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Is dbs a permanent cure for parkinson's?
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Dr. Robert Spetzler
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
This is not a permanent cure.

In brief: No
This is not a permanent cure.
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Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine
In brief: Parkinson's Disease
is not curable, it is only treatable.
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat a variety of disabling neurological symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD), such as tremor, rigidity, stiffness, slowed movement, and walking problems. DBS is usually only performed when medications fail to adequately control symptoms of PD. DBS can reduce the amount of medication necessary.

In brief: Parkinson's Disease
is not curable, it is only treatable.
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat a variety of disabling neurological symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD), such as tremor, rigidity, stiffness, slowed movement, and walking problems. DBS is usually only performed when medications fail to adequately control symptoms of PD. DBS can reduce the amount of medication necessary.
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Dr. Adam Hebb
Neurosurgery
In brief: No
Pd continues to advance, and dbs is used to treat the motor signs of the disease.
The motor signs that dbs treats includes tremor, stiffness, slow movements, and dyskinesias. Seek a medical opinion from a movement disorder specialist with experience with dbs.

In brief: No
Pd continues to advance, and dbs is used to treat the motor signs of the disease.
The motor signs that dbs treats includes tremor, stiffness, slow movements, and dyskinesias. Seek a medical opinion from a movement disorder specialist with experience with dbs.
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