Publication date: Apr 14, 2019
Advanced solutions like deep brain stimulation (DBS) are significantly improving the day-to-day experiences for movement disorder patients and reducing the reliance on medication.
On the occasion of World Parkinson’s Day, observed on April 11, health experts have hailed the role of innovations in improving the lives of Parkinson’s Disease (PD) patients.
According to Dr. Guruprasad Hosurkar, Consultant Neurologist and Movement disorder specialist, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Bengaluru, Parkinson’s is one of the commonest neurological disorder.
Initially the treatment is essentially medication, but over the time, patients develop complications like shorter duration of good effect, additional involuntary movements, psychiatric side effects, progression of the disease, etc.
The latest systems are engineered for precise neural targeting to customize therapy for patients with Parkinson’s disease.
-We are aware of the special requirements for the Parkinson’s patients and their families,” said Hemraj Singh Parmar, Group CEO BR Life SSNMC Hospital.
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