Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Programming
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
Learn more about Deep Brain Stimulation and DBS surgery from UW Health Neurosurgery - Deep Brain Stimulation
UW Health neurologists and neurosurgeons in Madison, Wisconsin, offer deep brain stimulation (DBS) to adults and children as young as seven years of age. This procedure is offered as a treatment for selected patients with Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia.
Following is information about the post-surgical experience and what to expect during recovery following DBS.
DBS Programming Overview
UW Health neurologist Laura Buyan Dent, MD, explains the process, timing and expectations post-surgery following DBS.
Activation and Recovery
Learn about the specifics of what to expect during an appointment, changes in lifestyle during the initial recovery period and the best plan for recuperation following DBS.
Living with DBS
Dr. Laura Buyan Dent covers how your life may be different following the initial recovery period after DBS.
Frequently Asked Questions
You will be able to scroll to specific questions and answers to expand your knowledge and address concerns about DBS.