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

DBS Stories

Punching back at PD

Meet Suzanne

“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

Meet Kenneth

“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."

— Kenneth, Boston Scientific DBS Patient, Fountain Hills, AZ

Less medicine, more travel

Meet Ken

“It was a very easy transition from ‘let’s think about it’ to ‘let’s make the decision.’”

— Ken, Boston Scientific DBS Patient, Daytona Beach, FL

Making the switch

Meet Bill

“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

Meet Steve

“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

Meet Barbara

“Knowing the debilitation that he had before, and what he’s like after the procedure, it’s night and day.”

—  Barbara, Ken’s wife and care partner, Daytona Beach, FL

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