Deep Brain Stimulation Patient Stories

Georgette Nichols
Epilepsy patient is first patient in region to receive an RNS Neurostimulator to monitor brain activity and to help control seizures.

Martha Ezzell
A retired communication professor talks about how deep brain stimulation has helped her overcome essential tremor with voice tremor.

Dennis Graham
Parkinson's Disease patient and his wife talk about how deep brain stimulation has help fight rigid akinetic version of PD. 

Karen Larson
An artist talks about how deep brain stimulation has allowed her to overcome essential tremor to do the thing she loves.

Moreland Lysher
A tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease patient describes how deep brain stimulation has improved the quality of his life.

Tony Pais
Restaurant owner relates how deep brain stimulation helped him regain control over Parkinson's Disease to continue his love of cooking.

David Smith
Parkinson's Disease patient with severe tremors talks about how deep brain stimulation gave him the ability to walk his daughter down the aisle on her wedding day.