DBS for Essential Tremor
DBS is considered when patients with persistent and severe tremor are not receiving significant benefits from medications or the side effects are too severe.
The Center for Neuromodulation at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is one of the nation’s leading centers in developing neuromodulation treatments for a wide range of diseases and conditions including Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia and obsessive compulsive disorder. Neuromodulation, which involves the use of implantable devices that alter nervous system activity through the use of electrical stimulation, is one of the fastest-growing medical specialties.
Neuromodulation treatments involve using technology that acts directly upon nerves. It is the alteration of nerve activity by delivering electrical stimulation directly to a target area. It is one of the fastest-growing medical specialties. The Center for Neuromodulation at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center offers multiple neuromodulation treatments including deep brain stimulation and focused ultrasound ablation.
Nationally Recognized: Ohio State is routinely recognized for our excellence in neurosurgery, neurology and neuromodulation.
Unique in the Region: Ohio State is the only healthcare facility offering deep brain stimulation (DBS) and focused ultrasound ablation (FUSA) in central Ohio.
Most Experienced Neuromodulation Team in the United States: The physicians of the Center for Neuromodulation at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center perform thousands of neuromodulation surgical procedures each year for patients with Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, traumatic brain injury and obsessive compulsive disorder.
Research: We are exploring how deep brain stimulation, focused ultrasound ablation and spinal cord stimulation can treat other chronic disabilities and diseases.
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