Submit your own Neatorama post and vote for others' posts to earn NeatoPoints that you can redeem for T-shirts, hoodies and more over at the NeatoShop!

Watch as Parkinson's Treatment Calms a Man's Tremors in Seconds

(Video Link)

This new treatment for Parkinson's Disease is called Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). It begins with the surgical implantation of electrodes that send signals to specific parts of the brain. The eletrodes are regulated by a pacemaker-like device in the chest. When activated, the electrodes counteract the tremors.

In the above video by the New York Post, Dr. Paul J. Waguespack activates the system in a patient named Mr. Richardson. Once the system is turned on, Mr. Richardson's tremors stop cold within seconds.

-via Robb Allen

Newest 1
Newest 1 Comment

Login to comment.

Email This Post to a Friend
"Watch as Parkinson's Treatment Calms a Man's Tremors in Seconds"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.


Success! Your email has been sent!

close window

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
Learn More