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Deep Brain Stimulation patient reviews

Hear patients share their experience with DBS and how this therapy has changed their lives.

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Hear patients’ real stories

Every person differs in how effective DBS therapy is for them. Hear stories from people who have been in your shoes and use a Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) system to help manage their symptoms.*



“It’s not because you have Parkinson’s that you can’t do anything anymore.”


“Thank you for giving me my life back. I cannot describe it but these emotions are incredible“

Inge and Bernd

“I could not dance correctly anymore. But now I am much less stiff“

Lisa and Peter

“It was miraculous; he was like a young man again“

Diana and Christian

“That was quite an aha-effect!“

Faustino and Ludivina

“I don’t have the feeling anymore of having Parkinson’s disease.“

Gerard, Mary and Hannah

“We got the old Gerard back“

Essential Tremor


“The DBS effects were pretty immediate“ 


Angel and Salvador

“He was up, sitting up, well, lying, on this back, smiling from ear to ear[…] He was so, so happy“

* The patient quotes in this material describe real personal experiences. Individual results may vary. Patients can experience different levels of pain management and different changes in their activities and use of medications. Consult with your physician to determine if you are a candidate for this procedure and what you may gain from the therapy.

This material is for informational Purposes only and not meant for medical diagnosis. This information does not constitute medical or legal advice, and Boston Scientific makes no representation regarding the medical benefits included in this information. Boston Scientific strongly recommends that you consult with your physician on all matters pertaining to your health.

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