Results from real people
Whether you’re considering DBS for yourself or you’re a care partner supporting a loved one, you want to read real results from real people. DBS Systems have helped over 100,000 patients find relief from Parkinson’s disease (PD) symptoms. Hear their experiences and decide if DBS is right for you and your family.1,2
Punching back at PD
“I came to terms with the fact that if I wanted to get better, the only way [it was going to happen for me] was through Deep Brain Stimulation.”
— Suzanne, Boston Scientific DBS Patient, Miami, FL
The miracle of science
“Now that I’ve had DBS surgery, I believe my future is bright. I believe I’ve been given a new lease on life, and that’s pretty exciting."
— Ken, Boston Scientific DBS Patient, Fountain Hills, AZ
Less medicine, more travel
“It was a very easy transition from ‘let’s think about it’ to ‘let’s make the decision.’”
— Kenneth, Boston Scientific DBS Patient, Daytona Beach, FL
Upgraded to fewer side effects
“The battery [on my old DBS] was at ‘End Of Service’ and all my symptoms started returning. And that was a horrible feeling.”
— Bill, Boston Scientific DBS Patient, Miami, FL, describing making the switch to Boston Scientific after his previous battery reached end of life after less than 2 years
Care Partner Stories
Supporting her journey
“Now there’s nothing that she really can’t do. She feels whole as a wife and a mother. She [drives], she goes shopping… We just went away and were hiking, and she was way ahead of me. I couldn’t keep up with her. I’m very grateful.”
— Steve, Suzanne’s husband and care partner, Miami, FL
Happy to have her husband back
“Knowing the debilitation that he had before, and what he’s like after the procedure, it’s night and day.”
— Barbara, Kenneth’s wife and care partner, Daytona Beach, FL
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Results from case studies are not necessarily predictive of results in other case studies. Results in other studies may vary.
References: 1. American Parkinson Disease Association. What is Parkinson's disease? Accessed June 30, 2021. https://www.apdaparkinson.org/what-is-parkinsons 2. Parkinson’s Foundation. Statistics. Accessed June 30, 2021. https://www.parkinson.org/Understanding-Parkinsons/Statistics Results in case studies are not necessarily predictive of results in other cases. Results of DBS my vary.