Deep Brain Stimulation

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Scripps Green Hospital
10666 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037 US 32.8984 -117.243
    Phone
    858-554-9100
    Visiting Hours
    • 8 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    • Visiting hours may be adjusted based on the patient's needs or wishes.

Advanced Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease, Essential Tremor and Dystonia

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an innovative neurosurgical procedure that can help control movement disorders, such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia. DBS lessens symptoms by sending a mild electrical current to structures deep within the brain that are associated with the symptoms caused by these conditions. While the treatment does not cure Parkinson’s disease, or other movement disorders, it can help patients manage the symptoms. In many cases, DBS can reduce the need for medication.

Help for Parkinson's Disease

Scripps Health in San Diego offers a variety of services for patient's with Parkinson's disease, including deep brain stimulation (DBS).

Scripps Health offers comprehensive care for Parkinson's disease.

Is DBS Right for You?

Find out if having deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery at Scripps Health in San Diego is right for you.

Find answers to your questions and learn more about deep brain stimulation (DBS).