep Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery. Read more...

 

 

Paul

Learn how Paul, who has Parkinson’s disease, regained his life after DBS. Read more...

 

Curtis

Asleep DBS surgery by the Denver DBS Center helped this Parkinson’s patient decrease medication usage and eliminate his tremors. Read more...

 

Marilyn

Suffering from essential tremor for years, Marilyn's uncontrollable tremors interfered with everything from working to writing to eating. Marilyn underwent DBS surgery five years ago and is now symptom free. "It changed my life," she says. 

 

Leila and John

Both Leila and John suffered from symptoms of Parkinson's for more than a decade. Prior to DBS surgery, Leila had severe tremors, motor fluctuations with off-state bradykinesia with shuffling gait, rigidity; and John suffered from intractable tremors,  rigidity, stooped posture, shuffling gait, and freezing episodes. See how DBS controls their symptoms.