1. Why Awake DBS Is Still The Best Parkinson’s Disease Treatment

    If you’re curious about deep brain stimulation (DBS), you’re not alone. It’s one of the most promising Parkinson’s disease treatments out there for patients whose symptoms can’t be controlled with medications. Here at Neurology Solutions Movement Disorders Center, we implant DBS leads in v…Read More

  2. Less invasive Deep Brain Stimulation implant

    Advanced imaging technology eliminates the need for markers prior to surgery By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Neurosurgeon Dr. Anant Patel, who is affiliated with St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, and Neurology Solutions Movement Disorders Center Medical Director Dr.…Read More

  3. Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation Advancements

    FDA Advises Earlier Consideration of DBS for Parkinson's disease By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Dr. Robert Izor of Neurology Solutions Movement Disorders Center in Austin joined KXAN in the studio last week to talk about the latest advancements in Medtronic deep brain stimul…Read More

  4. Young Onset Parkinson’s Inspires Austin man to Pursue Goals

    YOPD Patient Becomes Author, Artist & PD Advocate Alex Andron’s path has traversed a successful career on Wall Street to new ventures as an artist, author and adventurer who plans to climb to the peak of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea in August as an advocate for Parkinson’s disease (PD). Andron, who …Read More

  5. DBS troubleshooting evaluation

    Neurology Solutions offers DBS troubleshooting evaluations

    Expert team can help DBS patients achieve optimal results By Neurology Solutions Movement Disorders Center Neurology Solutions Movement Disorders Center is offering same-day DBS troubleshooting evaluations for new patients to assess deep brain stimulation problems and failures. Our DBS evaluation is…Read More

  6. deep brain stimulation support and learning

    Deep Brain Stimulation Learning, Support Group

    Monthly Support Group Answers Questions on DBS By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Undergoing surgery for Deep Brain Stimulation can be a stressful experience for patients and their families. Neurology Solutions sponsors a deep brain stimulation (DBS) support group monthly to pro…Read More

  7. Medtronic deep brain stimulation risks results

    Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation: Precision, Risks & Results

    'Awake DBS' is the gold standard for precise location of electrode By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions contributing writer Neurology Solutions Medical Director Dr. Robert Izor has participated in more than 200 Medtronic deep brain stimulation procedures since 2004 with St. David's Medical Center Neu…Read More

  8. What is the process for DBS surgery

    What is the process for DBS surgery?

    DBS implant is performed in three stages By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions contributing writer Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapy is used to treat disabling motor symptoms such as tremor, rigidity, stiffness and slow movement, associated with conditions like Parkinson's disease (PD), tremor and …Read More

  9. Who is a Candidate for Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery?

    Benefits of DBS may be just as promising for early stages of Parkinson’s By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson's disease is generally considered when quality of life is no longer acceptable and medicine no longer addresses the neurodeg…Read More

  10. Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders

    Dystonia, Essential Tremor, Parkinson’s disease considered for DBS surgery By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat a variety of debilitating neurological symptoms common to movement disorders such as Parkinson's dis…Read More