1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. New Medications available for managing Parkinson’s Disease

    Patients should seek a medication review at least annually By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer There have been several exciting recent developments in the realization of advanced treatment options and new medications for Parkinson’s disease. From surgical treatments to drug dev…Read More

  7. Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy Lunch & Learns

    Medtronic DBS series includes Battery Longevity Clinic and Behind the Surgical Curtain By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Medtronic has scheduled a series of lunch and learns for implanted and new patients considering Deep Brain Stimulation implant surgery in the Austin area. Th…Read More

  8. Neurology Solutions patient tells story of living with dystonia

    Austin woman manages condition with Botox injections, DBS therapy By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Phyllis Spivey of Austin noticed an odd thing when she would lie down to sleep: when she put her head on the pillow, it would pull to the right. About a year and a half after she…Read More

  9. Young Onset Parkinson’s patient shares her 20-year journey

    Austin woman had DBS surgery 9 years ago By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Roxana Zapata sees her Parkinson’s disease as somewhat of an unwelcome house guest: She’s a little controlling, she usually gets her own way, and she won’t be ignored. “You can’t get rid of her…Read More