The effects of DBS on the motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

I made this video today as I was curious about what would happen when I turned my neuro-stimulator off.  I am flying to Sydney tomorrow for a conference and didn’t want to be blind-sided if the screening device turned my DBS implant off (which has been known to happen). I hadn’t turned it  off before, […]



If any of you are on reddit, you will know what this title means.  So this was my recent contribution, with some pretty interesting feedback from people. At least I didn’t go down in a burning heap….good to hear stories from others around the world. And the more awareness there is out there the better […]


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WPC 2013